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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.
Pulse Secure Virtual Traffic Manager is a software-based application delivery controller (ADC) designed to deliver faster, high performance user experience, with more reliable access to public websites and enterprise applications, whether they run in a public cloud, private cloud or virtualized environment, while maximizing the efficiency and capacity of web and application servers.
Akamai Ion is ranked 19th in Application Delivery Controllers while Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is ranked 12th in Application Delivery Controllers with 1 review. Akamai Ion is rated 0.0, while Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager writes "Good feature set and is simple to deploy ". Akamai Ion is most compared with NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC and HAProxy, whereas Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is most compared with HAProxy, F5 BIG-IP, Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway.
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