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.
AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS. AWS Shield provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency, so there is no need to engage AWS Support to benefit from DDoS protection.
Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is ranked 28th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while AWS Shield is ranked 22nd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is rated 0.0, while AWS Shield is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is most compared with Akamai Web Application Protector and Akamai Kona Site Defender, whereas AWS Shield is most compared with Cloudflare, Azure DDoS Protection, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS and Radware DefensePro.
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