Compare Akamai Kona vs. Prolexic

Akamai Kona is ranked 4th in DDoS with 2 reviews while Prolexic is ranked 12th in DDoS with 1 review. Akamai Kona is rated 7.6, while Prolexic is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Akamai Kona 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, the top reviewer of Prolexic writes "Eliminated DDOS attacks, provides excellent mitigation service". Akamai Kona is most compared with Shape Security, AWS WAF and Prolexic, whereas Prolexic is most compared with Akamai Kona, Arbor DDoS and Cloudflare.
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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.

Prolexic Routed provides organizations with a simple and effective way to protect all web- and IP-based applications in their data center from the threat of DDoS attacks. Offered as a flexible and comprehensive service, Prolexic Routed stops DDoS attacks in the cloud, well before they reach the data center. It provides comprehensive protection against the broadest range of DDoS attack types and defends against today’s high-bandwidth, sustained web attacks, as well as the increasing threat of potentially crippling DDoS attacks that target specific applications and services.

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