TeraGo Networks Selects Radware for Security Issues

By CIOReview | Wednesday, March 9, 2016

MAHWAH, N.J.: TeraGo Inc. (TSX:TGO), Canada's  leading internet, data networking, colocation and cloud services provider has chosen Radware's DDoS Attack Mitigation solution to power their new suite of security services. TeraGo utilizes Radware's DDoS Mitigation Solution in new attack mitigation Services offering across its Telco, data center and cloud hosting environments

Based in Ontario, CA, TeraGo Networks owns and manages a national IP network, providing service to 46 major markets across Canada. The firm operates seven data centers, including two Tier 3 data centers in Mississauga, Ontario and Kelowna B.C. With last year's acquisition of RackForce Networks Inc., TeraGo now also offers a full line of cloud computing and storage devices. TeraGo help businesses save on costs and operate with greater efficiency by providing complimentary IT services that meet their telecom and data needs.

TeraGo selected Radware's Attack Mitigation System because of its simplicity of implementation, and the solution's ability to detect and clean the traffic seamlessly, as well as providing new business opportunities for Terago. "Radware is now able to protect our IT infrastructure and end customers without human intervention, thus reducing our response time and providing more value to our customers while protecting their mission-critical systems," said Stewart Lyons, CEO at TeraGo. "With Radware's attack mitigation solution, we can now offer our customers multiple DDoS mitigation options, allowing them to maintain business continuity while protecting their most vital asset - their data." The TeraGo services both detect and mitigate the attack when it arises. Throughout an attack, customers who purchase the service will retain connectivity, while the mitigation systems filter traffic, allowing clean traffic to pass, and the illegitimate traffic to be quarantined.

"TeraGo recognized an opportunity to address a growing issue facing its customers and those in the industry," said Nigel Hall, Vice President of Sales, Canada, for Radware. "Not only are they able to increase protection to their network, they have also successfully built a new suite of services to appeal to a wide range of customers, from the small business to large enterprise."