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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.""We are kind of doing a POC comparison to see what works best. Pricing-wise, AWS is one of the most attractive ones. It is fairly cheap, and we like the pricing part. We're trying to see what makes more sense operation-wise, license-wise, and pricing-wise."

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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: 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 »
Top Answer: Our primary use case is to protect our internal web solution. We use it to have an internal application for our customers. We are an SME worldwide company, so we have some internal website solutions… more »
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7.6
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out of 14 in Bot Management
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Overview

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.

PerimeterX prevents automated attacks by detecting and protecting against malicious web behavior across e-commerce, enterprise SaaS, and media. By analyzing the behavior of humans, applications and networks, PerimeterX catches real-time automated attacks with unparalleled accuracy. Its proprietary technology protects your business and web infrastructure by preventing a full range of attacks from earlier generation bots to hijacked browsers, to new and emerging fourth generation attacks that do not trigger security mechanisms. With PerimeterX, businesses deploy seamless integration within minutes into their DevOps process.

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Sample Customers
eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao InternationalCrunchbase, Samsonite, Sally Beauty, Avenue Stores, Donately
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company16%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider18%
Retailer8%
Wholesaler/Distributor7%
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Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise33%
Large Enterprise47%
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AWS WAF is ranked 2nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 14 reviews while PerimeterX Bot Defender is ranked 2nd in Bot Management. AWS WAF is rated 7.6, while PerimeterX Bot Defender 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, F5 BIG-IP, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Imperva Web Application Firewall and Citrix Web App and API Protection, whereas PerimeterX Bot Defender is most compared with Cloudflare, Akamai Bot Manager, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Imperva Bot Management and Imperva Incapsula.

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