Akamai cloud company that powers and protects life online, has been named a Customers’ Choice in the January 2023 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Cloud Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) for the fourth consecutive year.
Gartner® defines cloud web application and API protection platforms as those that, “mitigate a broad range of runtime attacks, notably the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) top 10 for web application threats, automated threats and specialized attacks on APIs. Cloud WAAPs are cloud-delivered services that primarily protect public-facing web applications and APIs.”
“Akamai’s mission is to protect our customers and their entire web application footprint against an expanding range of threats with leading capabilities in App & API protection, Adaptive Security Engine, DDoS protection, bot management and more,” said Rupesh Chokshi, SVP & General Manager, Application Security at Akamai. “We are honoured to be recognized by our customers as we continue to secure applications and protect business in a rapidly evolving threat landscape.”
Below are some testimonials from Akamai customers that contributed to the report:
“I have been using Akamai API Protector for several months now and have been extremely impressed with its performance and capabilities.” - Information Security Associate, Banking
"It's a very good security product fully integrated with other Akamai products in the suite." - IT, Manufacturing
“Akamai AAP is a fully-featured WAF, including web attack detection, ddos protection, bot management and api protection. In addition to the outstanding production, the service team is quite professional and quick in response.” - Security Engineering, IT Services
"Powerful Security Engine with A Wide Configuration Range" - ICT Manager, Manufacturing