limit is the ability of the server or application to restrict a certain traffic
flow characteristic such as connections-per-second, packets-per-second,
number-of-queries, type-of-queries, etc. The idea here is to be able to restrict network and application
transmission characteristics in order to maintain overall business availability.
One major drawback to this technique is that by definition it does not
discriminate between legitimate or illegitimate traffic blocking.
Need to grow the business, retain
customers and increase footprint
Looking to simplify, scale and automate the network
Need to protect against advanced security threats to minimize risk and