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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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Rating
8.3
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out of 14 in Bot Management
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Kona Site Defender, Kona
PX Bot Defender
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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.

PerimeterX prevents automated attacks by detecting and protecting against malicious web behavior across e-commerce, enterprise SaaS, and media. By analyzing the behavior of humans, applications and networks, PerimeterX catches real-time automated attacks with unparalleled accuracy. Its proprietary technology protects your business and web infrastructure by preventing a full range of attacks from earlier generation bots to hijacked browsers, to new and emerging fourth generation attacks that do not trigger security mechanisms. With PerimeterX, businesses deploy seamless integration within minutes into their DevOps process.

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Sample Customers
AvidMobile, itBit
Crunchbase, Samsonite, Sally Beauty, Avenue Stores, Donately
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider15%
Retailer11%
Wholesaler/Distributor5%
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Small Business29%
Large Enterprise71%
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Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 9th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 4 reviews while PerimeterX Bot Defender is ranked 2nd in Bot Management. Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while PerimeterX Bot Defender 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, Akamai Prolexic Routed, Shape Security, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Azure DDoS Protection, whereas PerimeterX Bot Defender is most compared with Cloudflare, Akamai Bot Manager, AWS WAF, Signal Sciences and Imperva Incapsula.

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