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Lock the bad guys out of your sites

Layershift Traffic Guard provides a potent defence against the rising army of botnets and malfeasants


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Traffic Guard Overview

Layershift Traffic Guard overview diagram

Layershift Traffic Guard sits between your website or web application server, and your users, accelerating application performance and automatically detecting and mitigating security threats.

Traffic Guard supports all types of HTTP and HTTPS traffic (ports 80 and 443), including WebSockets, and is compatible with any Layershift hosting service.

Content marked as cacheable by the server's headers is automatically cached on the CDN for faster response to future visitor requests. Traffic Guard can (optionally) profile other 'dynamic' content returned to accelerate that too, with fully customisable cache TTL, exclusions, purge, and security settings.

Traffic Guard Pricing

Layershift Traffic Guard starts from just £35$55 per month, and is priced based on traffic volume, number of sites, and features.

Please contact our Sales team to discuss your requirements and request a no-obligation quote.


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Customer testimonials

Winner: Best in Western Europe - Nicereply Customer Happiness Awards

Layershift was recommended to us a few years ago when we were looking for fast, reliable servers and infrastructure and top rate support, and they have more than lived up to that reputation. Their engineers are knowledgeable, efficient and very helpful, and often go way beyond the call of duty to help us.

It's hugely reassuring to be able to leave our server management in such expert hands, and Layershift's consistently exceptional service means we can rely on...

Gary Baker
Founder & CEO - Swagger & Swoon

In a world where web hosting companies seem to be solely focussed on attracting as many clients as possible and offering pretty basic (at best) customer service, Layershift excel in being able to provide truly personable and fast customer service.

When your business is your web site, like it is for us, knowing there are true experts on hand 24/7 to help when things go wrong is priceless. I have recommended Layershift so many times and will continue to do so.

Robert Matthams (Shell Young Entrepreneur of the Year)
Founder & CEO - Shiply

We moved from Fasthosts as we needed good Customer Service and they weren't delivering. As a web design company we don't want to worry about any hosting problems. We need a managed server from a UK provider with a high level of expertise including fast, reliable support from people who know what they are talking about - Layershift provide the complete solution. Over a year hosting with them without any downtime at all.

Highly recommended.

Bill Kingston
Managing Director - Den Creative Ltd

Layershift Jelastic PaaS is the only service that would allow a novice like me the flexibility I need. I'm no web programmer but I easily managed to set everything up with no problem.

I was able to install the required PHP modules (in fact their tech support even did that for me!), I had control of core functions without having to go through command line setups of Apache servers. Tech support has been excellent and I found the online tutorials more than excellent...

Martin Fleet
Systems Engineer - Subsea Controls

Layershift's service is second to none in my opinion, and I'm sure their other customers must feel the same way. Their prices are very good but it's the suberb service level rather than pricing that's kept us with Layershift for such a long time.

Service quality was a big part of our purchasing decision when looking for a new host, and I actually wasted a lot of time on forums and review sites trying to find problems with these guys - obviously there were...

Ravi Karia
Director - Universal Textiles UK Ltd

Apart from the usual teething problems, it's all gone really well and we would like to say a big thank you to you and the tech support guys who are brilliant.

The servers seem to be much faster and it's very re-assuring to know you're on hand to help.

Alison Fraser - Your Name Here Ltd

You know when you are dealing with a well run company, and these people are as good as it gets. Well priced, helpful, highly skilled and really available 24/7/365.

We chose their fully managed service which turned out to be a wise decision. We have made extensive use of their tech support team who have helped us on many occasions where others had drawn a blank.

Julian Deghy
Director - Photographer London

Layershift is our most trusted supplier for one reason - reliability and going the extra mile. They are always there and respond in a considered and pro active way to every request whether its at 3am or 3pm, Sunday or Tuesday. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone.

Rob Smith
Strategy Director - Blueleaf

Ever since I started working with Layershift, the support provided has been second-to-none! The other hosting providers I've worked with have been a nightmare! There's no way I would ever want to move away from Layershift, your excellent service is all one could wish for.

Rees Kenyon
Director - Airship Design & New Media

I've used many different hosting companies, but none compare to Layershift. Great product, great price and as a managed service it takes all the hassle out of hosting.

The technical support guys have been amazing, I've never experienced service like this and I rely on these guys to make my business run smoothly. First class all round, and I look forward to many years of doing business with them.

Lenny Warren
Owner - Warren Media
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