Compare F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. F5 Silverline DDoS Protection

F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is ranked 10th in DDoS with 6 reviews while F5 Silverline DDoS Protection is ranked 11th in DDoS with 3 reviews. F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is rated 8.4, while F5 Silverline DDoS Protection is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of F5 Advanced Firewall Manager writes "Enables us to configure the product to the client's exact needs with unprecedented flexibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of F5 Silverline DDoS Protection writes "The core features help us with compliance but the reporting needs to be improved". F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is most compared with , whereas F5 Silverline DDoS Protection is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Imperva Incapsula and Akamai Kona Site Defender. See our F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. F5 Silverline DDoS Protection report.
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Pros
The decryption is great.The solution is very straightforward. The usability is great.We use three main features. The first one is access control. The second feature we use is called IP intelligence. Finally, we have a DDoS safety feature.This product excells in every aspect from installation and the interface to providing superior network security.It blocks various attacks and mitigates disasters from occurring.I find the signature base is very helpful to see traffic

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F5 technical support is really good.We have a lot of businesses that we put behind this solution, and it has really helped us in terms of monitoring the logs and incidents.The most valuable features are the configuration and configuring the process.

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Deployment times vary according to the customer. It needs to be heavily configured. You need to look and you need to observe the behavior of the traffic before you can start configuring everything. It can take time.The pricing of the solution could be a little bit better.Firstly, geolocation currently relies on manual updates. It has to move to automatic updates. There are no automatic updates for this feature. If some IPs, countries, or service providers move to another country, now you will be allow IPs that you previously denied. This is because you depend on the database, which doesn't update automatically. This is really a very important area that they need to improve.This would be absolutely the best network security solution if the price were not so high.We needed to protect the database but the solution didn't offer a certain feature to do so.We would have preferred to have support when we first started

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In terms of the scalability, this part is always so confusing because they are checking for packet count. Also, after an attack, they said that the throughput must be from gigabits but then I check my bandwidth and it is already done in gigabits. So it is a little bit confusing.You need to have Linux knowledge in order to use the shell.The product could be improved on the global load and the integration with the other solution like Cisco and Dell. As a representor of the operation, we prefer to have one platform which can accommodate all type of integration. We are also looking for more improvements in the security policy configuration.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It is somewhat on the expensive side although it is worth the additional cost.

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10th
out of 36 in DDoS
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133
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8.5
11th
out of 36 in DDoS
Views
2,822
Comparisons
2,193
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
491
Avg. Rating
7.3
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Overview

At F5, we give our customers the freedom to securely deliver every app, anywhere—with confidence. All F5 products are highly programmable and integrate into any environment, whether on premises or in any cloud. To date, 48 of the Fortune 50 companies rely on F5 to deliver apps that customers and employees can securely access at any time, on any device, from any location.

F5 Silverline DDoS Protection is a service delivered via the Silverline cloud-based platform. It provides detection and mitigation to stop even the largest of volumetric DDoS attacks from reaching your network.

Silverline services are wholly deployed and managed by experts from F5’s Security Operations Center (SOC). That means you have access to highly specialized security experts, 24/7.

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City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post OfficeSarasota County Schools
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