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Top Answer: The solution can scale extremely well.
Top Answer: The product really isn't very user-friendly. They could improve it so that it's easier for their customers to navigate and use. From a management perspective, it's difficult. Managing these rules with… more »
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution as an application firewall.
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Overview
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.

Prolexic Routed provides organizations with a simple and effective way to protect all web- and IP-based applications in their data center from the threat of DDoS attacks. Offered as a flexible and comprehensive service, Prolexic Routed stops DDoS attacks in the cloud, well before they reach the data center. It provides comprehensive protection against the broadest range of DDoS attack types and defends against today’s high-bandwidth, sustained web attacks, as well as the increasing threat of potentially crippling DDoS attacks that target specific applications and services.

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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Financial Services Firm14%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company6%
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Computer Software Company31%
Financial Services Firm24%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company3%
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Large Enterprise63%
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Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 10th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 4 reviews while Akamai Prolexic Routed is ranked 18th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while Akamai Prolexic Routed is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai Kona Site Defender writes "Great technical support, scales extremely well, and is very stable". On the other hand, Akamai Kona Site Defender is most compared with AWS WAF, F5 Shape Security, Cloudflare, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), whereas Akamai Prolexic Routed is most compared with Cloudflare, Arbor DDoS, Azure DDoS Protection, Radware DefensePro and Lumen DDoS Mitigation.

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