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AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS. AWS Shield provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency, so there is no need to engage AWS Support to benefit from DDoS protection.
Azure DDoS Protection, combined with application design best practices, provides defense against DDoS attacks.
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AWS Shield is ranked 23rd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Azure DDoS Protection is ranked 16th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review. AWS Shield 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". AWS Shield is most compared with Cloudflare, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS, Akamai Prolexic Routed and Cloudflare DDoS, whereas Azure DDoS Protection is most compared with Cloudflare, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS, Akamai Prolexic Routed and Fortinet FortiDDoS.
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