Compare NGINX Web Application Firewall vs. Reblaze

NGINX Web Application Firewall is ranked 16th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 3 reviews while Reblaze is ranked 3rd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 7 reviews. NGINX Web Application Firewall is rated 8.0, while Reblaze is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of NGINX Web Application Firewall writes "A stable system with good security and load balancing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Reblaze writes "Allowed us to replace our reverse proxy, load-balancing, and WAF products with one platform". NGINX Web Application Firewall is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, AWS WAF and Fortinet FortiWeb, whereas Reblaze is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva Incapsula and AWS WAF. See our NGINX Web Application Firewall vs. Reblaze report.
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The most valuable feature is that there is a link in the system that will help to analyze the security of an application when something abnormal is found.The most valuable feature is that I can establish different services from the firewall.It is a very good tool for load balancing.

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I very much like the elastic search and reports, allowing us to have a 360-degree view of the customer's activities and enabling us to track down any suspicious bots.The real-time monitoring and reporting are very good. There are information updates in their portal every two minutes. They also have the ability to spill it into Sumo Logic, for example. It's very easy to use.The main feature is using the rules and being able to see the traffic. It helps us find malicious traffic.Reblaze knows how to manage security. For me as, someone who knows little about security, it's good that I have a firm that optimizes everything according to their standards. It's their responsibility and they are fully hands-on.The most valuable features were the real-time monitoring and the management. With this kind of product, you need a very good management system to allow you to see false positives in real-time; to see what's happening in real-time... The clarity stood out. It was very visible and very easy to navigate; very easy to find the data we were looking for.We like the website protection. It's really good. The dashboard is really simple to use.The feature I find most valuable is the user-friendly dashboard. It is easy to understand how everything works and it allows you to make decisions quickly and efficiently.

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Setting policies and parameters through the UI should be more automated because the process is manual, where we can only edit one rule at a time.The configuration needs to be more flexible because it is difficult to do things that are outside of the ordinary.

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The WAF features are not as granular as we would expect from a WAF system. There should be more granularity and in-depth rules, out-of-the-box.We have multiple products behind different instances of Reblaze. We have one instance for staging and then we have a production instance for multiple products. One of the things that we have requested is a unified view panel, so that we can see each of the instances in a unified view. That way, we won't have to go bouncing from instance to instance.There is room for improvement in helping us understanding session management... We want Reblaze to catch and identify everything. We want to see the various devices doing one activity and to see, in a timeline, what's happened. We would like to see a more human-readable display to understand what's happening in the web app.They have an interface that you have to adjust to. That is a bit of a downfall because I expect an interface to be very intuitive for someone who knows little about security. But if you know about security, the interface is wonderful.I would like to have seen more automated reports. Maybe it has been improved in the last year and I'm just not aware of it. But from a managerial point of view, you want a summary report, a weekly report: How many attacks were blocked? How much bandwidth was saved due to the caching mechanism? What were the top-ten attacks that were tested on the network, etc? I could most likely have found all that data if I logged in to the system and ran different reports. It would be very helpful to get a management report on a weekly basis.The next release should have next-generation automation.Up to now the only cons I could find is sometimes getting change management back on track, because it's a company that evolves, and sometimes I don't have the same needs that they have. But besides that, up until now, I am really pleased with their service and I've also recommended them to some of my clients.

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The licensing fees for this solution are pretty expensive for what it does, but there is no alternative.

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I believe that for the six instances we have right now, it's costing us $16,000 per month.On a monthly basis we pay $750.

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Overview

Even when you understand security, it is difficult to create secure applications, especially when working under the pressures so common in today’s enterprise. The NGINX Web Application Firewall (WAF) protects applications against sophisticated Layer 7 attacks that might otherwise lead to systems being taken over by attackers, loss of sensitive data, and downtime. The NGINX WAF is based on the widely used ModSecurity open source software.

Reblaze is a cloud-based, fully managed protective shield for sites and web applications. Hostile traffic is blocked in the cloud, before it reaches the protected network.

Reblaze is a comprehensive web security solution, providing a next-gen WAF, DoS and DDoS protection, bot mitigation, scraping prevention, CDN, load balancing, and more.

The platform offers a unique combination of benefits. Machine learning provides accurate, adaptive threat detection. Dedicated Virtual Private Clouds ensure maximum privacy. Top-tier infrastructure assures maximum performance. Fine-grained ACLs enable precise traffic regulation. An intuitive web-based management console provides real-time traffic control. A one-month trial offer allows you to assess Reblaze with no cost, risk, or obligation.

Reblaze makes it effortless and affordable to secure and accelerate your web assets. Organizations from many vertical markets around the globe are benefiting from Reblaze's highly scalable WAF/IDS, DDoS, anti-scraping and Bot mitigation service.

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