Barracuda Web Application Firewall Alternatives and Competitors

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Thomas Hejula
Real User
Senior IT Engineer at Lumeris
Dec 09 2018

What is most valuable?

* iRules * Simplicity I was able to simply and quickly set up the WAF rules and security, and also set up easily complex policies and rules which gave me some great features to redirect. So, I had to… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The ability to quickly set up. I understood it very quickly. I had some URLs which pointed to my load balancers, and inside there, I had to send an action to the API Gateway. I thought it was going to… more»

What needs improvement?

People love them in security, but their costs are completely out of bounds. However, I'm not a security guy, so I don't necessarily know all the ins and outs of why our security team may have chosen… more»

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

From a cost perspective, I agreed to analyze the standards in terms of load balancing. However, the cost that they have with AWS are almost prohibitive. I'm being forced to use F5 WAF. I would not… more»

What other advice do I have?

The product works. We have F5 all across our environment. We use them for both VPNs and for traditional load balancers. So, we have VIPRIONs and several different versions of on-premise F5 hardware… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I am a fan of using AWS natively. It is much cheaper. We also looked at Check Point and Barracuda, but they were not markedly cheaper. The whole reason to use AWS was its ability to create resources… more»
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