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Akamai named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant WAAP

This, after 4 years as a Magic Quadrant WAF Leader

Cloud web application and API protection (WAAP) solutions like Akamai's continue to gain traction.

Gartner® says, “By 2026, 40% of organizations will select their WAAP provider based on advanced API protections, as well as web application security features - up from less than 10% this year."

Gartner MQ WAAP

As you can see in the above chart, Akamai positioned highest and furthest for ability to execute and was named a Magic Quadrant Leader. This should come as no surprise. In each of the last four years, Akamai was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls.

The complete report offers evaluations of Akamai and 10 additional WAAP vendors. Get it now, compliments of Akamai.*

Available in English only.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Rajpreet Kaur, John Watts, Shilpi Handa 20 September 2021, ID G00738149

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The report offers unbiased evaluations of Akamai and ten additional WAAP vendors. Read it now, compliments of Akamai.*

*Available in English only.