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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.
Akamai Kona Site Defender is ranked 8th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 6 reviews while Akamai Web Application Protector is ranked 26th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Akamai Kona Site Defender is rated 8.2, while Akamai Web Application Protector is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Akamai Kona Site Defender writes "Great technical support, scales extremely well, and is very stable". On the other hand, Akamai Kona Site Defender is most compared with AWS WAF, Akamai Prolexic Routed, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Cloudflare and Imperva Incapsula, whereas Akamai Web Application Protector is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai Kona DDoS Defender, AWS WAF, Signal Sciences and Indusface AppTrana.
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