- Human Defense Platform
- New York City
- Washington DC
- Tel Aviv
The hotel metasearch engine has more than 10,000 domains pointed to their infrastructure, allowing multiple points of entry for bot attacks. The site was plagued by web scraping bots, and their traffic data was unreliable for making business decisions. This made it impossible to negotiate optimal rates with their suppliers and pass those rates onto customers, which put them at risk of losing out to competitors.
The company attempted to build their own solution to stop bots from scraping their website content. This was a massive undertaking, requiring significant time and resources to analyze traffic statistics and tune detection algorithms. The solution struggled to keep up with the ever-changing and increasingly sophisticated bot threats. It couldn’t distinguish good bots from bad bots, nor control various regions of identified bad traffic problems.
Bot Defender yielded many positive results: