Compare F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. Imperva Incapsula

F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is ranked 7th in DDoS with 6 reviews while Imperva Incapsula is ranked 3rd in DDoS with 7 reviews. F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is rated 8.4, while Imperva Incapsula is rated 8.6. 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 Imperva Incapsula writes "Stops web attacks from denying services and endangering the security of sensitive data ". F5 Advanced Firewall Manager is most compared with , whereas Imperva Incapsula is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall and AWS WAF. See our F5 Advanced Firewall Manager vs. Imperva Incapsula 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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It is an effective threat mitigation tool.The technical support is excellent.The solution has a very good interface.I like the user-friendly interface.They're quite easy to install and quite easy to set up. Clients really like that. Especially when you're dealing with the cloud, it's really easy.This product is a reliable defense from malicious attacks on a network environment.Scalability is pretty easy on the base platform. You just add another, and you're ready to go.Provides Anti-DDoS protection, as well as other protections like SQL injection, Cross-Site Scripting, and antiscanner. These types of protection are valuable to the business due to the daily attacks on our portals, and that often cannot be seen without a tool like this.

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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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Imperva should have more points of presence in Africa.The rules surrounding the making of web applications could be improved.We would like them to hire people in Sweden because it's quite hard when people are sitting in the UK or Belgium because some of the customers really want them to be local.Analytics in the area of risk need to be improved to supply more information to the users for creating better environments.The solution needs to improve Integration with third parties for their on-prem deployment models. The integration is not that good yet.Imperva now offers add-ons to add functionality, but I would like to see these included in the product, even if it would cost more.

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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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The data packages are higher than our needs so we end up paying for data that we don't use.

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Ranking
7th
out of 36 in DDoS
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Reviews
5
Average Words per Review
667
Avg. Rating
8.4
3rd
out of 36 in DDoS
Views
14,584
Comparisons
10,292
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
537
Avg. Rating
8.7
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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.

Imperva Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery service that protects websites and safeguards web applications and their data from attacks, and improves their performance by enhancing user experience. Incapsula includes a security platform with a web application firewall, DDoS mitigation, content delivery network, and global load balancer to maximize performance.

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Sample Customers
City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post OfficeHitachi, BNZ, Bitstamp, Moz, InnoGames, BTCChina, Wix, LivePerson, Zillow and more.
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Financial Services Firm16%
Non Tech Company16%
Media Company8%
Marketing Services Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company35%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm10%
Media Company8%
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