back to article Azure extends DDoS attack protection down to small business users, for a fee

An new Azure service aimed at protecting smaller businesses from the growing threat of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks is now in public preview, according to Microsoft. DDoS IP Protection is a new SKU for the Azure DDoS Protection service that is designed to deliver enterprise-level protection even down to the …

  1. mark l 2 Silver badge

    I am suprised Microsoft haven't been including this on all plans for FREE never mind for a monthly fee, even the cheapest plans from OVHcloud or Linode comes with DDOS protection included in the price. Or the free tier on Cloudflare if you just want to protect a website from DDOS attacks.

    It sounds like Microsoft are milking their customers for a few more dollars by making them pay for what is an essential service on the modern internet.

  2. IGotOut Silver badge

    Soooo...

    Let me get this right...

    You need to pay Microsoft to protect Microsofts infrastructure from attack?

    Riiigghhhht.

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