If you picked a website at random, what you’d find might
surprise you. You would probably discover that, according to
Akamai internal research, automated web robots, or bots, are
responsible for between 30% and 70% of the total traffic to
websites today. That simple statistic belies a complicated truth.
Knowing about bot traffic is one thing. Understanding what to
do about it — and then doing it — is much more challenging.
The bot management market is an evolving one, with many
vendors of different sizes, experiences, and capabilities.
However, the one thing that they have in common is marketing
— everybody says that they can solve your problem. You need
to learn how to see through the marketing and get to the
capability. To cut through the noise and get to the result. You
need to know how to evaluate bot management solutions and
understand what the differences mean for you.
That is what this e-book is for. Read on.