Anonymous UserHead IT Infrastructure (DGM-IT) at a energy/utilities company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The work balancing applications are the most valuable feature."
"The stability is good. If there is a problem, the load will be shifted to other sites automatically, which has been a good experience for us."
"The interface is user-friendly."
"The setup was straightforward."
"The solution has an up-to-date data repository to deal with external threats."
"The product could be improved by making it easier to use and easier to implement."
"The reporting is not so good. They don't have an application to connect the logs."
"It would be an improvement if the management dashboards were not reliant upon Java."
"I'm not convinced that it's necessary the best solution going forward in the future."
"Sometimes scanning slows down the endpoints."
"We have all the features and functions of Citrix because we have a premium license."
"For partners, NetScaler is not as expensive price-wise versus F5."
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Citrix Web App Firewall is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects web applications and sites from both known and unknown attacks, including application-layer and zero-day threats. Despite an ever-evolving threat landscape, Citrix Web App Firewall delivers comprehensive protection without degrading throughput or application response times. Available as a cloud solution or integrated within the Citrix ADC platform, simplified configuration controls further mitigate risk. Our pooled licensing options allow you to grow incrementally and scale on demand.
The Symantec Web Application Firewall (WAF) enables you to secure and accelerate your web applications.
Citrix Web App and API Protection is ranked 16th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 2 reviews while Symantec Web Application Firewall is ranked 20th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 3 reviews. Citrix Web App and API Protection is rated 8.0, while Symantec Web Application Firewall is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Citrix Web App and API Protection writes "Offers valuable work balancing applications and assists with the customer's communication requirements". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Symantec Web Application Firewall writes "An excellent up-to-date data repository handling external threats successfully". Citrix Web App and API Protection is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and Cloudflare, whereas Symantec Web Application Firewall is most compared with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Fortinet FortiWeb, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Imperva Incapsula. See our Citrix Web App and API Protection vs. Symantec Web Application Firewall report.
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