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"The most valuable features are the client VPN and content filtering.""You don't need help from Barracuda to help with the deployment. The deployment is easy.""The stability of the solution is good. I don't think we've experienced bugs, crashes, or glitches.""The solution offers multiple security features. There are machine learning features and great URL encryption. It also offers multi-protocol support against DDoS attacks.""Its recommendation about the probabilities on the website is great. It also has free probability managers for the website, which is really helpful. The protection engine, signature-based protection behavior, and analysis features are also great. It also has an ATP module for sandbox scanning and behavior analysis for file uploads.""The initial setup is pretty straightforward, especially if you enlist assistance.""We use Barracuda to protect the application. That's the main feature we use it for.""The solution has been quite stable. It's reliable."

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"Our customers adopt this solution because of the replication testing and the vulnerability assessment it can do. It is a multi-faceted product.""The most valuable feature is the reporting, which provides a good level of detail with respect to vulnerabilities."

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"The incident reporting needs to be improved.""They could improve their performance, support, and their upgrades. Their updates used to be good. Their improvements were right on the money but nowadays, the updates are minor.""The reporting aspect of the solution needs improvement. I don't find that it's very good. They could do some work on it to make it much better. It's not that the reporting isn't secure. It's just that I would prefer to store my reports for an extended period of time. Right now, that's not possible and I'd prefer it if that could change. I also would say that the reports themselves are expensive.""The documentation is lacking. It's not like what you'd get if you were using Juniper or Cisco. They need to expand on it and make it more useful.""Its interface can be better. It is not very friendly.""We've had some blocks of the application and some false positives.""Sometimes when we put it in action, we have some blogs that appear as false positives. I think that it's improving. Barracuda should minimize false positives.""The solution needs to leverage some additional features to a broader scale of software-defined networks."

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"I would like for them to add proxy filtering, where you can transfer and alter the package. It is fully automated. Other web application testers programs are actually proxy software, and the proxy software gives you the flexibility of modifying the outgoing package, which will actually help you in exploiting any vulnerability in detail.""It would be great if there were a dashboard that is more user-friendly."

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"The price of this solution is okay.""The price of the solution is a little expensive. There is a license for this solution and it can be purchased every one, two, or five years.""While I would have to check on the price of the solution, I feel it to be okay and it matches the market price.""The price is reasonable, more so than other products."

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Top Answer: Barracuda Web Application Firewall provides optimized performance, a user-friendly environment, helpful dashboards, and is simple to use.
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Top Answer: The price of the solution is a little expensive. There is a license for this solution and it can be purchased every one, two, or five years.
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Barracuda Web Application Firewall is the ideal solution for organizations looking to protect web applications from data breaches and defacement. With the Barracuda Web Application Firewall, administrators do not need to wait for clean code or even know how an application works to secure their applications. Organizations can ensure robust security with a Barracuda Web Application Firewall hardware or virtual appliance, deployed either on-premises or in the cloud.

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Oracle, CBS, Pioneer, Hyundai, Publix, Barnes Noble, Calzedonia, Nordstrom, Samsung, Nascar
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Computer Software Company28%
Comms Service Provider23%
Government7%
Financial Services Firm5%
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Comms Service Provider16%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Large Enterprise26%
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Barracuda Web Application Firewall is ranked 6th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 12 reviews while Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is ranked 21st in Application Security with 2 reviews. Barracuda Web Application Firewall is rated 7.8, while Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Barracuda Web Application Firewall writes "Reliable and stable with a straightforward setup". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tenable.io Web Application Scanning writes "Good reporting and integration, but it needs a user-friendly dashboard". Barracuda Web Application Firewall is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), HAProxy and AWS WAF, whereas Tenable.io Web Application Scanning is most compared with PortSwigger Burp Suite Professional, Acunetix by Invicti, Qualys Web Application Scanning, Veracode and Micro Focus Fortify on Demand.

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