Akamai Kona Site Defender Pros and Cons

Akamai Kona Site Defender Pros

Abhay Chrungoo
CTO at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
It enables us to move faster with new products because we have this layer of protection set up in our infrastructure.
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reviewer1266276
Head of Cloud Security & DevSecOps at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature is the DDoS protection, which is the main reason we got it.
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Security82ff
Security Architect at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
It is scalable for DDoS.
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Akamai Kona Site Defender Cons

Abhay Chrungoo
CTO at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The WAF features definitely have a lot of room for improvement. A lot of the WAF is really basic. For some products or some of our solutions, we need to run a second layer of more advanced WAF. If it had better layer seven protection then we would not need a second WAF.
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reviewer1266276
Head of Cloud Security & DevSecOps at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
The interface is a little bit clunky and can be improved.
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Security82ff
Security Architect at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
There are some issues with pushing configurations across a network. It still takes about 20 minutes and that means to retract it's another 20 minutes.
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