Today, when the whole world has become a global village just because of the internet and its services. But, with the growth of internet users the risk of cyber attacks also grown with the time. Internet enterprises are working harder to enhance the server security but not at the cost of server performance.
IBM has announced the partnership with Cloudflare launching IBM Cloud Internet Services, a set of edge network services easily accessed through IBM Cloud and designed to protect and secure websites, applications and APIs against denial-of-service attacks, customer data compromise and abusive bots while enhancing application performance and availability.
“By bringing together IBM’s high-value cloud capabilities and security expertise with Cloudflare’s intelligent global network, enterprises can focus on innovation from the cloud to the edge and spend less time worrying about performance issues and security threats. Across the industry, we are just starting to break the surface of the impact that a strong edge and cloud strategy will have in the enterprise, and the results will be staggering.” — said Matthew Prince, co-founder, and CEO of Cloudflare.
By partnering with Cloudflare, IBM will provide security and performance capabilities designed to protect public-facing web content and applications before they reach the cloud at one place and IBM Cloud Internet services customer will get service like Domain Name Service, DDoS protection, Web Application Firewall, Global Load Balancing and, Transport Layer Security/Secure Socket Layer.
IBM Cloud Internet Services help manage content and applications that are being accessed by a variety of device types all around the world while working so that users can access that content quickly and malicious visitors can be blocked.
Instead of relying on multiple vendors for each of these services, IBM plans to reduce complexity and time by providing a single, simple user experience in the IBM Cloud.
These service on IBM Cloud Internet Services can be configured just in few steps and that will also provide security against bot attacks.
IBM has also announced that it is launching server technology that provides secure enclaves designed to protect data used in application runtimes. Using this technology, data processed by apps can be encrypted and protected against malicious access. This paves the way for a proactive approach to cloud security and allows developers to build apps safely with highly agile tools that can help bring them to market faster.