Waiting room application to reduce abandonment and protect from site failure when your back-end application approaches overload
sort an order of access and provide a waiting room for the users in line.
There are instances where it’s not possible to serve every user that’s trying to access your platform. This cloudlet allows you to sort an order of access and provide a waiting room for the users in line, so as to maintain the operability of your platform.
Visitor Prioritization is a way to provide a branded, user-friendly waiting room experience that helps your application servers to not become overloaded by providing granular control of traffic accessing your resources. Unlike provisioning additional hardware Visitor Prioritization makes more efficient use of your existing resources and ensures a positive user experience even when the volume of traffic is unpredictable.
Cloudlets are extensions to your Akamai solution that solve specific business or operational challenges. By offloading decisions to the Akamai edge, customers gain flexibility, resource offload and increased control.