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"It's an annual subscription.""There are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fees.""There are different scale options available for WAF.""AWS is not that costly by comparison. They are maybe close to $40 per month. I think it was between $29 or $39.""It has a variable pricing scheme."

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Top Answer: The most valuable aspect is that it protects our code. It's a bit difficult to overwrite code in our application. It also protects against threats.
Top Answer: The price of the product is fair enough and one of the product's advantages. Their price is good compared to other vendors.
Top Answer: Sometimes it's a bit difficult to check the rules because when you apply a rule, sometimes it's too much and we need to rewrite the rules and make compromises on the rules because it will block too… more »
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AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. You can use AWS WAF to create custom rules that block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting, and rules that are designed for your specific application. New rules can be deployed within minutes, letting you respond quickly to changing traffic patterns. Also, AWS WAF includes a full-featured API that you can use to automate the creation, deployment, and maintenance of web security rules.

Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly’s edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand.
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eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao InternationalTwitter, Airbnb, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times, Ticketmaster, The Drupal Association, Opera, about.com, imgur, Etsy, Foursquare, GitHub, New Relic, shopify, Shazam, Firebase
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AWS WAF is ranked 3rd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 13 reviews while Fastly is ranked 22nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF). AWS WAF is rated 7.6, while Fastly is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS WAF writes "Use this product to make it possible to deploy web applications securely". On the other hand, AWS WAF is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Akamai Kona Site Defender, F5 BIG-IP, Imperva Incapsula and Citrix Web App Firewall, whereas Fastly is most compared with Akamai, Cloudflare, Limelight Content Deliver, Windows Azure CDN and StackPath CDN.

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