LiveJournal is the largest social media communities for blogging and free speech with more than 50 million visitors and 500 million page views each month. Their challenges are to provide blocked access for legitimate LiveJournal community members and the botnets were changing & becoming harder to profile and mitigate. They chose F5 to overcome these challenges. They have implemented F5 Silverline DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) protection. The results of implementing F5 were protects LiveJournal's websites after a simple installation process, requires no upfront on-premises equipment investment, eliminates harmful side effects of legacy DDoS mitigation solutions, provides the most bandwidth and mitigation capacity per customer compared to leading DDoS mitigation providers and counters the latest and most powerful DDoS attack techniques with continuous DDoS mitigation and analysis.