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People Break Stuff!
  • By Jay |

People Break Stuff!

Now we are into the New Year, I’ve had some time to reflect on 2017 and our customers’ experiences, especially on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and through the holidays. There was a common trend that jumped out to us all as we reviewed where they had difficulty, and...
The Webscale Top 10 for Black Friday
  • By Sonal |

The Webscale Top 10 for Black Friday

Webscale has a 100% uptime record for 2016 across our entire customer base. In an effort to support our customers through another amazing season...
A Tale of Two Black Fridays
  • By Andrew |

A Tale of Two Black Fridays

Event Network knew something was up when they noticed an increase in DDoS attacks in June 2015. In the run up to Black Friday, that same year,...
Got WAF?
  • By Andrew |

Got WAF?

Cyber attacks increased 22% over Black Friday weekend in 2016. Phishing links are also expected to go up as much as 336% around Thanksgiving,...
Web Only, Cloud FIrst
  • By Sonal |

Web Only, Cloud FIrst

This blog originally appeared on the website of Benhamou Global Ventures, one of Webscale’s key investors. We have a saying at Webscale...
Down shouldn’t mean out
  • By Andrew |

Down shouldn’t mean out

Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced its worst outage in history last week, going down for four hours, and crippling nearly 150,000 websites....
The Cloud’s Next Big Disruption – The Application Delivery Controller
  • By Sonal |

The Cloud’s Next Big Disruption – The Applicat...

This blog originally appeared on the website of Benhamou Global Ventures, one of Webscale’s key investors. In part II of a three part blog...