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Hosting Partner Program

Hosting Partner Program

BotGuard is a cloud-based cyber security partner for hosting companies. Reduce your customers’ risks with cloud-based website protection — We selectively block bad traffic in real time, while granting unrestricted access to a website for human users, search engines, and affiliate tools. Our hosting partners enjoy many benefits, ranging from savings in infrastructure costs to generating additional hosting income.

THE PROBLEM — Why Is It Important To Protect Customer Websites?

Bad bot traffic is a growing concern across the web among eCommerce stores and other website owners. At least 36% of web traffic in 2020 was generated by bots, half of which are harmful to websites. Poor performance and website downtime caused by this malicious bot traffic is often perceived as a hosting problem, urging customers to change their hosting provider.

Why Traditional Bot-blocking Tools Are Not Enough

Popular WAFs fail to distinguish between legitimate users and new-gen bots. Bots are rapidly evolving and using sophisticated human-mimicking techniques. Most main-stream solutions aren't effective against new-generation attack tools and advanced bot software.

pro vs. home made

Professional vs. Home-grown Solutions

Home-made scripts only block the most easily recognizable bots at best, making this a less than adequate solution in defense against web threats. Maintaining such software with consistent updates and support also requires a large resource investment which isn't always a practical solution.

new gen bots

Most WAFs Fall Short Against "New-gen" Bots

Traditional WAFs fall short facing today's modern "next-gen" bots, which use sophisticated techniques to remain undetected. The human-like interactions of modern bots require a high level of intelligence and contextual analysis to distinguish them from real users, which no firewall solution can provide.

CAPTCHA

CAPTCHAS Only Annoy And Discriminate Against Legitimate Users

CAPTCHAS aren't designed with everyone in mind and can leave users with disabilities feeling left-out. In many cases it kills conversion rates and deters users from visiting your website again. Sophisticated bots can solve CAPTCHAs with 99.8% accuracy, which is better than humans.

THE SOLUTION — BotGuard Server and Web Host Protection Suite

With the BotGuard Server you can reduce your operational expenses by blocking parasitic traffic and reduce your churn by improving infrastructure security.

The BotGuard Server reliably distinguishes and immediately blocks unwanted traffic, providing you with significant savings in traffic and server costs. As a result, your servers can easily handle 15-25% more real requests. We deploy our servers in your datacenter upon your request. This allows you to keep your traffic private and minimize network latency.

➤ Save on traffic and server resources

Blocking unwanted visitors significantly reduces the load on web servers and frees up a lot of resources.

➤ Reduce your customer churn rate

Reducing the load on your servers will improve overall server and website performance, leading to happier customers.

➤ Add website protection to your services

Provide your customers with robust web app protection from hackers, spammers, content thieves, and competitors.

TERMS OF PARTNERSHIP — You’re In Good Company

Protect your datacenter servers, reduce infrastructure costs, and increase your revenue! BotGuard is a very flexible partner to work with. We believe you know what is best for your business and the choice is always yours. Here's what we're offering within the Hosting Partner program:

✓ No upfront investment or minimum commitment — Protect all of your datacenter servers for just a fraction of your savings on web traffic and server resources.

✓ BotGuard Reseller Kit: Upsell web app protection for highly trafficked websites, multiple domains, and premium users — Add "Security as a Service" to your offer of products and services. We provide you with a reseller marketing kit, technical manuals, and tech support to get started with reselling or upselling the BotGuard service easily and efficiently.

BotGuard provides several ways for you to integrate our services. Installing Botguard Virtual Appliance servers on the hosting partner network ensures minimal network latency and high performance — No DNS redirection or proxying, no changes to the website code, no additional installations or server capacities required.

Alternatively, you can integrate with the most popular hosting panels, including WHM/cPanel, Plesk, WHMCS, DirectAdmin, and ISPManager. Integration with any proprietary panel is also possible via the BotGuard Partner API.

Our service is unique! Unlike all other known solutions, we provide an opportunity for domain owners to fine-tune and customize protection rules on their own for each particular domain. This is the only viable and efficient option with web application layer security.

We provide you with a dedicated 3rd line support team, available 24/7 globally. Our Security Operation Center experts will help you solve any web application layer traffic security issues without having to provide us the access to your infrastructure.


Learn more about how companies like yours are implementing our protection:

Use Case: Hosting Service Provider


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