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Forrester Names Akamai a Leader in DDoS Mitigation. 4th Recognition as a Leader Within a Year.

Akamai Racks Up Forrester Recognition, Adding to Recognition in Bot Management, WAF, and Zero Trust


As DDoS attacks morph into bigger, more complex threats, rethinking your DDoS mitigation posture is critical. You need a trusted security partner with a proven track record.

In the newly released report, The Forrester Wave™ DDoS Mitigation Solutions Q1 2021, Forrester named Akamai a Leader in DDoS mitigation — the fourth report in which it has earned that ranking over the past year. Forrester has also recognized Akamai as a Leader in bot management,¹ WAF,² and Zero Trust.³

Get an unbiased assessment of 11 DDoS mitigation solutions in the latest Forrester report on DDoS mitigation.

Discover the 28 criteria you should use to assess vendors, including:

  • Overall scrubbing capacity
  • Security operations centers
  • Threat intelligence

Akamai earned the highest scores possible in all of these criteria and 10 others. See for yourself. Download the report* and find out why Forrester Research said:

Large enterprise clients that want an experienced, trusted vendor to make their DDoS problem go away should look to Akamai.

Forrester Research

* Available in English only

¹ The Forrester New Wave™: Bot Management, Q1 2020
² The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q1 2020
³ The Forrester Wave™: Zero Trust eXtended Ecosystem Platform Providers, Q3 2020