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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.
From zero to security in minutes
Configuring traditional web application firewalls can take days of effort. But Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service—a full-featured, cloud-delivered application security service—breaks the mold. Deploy it, configure it, and put it into full production—protecting all your apps from all the threats—in just minutes.
Akamai Web Application Protector is ranked 26th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) while Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is ranked 21st in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 3 reviews. Akamai Web Application Protector is rated 0.0, while Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is rated 7.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service writes "A web application firewall that is useful to identify and stop known attacks". Akamai Web Application Protector is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Akamai Kona DDoS Defender, Azure Front Door and AWS WAF, whereas Barracuda WAF-as-a-Service is most compared with Azure Front Door, Azure Web Application Firewall, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Cloudflare Web Application Firewall.
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