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Akamai Receives High Scores in 2019 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Cloud Web Application Firewall Services Report

Akamai received the highest scores in two of the three use cases in Gartner Critical Capabilities:

  • Web-Scale Critical Business Applications: 3.68 of 5
  • API Security (Mobile Security in the 2018 report): 3.49 of 5
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Additionally, Akamai received one of the three highest scores in the third use case in Gartner Critical Capabilities, Public Facing Web Applications: 3.6 out of 5.

We believe these use-case scores are a result of our strong, global infrastructure with pervasive points of presence, as well as the way we leverage our unparalleled visibility into global Internet traffic to build a large base of threat intelligence.

Read this year’s report for details into the criteria that Gartner uses to evaluate Akamai and other WAF vendors, as well as how each vendor scores in specific criteria. Complete the form to get your complimentary copy of the report.

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* Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Cloud Web Application Firewalls Services, October 29, 2019, Jeremy D'Hoinne, Adam Hils, Rajpreet Kaur, John Watts

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