For users who have business servers deployed outside the mainland China, Alibaba Cloud provides the Anti-DDoS Premium service to mitigate DDoS attacks.
1. Global DDoS Mitigation
Anti-DDoS Premium integrates capacities of all Alibaba Cloud scrubbing centers over the world as protection resources by using Anycast technology. With distributed technology, Anti-DDoS Premium automatically diverts DDoS attack traffic to the nearest scrubbing center to the attacking source for mitigation.
2. Unlimited Protection
Anti-DDoS Premium provides unlimited protection with full capacity to each user by comprehensively utilizing global near-source mitigation abilities.
In 2018, the total protection capacity of Alibaba Cloud International Anti-DDoS scrubbing centers increases to over 2 Tbps. Anti-DDoS Premium aims to defend against every single DDoS attack for you.
Please note that Alibaba Cloud keeps rights of actions when attacks against your business impact the infrastructure of Alibaba Cloud International Anti-DDoS scrubbing centers. Once the actions are triggered on your Anti-DDoS Premium instance, your protected business may be affected. The action includes but not limited to “black hole” of the IP addresses being attacked, or alteration to the routing of the traffic destined to the IP addresses being attacked.
3. Dedicated IP Resource
Anti-DDoS Premium provides a dedicated Anycast IP for each user. Each IP is isolated to avoid any impact by DDoS attacks against other users. This provides you a safer DDoS mitigation service.
4. Security Report
Anti-DDoS Premium provides detail traffic report and attack protection report in real time for you to have a clear view on the security of your business.
Integrating all mitigation capacities of Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS scrubbing centers around the world, Anti-DDoS Premium defends against all DDoS attacks to secure your business.
In most cases, the chances of being attacked decrease significantly after you have successfully defended against DDoS attacks using the Anti-DDoS service. Typically, attackers launch DDoS attacks to cause financial losses to your business. Due to the cost of launching attacks, if the attackers fail to achieve this purpose, they will stop launching DDoS attack. Therefore, the advanced mitigation of Anti-DDoS Premium provides unlimited mitigation capacities and can integrate all mitigation capacities of Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS scrubbing centers around the world to secure your business.
1. Insurance Plan
Each month, Anti-DDoS Premium Insurance Plan offers two advanced mitigations by default, featuring unlimited mitigation capabilities. This protects your businesses against DDoS attacks with full capacity within 24 hours after an attack has been detected, and consumes one advanced mitigation. The number of advanced mitigations is reset to two at the beginning of every month during the service period.
For example, a protected IP suffers DDoS attacks at 11:20:00 (UTC+8), September 12, and an advanced mitigation is triggered. Within 24 hours, Anti-DDoS Premium provides unlimited mitigation capacities for this IP. The protected IP suffers another DDoS attack at 18:50:00 (UTC+8), September 13, and an advanced mitigation is triggered again. 24 hours later, the advanced mitigation stops and the two advanced mitigation of the Anti-DDoS Premium Insurance Plan instance in September are exhausted. The number of advanced mitigations is automatically reset to two at the beginning of the following month, October 1.
Insurance Plan is a basic solution of Anti-DDoS Premium and applies to users who are less vulnerable to attacks.
Only when the DDoS attack against your business exceeds a specific threshold, namely the basic mitigation threshold, will the advanced mitigation of Anti-DDoS Premium be enabled.
2. Unlimited Plan
Anti-DDoS Premium Unlimited Plan provides unlimited advanced mitigation capabilities for your business. After you purchase the Unlimited Plan instances, Anti-DDoS Premium provides unlimited mitigation to protect your business against all DDoS attacks.
If the two advanced mitigations for the month of an Anti-DDoS Premium Insurance Plan instance has been used up, you can purchase additional global advanced mitigations to achieve more unlimited mitigation capabilities.
Each month, Anti-DDoS Premium Insurance Plan provides two advanced mitigations by default, featuring unlimited mitigation capabilities. This protects your businesses against DDoS attacks within 24 hours after an attack has been detected, and consumes one advanced mitigation.
If the business suffers from frequent large-traffic attacks, the two advanced mitigations of Anti-DDoS Premium Insurance Plan may be not enough to guarantee the service availability. In this case, you can purchase global advanced mitigations to obtain more advanced mitigations for the Anti-DDoS Premium instances in your account.
DDoS attacks severely impair not only victims, but also the entire cloud network. Besides, DDoS defense costs a lot, the biggest among which is the bandwidth cost.
You can check the current DDoS mitigation capacity of your ECS, SLB, or EIP instances here.
And you can join up our Security Credibility plan for free to get an extra DDoS mitigation capacity based on your security credibility score.
See Check security credit details to learn the scoring criteria of the security credibility score and take the initiative to improve it. By improving your credibility score, you can get more extra DDoS mitigation capacity.
In this article, I'll show you how to use Alibaba Cloud's Anti-DDoS Premium to protect your critical assets against DDoS attacks. I'll also show you how to accelerate access for Mainland China users to your application hosted outside Mainland China, such as Singapore and Hong Kong, with the new Mainland China Acceleration (MCA) service.
Alibaba Cloud Anti-DDoS Premium is a value-added DDoS protection service. This service is used to protect servers against volumetric DDoS attacks and ensure the availability of business. By modifiying DNS records to redirect malicious traffic through Anti-DDoS Premium’s dedicated IP address, Anti-DDoS Premium, protects your online presence.
Anti-DDoS Pro is a value-added service used to protect servers, including external servers hosted in Mainland China, against volumetric DDoS attacks. You can redirect attack traffic to Anti-DDoS Pro to ensure the stability and availability of origin sites.
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