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It will take the blow rather than our applications should an attack occur.
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At this point, considering the size of our company and the traffic we have seen, there is no need for us to pay extra for the enterprise tier. That's our current state. Things could change; we'll have… more »
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The initial onboarding was causing us some confusion. Who's going to do what and what steps need to be taken? Once we got through it once, it became a no-brainer. At this point, I'm pretty happy with… more »
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Overview

AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS. AWS Shield provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency, so there is no need to engage AWS Support to benefit from DDoS protection.

Protect your Internet properties with a cloud-based, always-on DDoS protection, powered by the intelligence harnessed from Cloudflare’s always learning global network

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netflix, dow jones, mapbox, pearson, rovio, youview, moviestar planet, asurion, payplug, hour of code
crunchbase, SoFi, ao.com, LogMeIn, DigitalOcean, okcupid, Montecito, Discord, Udacity
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company13%
Financial Services Firm10%
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Comms Service Provider27%
Computer Software Company25%
Financial Services Firm6%
Educational Organization5%
Find out what your peers are saying about NETSCOUT, Imperva, Cloudflare and others in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Updated: January 2022.
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AWS Shield is ranked 23rd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Cloudflare DDoS is ranked 9th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review. AWS Shield is rated 0.0, while Cloudflare DDoS is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudflare DDoS writes "An all-in-one solution that protects against attacks of all sizes". AWS Shield is most compared with Cloudflare, Azure DDoS Protection, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS and Akamai Kona DDoS Defender, whereas Cloudflare DDoS is most compared with Nexusguard DDoS Protection, Fastly and StackPath DDoS Protection.

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