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Security Architect at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Mar 24 2019

What is most valuable?

* It is scalable for DDoS. * Keeps our sites up through any size of attack. * It has a good breadth of controls. * From a general security platform… more»

How has it helped my organization?

In terms of mean time to detect, what we usually see is that it mitigates. It has also improved staff productivity be about 20 percent.

What needs improvement?

* I would like to see some non-related reputation categories. If they had some way of detecting activity on their platform, that would be helpful… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Before Akamai we didn't have a solution. With Akamai, we get the speed we need.

What other advice do I have?

Keep your eyes open. There are a lot of solutions out there. You can even see products being deployed in the public cloud, which is nice for… more»


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What is Akamai Kona?

Akamai's Kona Site Defender extends security beyond the data center while maintaining site performance and availability in the face of fast-changing threats. It leverages the power of the Akamai Intelligent Platform to detect, identify and mitigate Denial-of-Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks before they ever reach the origin.
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