back to article Big Switch takes big bet it can beat off big denial of service attacks

Big Switch Networks is taking aim at the kinds of IoT-based attacks that have rocked the Internet this year. Headlining its BigSecure Architecture release today is a service chaining solution the company's chief product officer Prashant Gandhi told Vulture South can scale up to deflect a terabit-scale attack in about ten …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Not exactly biting the hand

    Couldn't this kind of press release cut & paste article at least be labelled "sponsored" or something?

    1. Adam 52 Silver badge

      Re: Not exactly biting the hand

      The Advertising Standards Agency would agree with you:

      https://www.asa.org.uk/News-resources/Media-Centre/2014/Making-ads-Clear-The-challenge-for-advertisers-and-vloggers.aspx

    2. Jim Mitchell

      Re: Not exactly biting the hand

      The Reg puts "ANALYSIS" labels on some articles. Ones like this should be labeled "NO ANALYSIS", perhaps.

      1. Anonymous Coward
        Anonymous Coward

        Re: Not exactly biting the hand

        Quite, not a single mention that most networks don't have anywhere near the capacity to cope with a 600-1000Gbit/s volumetric attack, so being able to scale out to x86 servers means nothing.

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