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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the DDoS protection, which is the main reason we got it.
Top Answer: The interface is a little bit clunky and can be improved. It takes a while to get from here to there.
Top Answer: We use this solution primarily to prevent DDoS attacks.
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31st
out of 40 in DDoS
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85
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out of 40 in DDoS
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Kona DDoS DefenderKona Site Defender, Kona
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Overview

Managed DDoS protection service for critical websites and web applications

Kona DDoS Defender helps organizations better protect their websites from DoS and DDoS attacks. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Kona DDoS Defender can stop even the largest DDoS attacks at the edge of the network before they reach your application. Kona DDoS Defender comes with managed attack response provided by Akamai’s 24x7 global Security Operations Center and can be enhanced with Site Shield to cloak the application origin.

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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Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, HondaAvidMobile, itBit
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm10%
Media Company8%
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Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is ranked 31st in DDoS while Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 7th in DDoS with 4 reviews. Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is rated 0.0, while Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Akamai Kona Site Defender writes "Enables us to move faster with new products because we have this layer of protection set up in our infrastructure". Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is most compared with Akamai Web Application Protector, whereas Akamai Kona Site Defender is most compared with AWS WAF, Shape Security, Akamai Prolexic Routed, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Cloudflare.

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