Compare Akamai Kona Site Defender vs. Nexusguard

Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 7th in DDoS with 2 reviews while Nexusguard is ranked 21st in DDoS. Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 7.6, while Nexusguard 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 and Akamai Prolexic Routed, whereas Nexusguard is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva Incapsula and Arbor DDoS.
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7th
out of 30 in DDoS
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7.5
21st
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480
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Also Known As
Kona Site Defender, Kona
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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.

Founded in 2008, Nexusguard is the global leader in fighting malicious internet attacks. Nexusguard protects clients against a multitude of threats, including distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, to ensure uninterrupted internet service. Nexusguard provides comprehensive, highly customized solutions for customers of all sizes, across a range of industries, and also enables turnkey anti-DDoS solutions for service providers. Nexusguard delivers on its promise to maximize peace of mind by minimizing threats.

Nexusguard’s purpose-built DDoS Protection platform is comprised of three pillars:


Application Protection
Nexusguard Application Protection mitigates all types of DDoS attacks and cyber threats, delivering maximum uptime to organizations with an online presence. Our solutions are secure, reliable, customizable, and backed by enterprise grade SLAs.

Origin Protection
Nexusguard Origin Protection secures all backend network elements, including the origin of applications, network infrastructure, and the backend IPs typically associated with proxy solutions. It is highly suitable for organizations that cannot afford any downtime of assets running their own network.

DNS Protection
Nexusguard DNS Protection protects mission-critical online services from DNS attacks. Our dedicated, fully redundant network of globally distributed proxy servers resolves every incoming DNS query quickly and reliably, ensuring your DNS server is protected from both internal and external attacks.


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AvidMobile, itBitMagic Beans, BitMinter, SNOC, Linkful Software
Top Industries
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Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm12%
Media Company11%
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