2019-06-26T05:25:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering F5 Advanced WAF?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering F5 Advanced WAF, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

I would recommend this solution to other users. I will advise others to learn a little bit about how the HTTP protocol works. They should be familiar with the functionality of the product. They should not use it without understanding what they are actually doing. I would rate F5 Advanced WAF a nine out of ten.

2021-05-20T14:49:22Z
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Top 10Real User

I am currently working on a B2C channel, which is more for retail companies. I have also been working with Apple company for a little bit more than a month. I am working with all-in-one products with all services included. I would recommend this solution to others who are interested in using it. It's not popular in our country but it's unique in itself. There are some segments that became more important on a regular basis, especially for large companies and enterprise segments. It's a secure product. I would rate F5 Advanced WAF an eight out of ten.

2021-04-20T13:09:45Z
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Top 10Real User

I would recommend this solution because it is overall a very good solution. As a company, they are very established and stable, and they have a long legacy in the industry. They have been there in the industry for a long time. On top of that, they have very good solutions. They can just improve their offerings and marketing in terms of the new rebranding. I would rate F5 Advanced WAF an eight out of ten.

2020-11-04T16:20:44Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We're an integrator. We have a big customer base, therefore we always have to be up to date with the latest versions. We feed to constantly look at things so that we know the new features. I highly recommend the solution to other companies. F5 has a huge portfolio of plug-ins. You can add it to the top of the web. On the same appliance, you can have your balancer, you can have your application authentication, and those things that turn on. You can have multiple other features on the same hardware. It is definitely a technology that adapts. I can use the application in different ways beyond just security. On a scale from one to ten, I'd rate it at a perfect ten.

2020-10-11T08:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Advice that I would give to people considering F5 WAF is to look at and consider other products as well. They have to make sure they know what they are getting into. That is key to finding the right solution. I think WAF requires a lot of time and patience as well as an understanding of your applications in order to make the best use of its capabilities. On a scale from one to ten (where one is the worst and ten is the best), I would rate the F5 Advanced WAF as a solid eight-out-of-ten.

2020-09-21T06:33:20Z
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Top 20Real User

If I would compare F5 with other solutions, the main differences are the support and the stability of the code, it has fewer bugs. For on-premises deployments I would recommend F5, but for the cloud, it would be questionable. I would rate this solution a seven of ten.

2020-08-02T08:16:00Z
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Top 20Real User

My advice is that if you need a web application firewall you should go for F5. It is one of the best solutions in the past six or seven years. F5 has been the leader in this field. It's a stable solution. One just has to decide their organization's goals in the beginning for the next five years or so. Because if they wrongly select the hardware module, they cannot do the scalability if they want to add a number of modules in the future. So selecting the product should be done with great care. Otherwise, I guess it's okay. If you want a good web application firewall go for F5. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate F5 Advanced WAF a nine.

2020-08-02T08:16:00Z
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Real User

I would rate this product an eight out of 10.

2020-05-07T05:03:34Z
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Real User

My advice to anybody who is considering this solution is to have clarity with respect to their own scenario, or application. They have to know what they are expecting out of this deployment. As the system integrator, I may not be sure about the client's applications or how they work internally, so I have to rely on them. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2019-09-24T05:43:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

We're using several versions of the solution; anything between versions 12 to 14. I would recommend the solution. It's the best option for WAF, at least in the last year or so. I would rate the solution ten out of ten.

2019-09-23T06:34:00Z
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Real User

I would want to use ASM, or Area Security Manager, which I would rate as seven of ten. That offers lending passability, where the device should be able to lend or call the application and know the component of an application.

2019-09-19T08:39:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We currently deal with the on-premises deployment model. I would recommend the solution for use as an efficient firewall. Security is a complex thing, however, and I would advise others to use multiple vendors for different layers. I would rate the solution ten out of ten.

2019-09-05T16:30:00Z
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I definitely recommend this solution because of the time you save on analysis. It is a stable program and you get additional features. The more you work on it, the more features you discover. I rate this solution ten out of ten.

2019-09-02T06:55:00Z
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Top 20Consultant

I would recommend this solution. It would be the best solution for WAF. I think the dashboard can be improved. When you move from the policy to policy, the logs and the integration of the logs are without a system. Maybe make it like other SIEM systems and system servers like Splunk. They do have a lot of training videos and manuals. This helps. But not really about integration or feature improvement. I would rate this solution a ten out of ten.

2019-06-27T08:13:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I will rate the product a nine out of ten.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

My advice is to recommend F5 Advanced WAF for use. On a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate F5 Advanced WAF a nine.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReseller

We are a partner for F5, or a system integrator, not the client. So we do the implementation for other companies. I've been working with F5 for more than 10 years, so I know them very well. I like them because I like the security solution. They get extra marks compared to other solutions or competitors. There are more features than any other product I can think of. They're always monitoring, and the security features offer more than other, lesser products. I would rate this solution 10 out of 10.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate the solution 8 out of 10. We are concerned about the other factors but it's actually not F5 company's fault. The pricing is really high here right now because of the dollar rate but it has nothing to do with the F5, it's because of the sanctions I imagine. At the moment it's a really expensive solution for us, not only F5 but the other appliances. If I went to another company, and the other company hired me, I would suggest they use this device. Although we don't have a lot of options to choose from around here.

2019-06-26T05:25:00Z
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