Akamai Reviews

Real User
Head of Cloud Security & DevSecOps at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
Jan 29 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the DDoS protection, which is the main reason we got it.

What needs improvement?

The interface is a little bit clunky and can be improved. It takes a while to get from here to there.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did not use another DDoS solution prior to this one.

What other advice do I have?

My advice for anybody who is evaluating this solution is to first evaluate your needs, and then check to see how much you need to put into this solution. The biggest lesson that I have learned from using Site Defender is that you should do… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not evaluate other options before choosing this solution.

Akamai Questions

Joyce Lei
Regional Sales Manager at Thales
Apr 07 2020
I work for an information technology and services company with 10,000+ employees. I am currently researching Akamai. From your experience, what are the pros and cons? Would you recommend it?  Thanks! I appreciate the help. 
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Akamai Kona Site Defender, what would you say? How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
How do you or your organization use this solution? Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences. Thank you!
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Akamai Kona Site Defender. What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Hi Everyone, What do you like most about Akamai Kona Site Defender? Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!