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MetaTrader 5 presents Cloudflare against DDoS Attacks

MetaQuotes Software Corp.

22 June 2020

MetaTrader 5 has brought on Cloudflare, a performance, reliability, and security company, to enable DDoS protection and improve network performance. Cloudflare Spectrum for brokers prevents disruptions caused by bad traffic, while allowing good traffic through. Cloudflare's global network spans more than 200 cities and offers more than 35 Tbps of network capacity.

While protection against DDoS attacks is a great concern for many of Cloudflare's customers, speed figures still remain an important factor. By leveraging the Cloudflare network to route traffic more efficiently, we are able to decrease latency and improve the stability of network connections. This means that platform users can experience higher speeds in incoming exchange data rates compared to a direct connection.

Achiel van der Mandele, Cloudflare

Achiel van der Mandele, Cloudflare

Mr Achiel van der Mandele, Product Manager at Cloudflare, comments: "Having safe access to realtime exchange data is key for MetaQuotes' customers. We're very pleased to be able to support the MetaTrader platform with Cloudflare Spectrum. With Spectrum, customers can protect their MetaTrader endpoints from DDoS attacks and increase network performance.”

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