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Overview

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.

NGINX Plus is the all‑in‑one application delivery platform for the modern web.

NGINX is the world’s most popular open source web server and load balancer for high‑traffic sites, powering over 200 million properties.

NGINX Plus adds enterprise-ready features for HTTP, TCP, and UDP load balancing, such as session persistencehealth checksadvanced monitoring, and management to give you the freedom to innovate without being constrained by infrastructure.

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Akamai Ion is ranked 19th in Application Delivery Controllers while NGINX Plus is ranked 7th in Application Delivery Controllers with 1 review. Akamai Ion is rated 0.0, while NGINX Plus is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of NGINX Plus writes "A reliable solution for load balancing, cluster production and more". Akamai Ion is most compared with Citrix ADC and HAProxy, whereas NGINX Plus is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, HAProxy, IIS, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Citrix ADC.

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