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Protecting Firewall Capacity With NETSCOUT Arbor Edge Defense (AED)

NETSCOUT Arbor Edge Defense (AED) has 60 times the blocking capacity of a typical firewall. AED can reduce the load on Firewalls, IDS/IPS and WAFs by up to 80%.

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AED is a stateless packet processing solution that not only protects firewalls from inbound DDoS attacks, AED also blocks inbound malicious scanning activity, brute force password attacks, and other IoCs (Indicators of Compromise). This reduction allows the firewalls to do a better job on stateful, behavioral, and signature-based blocking that customers depend on firewalls to do. Employing the unmatched NETSCOUT DDoS Threat Intelligence that is the result of our visibility into almost 50% of all internet traffic, AED and AIF can identify and block threat signatures from known bad IPs, URLs, and domains. AED can block up to 3 million IoCs at the edge of your network while a typical firewall can only block 300K.