Alibaba Cloud provides you with multiple anti-DDoS solutions. You can select an appropriate solution as required. This topic describes the anti-DDoS solutions and application scenarios.
The anti-DDoS solutions include Anti-DDoS Basic, Anti-DDoS Origin, Anti-DDoS Pro, Anti-DDoS Premium, and GameShield. The following table describes the solutions.
|Anti-DDoS Basic||Anti-DDoS Basic is a basic anti-DDoS service provided by Alibaba Cloud. It provides up to 5 Gbit/s anti-DDoS protection capabilities for free based on the Alibaba Cloud services that you purchased. You can join Security Credibility to obtain higher security protection capabilities based on your security credit score.||Services that have basic requirements on security. You can use Anti-DDoS Basic after you purchase an Alibaba Cloud service. We recommend that you use other security solutions for additional protection if your services require high security.||Up to 5 Gbit/s|
|Anti-DDoS Origin||Anti-DDoS Origin is designed to improve the anti-DDoS protection capabilities of Alibaba Cloud services. The services include Elastic Compute Service (ECS), Server Load Balancer (SLB), Web Application Firewall (WAF), and Elastic IP Address (EIP). You can perform simple configurations to load the security capabilities provided by Anti-DDoS Origin to Alibaba Cloud services.||
|Anti-DDoS Pro||Anti-DDoS Pro and Anti-DDoS Premium are provided to protect Internet-based servers against volumetric DDoS attacks. Servers that are not on Alibaba Cloud can also be protected. After you configure Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium, attack traffic is rerouted to an Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium instance to ensure that the origin server is stable and reliable.||
|GameShield||GameShield is provided to protect against DDoS and HTTP flood attacks in the gaming industry. GameShield can effectively defend against volumetric DDoS attacks that involve terabytes of traffic and that can be prevented by using Anti-DDoS Pro or Anti-DDoS Premium. It can also defend against the TCP-based HTTP flood attacks specific to the gaming industry.||