Cisco signs Radware for DDoS mitigation technology

NEW DELHI: Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, will provide its distributed denial of service (DDoS) mitigation technology for the new Cisco Firepower 9300 appliance, designed for service providers.

Cisco Systems selected Radware’s DDoS mitigation technology that helps protect against security threats targeted at the availability of the protected service, without blocking legitimate user traffic.

“We are excited to be a part of Cisco’s next generation security platform – the Firepower 9300 appliance,” said Nikhil Taneja, Country Manager and Regional Director, India and SAARC, Radware.

“By incorporating Radware’s DDoS protection on the Firepower 9300 with Cisco’s unique security approach, a more threat centric solution will be available to the service providers, including advanced firewalling, DDoS protection, and other security protection services,” added Taneja.

RAH Infotech, a specialized VAD focused on enterprise and application security and application delivery, is a distributor of Radware products in India. It adds value to its partners and resellers by distributing the entire product line of Radware which helps the customers through Load Balancing and ADoS (Advanced Denial of Service) & DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection.

Ashok Kumar, MD and CEO, RAH Infotech, said, “Cisco’s threat centric security solutions bundled with DDoS mitigation powered by Radware on the Firepower 9300 appliance, will help detect aberrant activity on the network and protect service providers, their customers and their data from advanced threats – before, during and after an attack.”

Through this tightly integrated security approach, Cisco can provide enhanced agility by allowing security to dynamically follow workloads and data flows through open and programmable networks.

“We are happy to have partnered with Cisco in order to provide them with a robust DDoS protection solution that they’ve integrated into their new product line,” said Jack Sorci, Vice President of Business Development for Radware. “This partnership furthers our co-operation with Cisco around its key data center initiatives with our application delivery and security solutions for ACI, UCS and SDN.” added Sorci.

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