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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 »
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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.

The SonicWall Web Application Firewal l (WAF) solutions enables the defense-in-depth strategy to protect your web applications running in a private, public or hybrid cloud environment. compromise the application, steal data and/or cause a denial-of-service.

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Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 9th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 5 reviews while SonicWall Web Application Firewall is ranked 42nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while SonicWall Web Application Firewall 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 SonicWall Web Application Firewall is most compared with .

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