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Anonymous User
Real User
Senior Dev Ops Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 18 2018

What is most valuable?

Centralized, full-featured DNS.

How has it helped my organization?

I have not used it at my current organization, but in the past I have used it to bring enterprise-grade features to my... more»

What needs improvement?

Sometimes their more advanced caching tools can cause higher first-byte times and problems with JavaScript. They also... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

You can get a lot out of the lower accounts.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I have used a couple of different solutions like Incapsula, CloudFront, and Akamai, but for different projects, not... more»

What other advice do I have?

This product is good for simple things, but you may need other tools for more fine-grained control of specific portions.
Syed Ubaid Ali Jafri
Consultant
Head of Cyber Security at KPMG Pakistan
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

Content monitoring is a marvelous feature that I haven't seen in other Web Application Firewalls. It also has a good... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We never used to know about threat and attack signatures. By using Imperva WAF, we could identify our weak points where... more»

What needs improvement?

They could improve by minimizing false positive results. Although this occurs less with Imperva, we would like to see... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing was a little higher but when compared to performance; it's very cheap.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We have examined different vendor WAF solutions but this solution was unique.

What other advice do I have?

Imperva Incapsula WAF is an awesome solution for implementing a WAF with good support and reliable hardware performance.

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