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Top Answer: It will take the blow rather than our applications should an attack occur.
Top Answer: At this point, considering the size of our company and the traffic we have seen, there is no need for us to pay extra for the enterprise tier. That's our current state. Things could change; we'll have… more »
Top Answer: The initial onboarding was causing us some confusion. Who's going to do what and what steps need to be taken? Once we got through it once, it became a no-brainer. At this point, I'm pretty happy with… more »
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Kona DDoS Defender
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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.

Protect your Internet properties with a cloud-based, always-on DDoS protection, powered by the intelligence harnessed from Cloudflare’s always learning global network

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Sample Customers
Best Buy, Audi, Fox, IBM, Fiat, Honda
crunchbase, SoFi, ao.com, LogMeIn, DigitalOcean, okcupid, Montecito, Discord, Udacity
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm14%
Insurance Company6%
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider28%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is ranked 27th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Cloudflare DDoS is ranked 10th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review. Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is rated 0.0, while Cloudflare DDoS is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Cloudflare DDoS writes "An all-in-one solution that protects against attacks of all sizes". Akamai Kona DDoS Defender is most compared with Akamai Web Application Protector, Akamai Kona Site Defender and AWS Shield, whereas Cloudflare DDoS is most compared with Nexusguard, AWS Shield and Fastly.

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