Akamai Kona vs. PerimeterX Bot Defender

As of June 2019, Akamai Kona is ranked 11th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 1 review vs PerimeterX Bot Defender which is ranked 3rd in Bot Management with 1 review. The top reviewer of Akamai Kona writes "Keeps our sites up through any size of attack, but some of the dashboards could be better". The top reviewer of PerimeterX Bot Defender writes "They ensure that our campaigns have run in the highest quality of settings, leading to savings on ad spending". Akamai Kona is most compared with Shape Security, Prolexic and AWS WAF. PerimeterX Bot Defender is most compared with Distil Networks, Cloudflare and Akamai 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.

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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