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Top Answer: This solution is the best option for us because we use a lot of Microsoft products. So, it is easy for us to deploy or integrate any features or products.
Top Answer: You can test it for a certain period of time free of charge. You can have a free account. You can test it to compare its pros and cons with other products that you are testing. We are an educational… more »
Top Answer: Sometimes, it is hard for our staff to keep track of changes (in the GUI) between different projects, because there are constant changes. As a result, it is hard to manage, recall, and see all the… more »
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With limited security expertise, protecting your web applications is a daunting task. Web Application Protector provides automated web application firewall (WAF) and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection that’s designed to offload the complexity associated with a traditional WAF. Easy to deploy and manage, Web Application Protector is backed by the scale and reliability of the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform ― so you worry less about threats and focus more on growing your business.

Azure DDoS protection, combined with application design best practices, provide defense against DDoS attacks.

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Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider21%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company6%
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider17%
Insurance Company8%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Akamai Web Application Protector is ranked 21st in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Azure DDoS Protection is ranked 17th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review. Akamai Web Application Protector is rated 0.0, while Azure DDoS Protection is rated 7.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Azure DDoS Protection writes "Good support and integration with other Microsoft products, but it can be hard to keep track of changes in the GUI". Akamai Web Application Protector is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Akamai Kona DDoS Defender, AWS WAF and Signal Sciences, whereas Azure DDoS Protection is most compared with Cloudflare, AWS Shield, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS and Akamai Prolexic Routed.

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