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How BGP Works (Why not all of your traffic goes over CN2)

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Sharktech’s Los Angeles network has six highly sought after direct upstream carriers: CN2 (China Telecom Next Generation Carrier Network, AS4809) China Telcom (AS4134) China Unicom (AS4837) Comcast (AS7922) GTT (AS4436 and AS3257) NTT (AS2914) BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) will analyze and select the best route.  The route may vary over time, as Internet traffic patterns […]

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Networking

CN2 Added to Sharktech Los Angeles Network Blend

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOS ANGELES, CA – January 22, 2018 – Sharktech Inc. is proud to announce partnership with CN2 (China Telecom Next Generation Carrier Network, AS4809) for its Los Angeles network blend. CN2 is widely regarded as the best trans-Pacific carrier to mainland China. Through this partnership Sharktech clients will see reduced latency and […]

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DDOS Protection

100G DDoS Protection Service

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100G DDoS Protection is a unique service that Sharktech provides our dedicated server customers that expect DDoS attacks that exceed our standard DDoS protection limit, currently set at 40Gbps. This service spreads incoming attacks using BGP across all of our data centers leveraging our total bandwidth available and our DDoS protection hardware located at each […]

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Understanding the 95th Percentile Billing Method

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The 95th percentile billing method is a common way to calculate bandwidth billing with colocation.  If you don’t understand the 95th percentile billing method, don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s common. Because it is an industry standard methodology for billing, it’s pretty important to completely understand it.

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Networking

Sharktech Upgrades to 100Gbps Uplinks

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Many ISPs are cautious when investing in anything new. The tendency to use what has always worked often leads companies to stick with aging technology. Sharktech embraces forward movement knowing it is essential to staying competitive in today’s hosting world. As a leader for 15 years in DDOS protection, we’re usually the first to make […]

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DDOS Protection

DDOS is on the Rise. Here’s Why.

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There is a lot of money to be made by launching DDOS attacks. What was once angry teenage gamers attacking each other is now a common tool used by hackers, criminals, and political organizations. And the DDOS attacks are getting bigger. In 2017, 42% of attacks exceeded 50Gbps. This is up from two years ago […]

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