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    Top Answer:The most valuable feature of Azure DDoS Protection is that it performs well.
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    Overview

    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.

    To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.

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    netflix, dow jones, mapbox, pearson, rovio, youview, moviestar planet, asurion, payplug, hour of code
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    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Media Company13%
    Financial Services Firm13%
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    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Insurance Company7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise74%
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    Large Enterprise66%
    Buyer's Guide
    Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection
    June 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about NETSCOUT, Imperva, Cloudflare and others in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Updated: June 2022.
    610,518 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    AWS Shield is ranked 21st in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Azure DDoS Protection is ranked 11th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 2 reviews. AWS Shield is rated 0.0, while Azure DDoS Protection is rated 8.0. 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, Cloudflare DDoS, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS and Akamai Prolexic Routed, whereas Azure DDoS Protection is most compared with Cloudflare, Arbor DDoS, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Fortinet FortiDDoS and Imperva DDoS.

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