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ISPs take on DDoS attacks

Nov 17, 20031 min

Latest edge news.

ISPs take on DDoS attacks, 11/17/03

The largest ISPs are promising new tools by next year that will help predict and better defend against worms and viruses that act like distributed DoS attacks and true distributed DoS strikes.

Netli pumps up SSL performance, 11/17/03

Web-acceleration service provider Netli is upgrading its support for Internet transactions protected by Secure Sockets Layer technology so they perform faster than before.

Verizon picks AFC for FTTP, 11/17/03

As expected, Verizon has tapped Advanced Fibre Communications as one of four vendors to supply fiber-optic and electronic equipment for Verizon’s Fiber-to-the-Premises buildout.

Qwest acquires Touch America assets, 11/14/03

Qwest this week said it will purchase frame relay and ATM assets from Touch America, a bankrupt service provider Qwest has been in litigation with.

Router start-up ready for next phase, 11/13/03

At a time when most telecom equipment start-ups are slashing staff or conspicuously maintaining a low profile, core router maker Chiaro Networks is building some momentum.