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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

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

I've been running my web design business now for over 10 years, and it's only this year I've moved away from Fasthosts. The difference is incredible.

When I came to set up an SSL cert for one of my sites - something I've always found painful and fiddly in the past - Cristina made everything so easy.

I was guided to the most appropriate solution for my needs, with all costs clearly explained and approved before orders were raised, and then everything was...

Garry Crick
Director - Kent Web Host, Luno Ltd

The service Layershift offer is outstanding. I always receive quick and courteous replies and the solutions provided actually work. They can count on me as a guaranteed long-term customer. I've already started moving all the websites I host somewhere else to Layershift - I couldn't find any other hosting provider that could do things better.

They have taken server management to a higher level, I am very impressed!

James Millingon
Director - Shop247.com, Inc.

We've used Layershift for a few years now and they have proven to be a very fast and reliable hosting company.

We switched from an expensive dedicated server from another company to the Layershift Cloud VPS and it's fitted our needs perfectly with great reliability and excellent customer support.

I love the fact that you can directly email the support team for a quick response rather than having to set up tickets.

Andrew Ward
Developer - Arbtech Consulting Ltd

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

Quite brilliant - thank you so much for simplifying a process that looked complex and in fact was very easy. Thank you for pointing me in the right direction - not sure what I would do without your support.

Your support and service is the tops!

Yee Liu Williams
Founder - in-syte

Ioan Nistor is always a helpful chap! As are the team, everyone I have ever interacted with has always been of top level in professionalism and assistance.

I hold this company in high regard due to the exceptional service I always receive!

Paul Dean
Director - Bluewave Design

Victor and the rest of the team always provide the best service whenever I put in a support request. Fast, efficient, and done properly.

Layershift offer by far the best support of any hosts I have used, which is why I always recommend them to clients. Thanks guys.

Dave Ashman
Web Developer - iamdash

I chose Layershift because I offer 24x7 service and need total support 24x7, in the knowledge that I am only as good as the support that I receive. I just wanted to thank you for the support that I have received to date, and I want to acknowledge the professional support and assistance that I have received recently.

A brilliant experience and confirmation of why I have chosen your good selves to host my services.

Nigel Billam - Webjoy

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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