F5 Silverline DDoS Protection Competitors and Alternatives

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Ido Hacohen
Real User
Co-Founder at HcscSec
Aug 29 2019

What is most valuable?

We like the website protection. It's really good. The dashboard is really simple to use.

What needs improvement?

The next release should have next-generation automation.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Our licensing is on a yearly basis.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

My customer is in Europe and we tried a different product but it didn't catch the attacks. The configuration wasn't good so we went with Reblaze.

What other advice do I have?

I know Reblaze really well. I hear Microsoft has good products but I don't have experience with them. I would say that Reblaze is good but you should evaluate all of your options. You should do the… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also evaluated Incapsula, f5, and Imperva. A lot of companies want to work as a service.
FabiolaOliveros
Consultant
Technology Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Mar 11 2018

What is most valuable?

High-performance and detection engines, because of their high rate of exposure of web attacks.

How has it helped my organization?

Mitigation of attacks and thefts in an online banking platform.

What needs improvement?

Integration and learning about attacks. I would improve these areas by making FortiWeb integrate with other network technologies and feedback from multiple platforms.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

FortiWeb can be purchased in VM mode for a lower price and the same features.

What other advice do I have?

FortiWeb is easy to operate with a reasonably high level of protection. FortiWeb provides multiple deployment options with a physical or virtual (FortiWeb-VM) appliance, and acts either as a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

The WAF module of F5 was evaluated.
Real User
Cyber and Information Security Officer at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 05 2018

What is most valuable?

* Learning mode. * Custom policies. * Very intuitive and granular configuration - It does not require much time, or advanced knowledge, for configuration and maintenance.

How has it helped my organization?

Protects and secures all our web sites.

What needs improvement?

The reporting is missing some features, such as: only two export formats, and the time period does not include the last day, week, year.

What other advice do I have?

I rate it a 10 out of 10 because of the ability to apply real-time changes or creations, export and import applications learned, and it's very easy to use. It also features system logs or incidents, granular configuration in relation to a… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

F5.
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