Akamai Kona vs. Symantec Web Application Firewall

As of June 2019, Akamai Kona is ranked 11th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 1 review vs Symantec Web Application Firewall which is ranked 16th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). The top reviewer of Akamai Kona writes "Keeps our sites up through any size of attack, but some of the dashboards could be better". Akamai Kona is most compared with Shape Security, Prolexic and AWS WAF. Symantec Web Application Firewall is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall.
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Symantec WAF, Blue Coat Protecting Web Applications
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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 Symantec Web Application Firewall (WAF) enables you to secure and accelerate your web applications.

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