Compare Akamai Kona Site Defender vs. Akamai Web Application Protector

Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 10th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 4 reviews while Akamai Web Application Protector is ranked 34th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.0, while Akamai Web Application Protector is rated 0. 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". On the other hand, Akamai Kona Site Defender is most compared with Shape Security, AWS WAF, Akamai Prolexic Routed, Imperva Incapsula and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, whereas Akamai Web Application Protector is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway.
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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.

With limited security expertise, protecting your web applications is a daunting task. Web Application Protector provides automated web application firewall (WAF) and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection that’s designed to offload the complexity associated with a traditional WAF. Easy to deploy and manage, Web Application Protector is backed by the scale and reliability of the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform ― so you worry less about threats and focus more on growing your business.

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Software R&D Company38%
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Media Company9%
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