We have data on 271 companies that use AWS Shield. The companies using AWS Shield are most often found in United States and in the Information Technology and Services industry. AWS Shield is most often used by companies with >10000 employees and >1000M dollars in revenue. Our data for AWS Shield usage goes back as far as 1 years and 9 months.
We use the best indexing techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 15,000 technology products, including Cloud Security. By scanning billions of public documents, we are able to collect deep insights on every company, with over 100 data fields per company at an average. In the Cloud Security category, AWS Shield has a market share of about 0.1%. Other major and competing products in this category include:
AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS (Amazon Web Services). It provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency. There are two tiers of AWS Shield i.e., Standard and Advanced. AWS Shield Standard defends against most common, frequently occurring network and transport layer DDoS attacks that target the website or applications. AWS Shield Advanced provides additional detection and mitigation against large and sophisticated DDoS attacks, near real-time visibility into attacks and integration with AWS WAF.
Looking at AWS Shield customers by industry, we find that Information Technology and Services (30%), Computer Software (12%), Financial Services (6%) and Banking (6%) are the largest segments.
61% of AWS Shield customers are in United States, 9% are in United Kingdom and 6% are in India.
Of all the customers that are using AWS Shield, a majority (50%) are large (>1000 employees), 15% are small (<50 employees) and 31% are medium-sized.
Of all the customers that are using AWS Shield, 42% are small (<$50M), 7% are medium-sized and 44% are large (>$1000M).