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Top Answer: The solution is quite reasonably priced. It costs less than other cloud solutions.
Top Answer: The configuration is very specific right now and needs to be much more flexible. They need to work on it so that it's much easier to configure the solution so that it works how we need it to. It needs… more »
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Ion, Akamai’s flagship performance solution, is a suite of intelligent performance optimizations and controls that helps deliver superior web, iOS, and Android app experiences. Built on the SLA-backed availability of the globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, Ion continuously monitors real user behavior — applying best-practice performance optimizations automatically — and adapting in real time to content, user behavior, and connectivity changes.

Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your web applications. Traditional load balancers operate at the transport layer (OSI layer 4 - TCP and UDP) and route traffic based on source IP address and port, to a destination IP address and port.

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Comms Service Provider29%
Financial Services Firm14%
Healthcare Company14%
Government14%
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Comms Service Provider19%
Government5%
Energy/Utilities Company5%
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Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise67%
Find out what your peers are saying about F5, Kemp, A10 Networks and others in Application Delivery Controllers. Updated: March 2021.
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Akamai Ion is ranked 19th in Application Delivery Controllers while Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is ranked 5th in Application Delivery Controllers with 10 reviews. Akamai Ion is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Application Gateway writes "Needs better security and functionality, and requires more intelligence to make it competitive". Akamai Ion is most compared with NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC and HAProxy, whereas Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is most compared with AWS WAF, F5 BIG-IP, Azure Front Door, HAProxy and Cloudflare.

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