Do I still need Akismet?

Hi,

I migrated all my sites to Cloudways yesterday. My previous hosting (Wealthy Affiliate Siterubix) didn’t require me to install any anti-spam/anti-bot as the support said it was already built-in.

I browsed around my Cloudways account and Bot protection is already enabled by default.

I created a test website, mainly for tutorial purposes. The newly created site has a “Bot Protection” plugin installed and activated by default. The Akismet plugin is also installed but inactive.

So do I still need the Akismet?

Thank you to anyone who can clarify.

Pitin