Compare Arbor DDoS vs. Radware DefensePro

Arbor DDoS is ranked 1st in DDoS with 15 reviews while Radware DefensePro is ranked 5th in DDoS with 4 reviews. Arbor DDoS is rated 8.4, while Radware DefensePro is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Arbor DDoS writes "Our customers can check how many attacks they have faced and how many have been blocked". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware DefensePro writes "Secures our network for all incoming traffic against denial of service attacks and other intrusions". Arbor DDoS is most compared with Radware DefensePro, Cloudflare and FortiDDoS, whereas Radware DefensePro is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Imperva Incapsula and Cloudflare. See our Arbor DDoS vs. Radware DefensePro report.
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Pros
We can reduce the bandwidth to minimize the attack level. If we see more than 2.5 GBs we drop it directly.In the GUI, the packet capture is a very good option, as is the option to block an IP address.It provides packet capture and we can block or whitelist whichever IPs we need to. Whatever traffic we want to block - and we get IPs from internal teams and from national teams - we block at the Arbor level only, because if it gets to the firewall then firewall bandwidth will be taken.Valuable features include simple and centralized management of user access and capabilities, as well as Web 2.0 interactive attack alerting, traffic visualization, and mitigation service control.Our customers are very happy when we provide them with the interface... They can check how many attacks they have faced and how many attacks have been blocked.There are a number of valuable features in this product, like Cloud Signaling and Threat Intelligence feeds.Arbor has a global ranking in reliability and credibility. They are very unique and can respond to a very wide scope of threats from their global deployment.It's just one dashboard with mitigation. You decide which mitigation you want and at what threshold to do this or that. Its operation is pretty simple. It's easy.

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The DDoS protection that the solution provides is its most valuable feature.A flexible affordable solution for defense against DDos attacks.With the secure signature feature, the Radware DefensePro is a big assistance. It is a big help to our customers to improve their productivity and performance. The prompt response from the Radware team is definitely increasing in the new era.A valuable feature is the speed of signature updates.SSL-based mitigation from DDoS attacks is good from their side. They are capable of preventing SSL-based attacks with certifications and everything loaded onto them.It has not gone down for a quite long time. It's working fine.

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If we want to see live traffic, we can see do so. But once an attack that lasts for five minutes is done, the data is no longer there. It would be an improvement if we could see recent traffic in the dashboard. We can check and download live traffic, but a past attack, with all the details, such as why it happened and how to mitigate and prevent such future attacks, would be helpful to see.There is definitely room for improvement in third-party intelligence and integrations.On the main page there are alerts that we are unable to clear, even though the issue has been resolved.The following areas need improvement: opening and tracking support tickets, online support resources, software upgrades/updates and replacement media, and event management guidelines.Because we had some routers that were somewhat old, they were not integrated with Arbor. They did not support the NetFlow version that Arbor was running. That was a challenge. We had to upgrade the routers. Some backward-compatibility would be helpful.Sometimes it blocks legitimate traffic. If a legitimate user is trying to access the server continuously, the product suspects that this is a DoS traffic file. That is a case where it needs to improve. It needs machine-learning.I think the diversity of protection is extremely limited. It must be expanded in future upgrades and versions.For troubleshooting problems, it's not so intuitive. It's not straightforward. This is the core of their kernel, so they need to improve it a little bit... In F5 I have full control of everything.

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I had some trouble in the registration account prior to deployment, but it was fixed. They were not very fast or responsive, however. It took about one week to resolve the issue.It could incorporate more intelligence for reacting with web site visitors.Radware DefensePro requires a continuous learning process. Using this technology, we can improve our network. Based on the different attack mechanisms, we use Radware DefensePro to provide security for our clients' networks very effectively.If they would go to a cloud-based approach, that would give much more flexibility in terms of working with them.They should add artificial intelligence to the platform. It is currently missing the machine learning piece.I would like to see better implementation of a zero-day attack implementation strategy with self-mitigation.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Pricing is slightly on the higher side.I'm a technical guy. But I know it's expensive compared to its competitors. After you have the on-premise solution, for your solution to be effective you have to subscribe to an "upper level," so there's another cost. There is also a subscription to cloud services, which is another cost.Arbor's products are very expensive. Their competitors are cheap when compared with Arbor.As far as I know, they are the best in this sector, in DDoS protection. They know it, I know, because their service prices are too high. They provide cloud DDoS protection for ISPs, but that is also too expensive.Because the solutions from competitors are very different, it's not easy to compare. However, the licensing from Arbor is clear and understandable and the pricing is reasonable when looking at the market, in general.

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It is sort of middle-of-the-road for this type of solution.The product's pricing is a good value.The cost for maintenance is cheaper because the majority of the deployments using the solution are in areas where cost of maintenance is also lower.Licensing of Radware is quite simple and straightforward, while Arbor DDos is a bit complicated.

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1st
out of 28 in DDoS
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10,694
Comparisons
6,773
Reviews
13
Average Words per Review
601
Avg. Rating
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5th
out of 28 in DDoS
Views
4,230
Comparisons
3,070
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
598
Avg. Rating
8.5
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Arbor Networks SP, Arbor Networks TMS, Arbor Cloud for ENT
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Overview
Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, is driven to protect the infrastructure and ecosystem of the internet. It is the principle upon which we were founded in 2000; and remains the common thread that runs through all that we do today. Arbor’s approach is rooted in the study of network traffic. Arbor’s suite of visibility, DDoS protection and advanced threat solutions provide customers with a micro view of their network enhanced by a macro view of global internet traffic and emerging threats through our ATLAS infrastructure. Sourced from more than 300 service provider customers, ATLAS delivers intelligence based on insight into approximately 1/3 of global internet traffic. Supported by Arbor’s Security Engineering & Response Team (ASERT), smart workflows and rich user context, Arbor’s network insights help customers see, understand and solve the most complex and consequential security challenges facing their organizations.

DefensePro is a real-time, perimeter attack mitigation device that secures organizations against emerging network and applications threats.

Part of Radware’s attack mitigation solution, DefensePro protects the infrastructure against network and application downtime (or slow time), application vulnerability exploitation, malware spread, network anomalies, information theft and other types of attacks.

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