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"Akamai is very expensive.""There is no license at all for Akamai. They are going to charge us only for the usage.""The price they are offering is quite reasonable for premium customers, but it's very expensive if you're a small and medium-sized enterprises."

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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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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.

Provides a unique range of deployment options including always-on, on-demand or fully managed hybrid DDoS services that provide customers optimal cloud DDoS protection to meet the needs of their networks and applications.

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AvidMobile, itBit
Myntex, APAC retailers
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Computer Software Company30%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider14%
Media Company5%
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Large Enterprise70%
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Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 6th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 6 reviews while Radware Cloud DDoS Protection Service is ranked 34th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while Radware Cloud DDoS Protection Service 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 Akamai Prolexic Routed, AWS WAF, F5 Shape Security, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Cloudflare, whereas Radware Cloud DDoS Protection Service is most compared with .

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