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Lumen® DDoS Hyper® offers On-Demand or Always-On DDoS mitigation for powerful cybersecurity protection deployed in minutes.

Limited time offer on DDoS Mitigation

Lumen will waive the one-time installation fee—a savings of up to $10,000—for customers purchasing new service with a 12-month term. See below for details*.

Multi-layer DDoS protection at your fingertips

Lumen DDoS Hyper delivers an automated self-service path so you can order and turn up your DDoS mitigation fast. Available for a flat monthly service fee and backed by multiple layers of threat defense, our extensive and deeply peered global backbone combines advanced scrubbing center technology with Black Lotus Labs® threat intelligence for enhanced cybersecurity to combat complex, costly and persistent threats.

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Activate your DDoS protection with a simple flat monthly service rate regardless of size, length or frequency of attacks.

100 Mbps

clean traffic return rate

Good for sites with low traffic


per month with 12-month agreement**

200 Mbps

clean traffic return rate

Better for moderately-high activity


per month with 12-month agreement**

500 Mbps

clean traffic return rate

Best Deal for high-volume digital businesses



per month with 12-month agreement**

Early termination fees will apply to rates and offer as set forth in customer’s agreement. Services not available everywhere. Lumen may change, cancel, or substitute offers and services, or vary them by service area at its sole discretion without notice. Credit approval and deposit may be required. Offer may not be combined with other offers. Additional restrictions, terms and conditions apply.

*Waived one-time setup charge offer available for a limited time for On-Demand and Always-On mitigation services to eligible U.S. business customers purchasing new DDoS service and requires a 12-month service agreement.

**Rates are available for On-Demand mitigation services to eligible U.S. business customers, require a 12-month term agreement, are per month, based on total clean traffic return bandwidth, IPV4 protection and exclude transport, one-time set up charge, taxes, fees and surcharges, which may include compliance and administrative cost recovery fee, and state and local taxes.

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Features and Specs

  • Order, configure and turn up services in minutes, even during an active attack
  • Network-based, unlimited mitigation for volumetric attacks
  • Multi-tiered scrubbing architecture backed by 170 Tbps of network-based mitigation capacity enacted at 500+ global scrubbing locations
  • 7,300+ unique AS interconnectsand 250+ Tbps of global network capacity
  • Up to 100 Gbps of clean traffic return*** with options for Internet Direct and GRE clean traffic return paths and flow-based monitoring instances
  • Carrier agnostic defense: protect Lumen or third-party connects for IPv4 traffic
  • On-Demand or Always-On commercial models with proactive or auto-mitigation controls
  • 1 second time-to-mitigate for most attacks after traffic hits scrubbing centers
  • Automated detection, mitigation and response with Rapid Threat Defense backed by Black Lotus Labs threat intelligence

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***Clean traffic returns subject to availability, not all options are available in all area.

  • Simplified quote and order process, with automated provisioning of service in minutes
  • Predetermined configurations for customer premises equipment
  • Predictable monthly service rate, regardless of size, length or frequency of DDoS attacks

  • Proactive monitoring and alerting using Black Lotus Labs threat intelligence and NetFlow from customer or Lumen edge routers
  • Nine global security operations centers (SOCs) offer 24/7 support



Self-serve DDoS protection with simple pricing

Quote, order and configure your DDoS services and get a predictable monthly service rate, regardless of attack size, length or frequency.


Cybersecurity for the agile environment

As new applications are spun up in new environments, you control the additions of sites, tunnels and protected IP spaces and applications.

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Defense to fit your business needs

Whether you are a Lumen internet customer or bring your own network, Lumen DDoS Hyper can help protect your infrastructure. Choose the monitoring and mitigation options—Always-On or On-Demand—that work best for your business.

Lumen DDoS Quarterly Report

Uncover the latest DDoS attack trends

Stay up to date on the latest cybersecurity intel and mitigation strategies in the Lumen Quarterly DDoS Report. In this edition, you get actionable intelligence so you can:


  • Know the threats targeting your industry
  • Understand the popular DDoS and application attack vectors to anticipate emerging threats
  • Learn what to do if you experience an attack

Use Cases

Manage active attacks

Ideal for businesses currently experiencing a DDoS attack on critical web-facing resources and in need of rapid turn-up of mitigation services.

Protect revenue streams

Ideal for businesses that rely on their website or web-facing apps to drive revenue and need a solution that is easy to configure, activate and fit within their budget.

Secure apps and assets

Ideal for organizations that need to manage protection of web assets and apps in near real time as they are added and removed without burdening in-house IT staff.

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