Akamai Competitors and Alternatives

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Reseller
Senior Consultant CDN at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
May 30 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the web application firewall. The dashboard is very easy to use. It is simple to explain and a layperson can achieve good results. The performance is good.

What needs improvement?

There should be a specific price list for enterprise-level customers. Another problem with this product, as a reseller, is that your customer needs to give you access to all of the features before you… more »

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

There seems to be no official pricelist for enterprise-level customers and it is more of a trial-and-error estimation. The cost primarily depends on the size of the organization.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I am also familiar with Akamai and Fastly. Cloudflare is easier to manage than the solutions provided by these vendors. The user experience is much more straightforward and appeals to a lot of… more »

What other advice do I have?

This product is well-developed and they are expanding into other spaces. I would rate this solution a seven out of ten.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We have some customers who cannot afford to have a downtime of an hour, so the customer has to choose. We give them other options, such as Akamai CDN, who provide a 100% SLA and they haven't failed in… more »
Real User
Information Security Manager at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 15 2020

What do you think of Imperva Incapsula?

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features for us are the DDoS and Bot.

What needs improvement?

I would like to have support for SSL management and secure DNS.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Imperva for more than a year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have had no problems with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Imperva is a scalable solution. We have about 20 users but it's protecting our main website.

How are customer service and technical support?

I would say that technical support is average.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did not use another similar solution prior to Imperva.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was simple. It…
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