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  • "It's more expensive than other solutions and depending on the modules, there can be additional fees."
  • "F5 bundles up services and the bundle is what you pay for rather than individual components."
  • "Its price is fair. We have done a couple of deals where they were able to give some kind of discount to the customers. The price was initially high for the customers, but after a couple of negotiations, it came within their budget. They were happy with that."
  • "There are various plans available for Fortinet FortiWeb Cloud WAF as a Service, including a trial version."
  • "It is expensive. Its price should be better. Its licensing is on a yearly basis. Its licensing is also based on the model. There are no additional costs."
  • "I don't have any issue with the pricing of this solution."
  • "There is an annual subscription for this solution."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable when compared with other products, such as FortiWeb. I am very satisfied with the price."
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    Top Answer:The most valuable features of F5 Advanced WAF are the security features and the protection.
    Top Answer:The pricing of F5 Advanced WAF is more expensive than other solutions like Radware and CD18, it is quite high. I rate the product a one out of five for price, with one being expensive.
    Top Answer:F5 Advanced needs to improve its bot protection. The solution needs to have machine learning to learn the behavior of the customer to recognize the human versus the bot. This is a difficult feature to… more »
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    Overview

    Avi iWAF leverages software-defined architecture and its strategic location on the network to gain real-time application insights. iWAF provides application security teams with an elastic and analytics-driven solution that scales and simplifies policy customization and administration through central management.

    F5's Advanced WAF is built on proven F5 technology and goes beyond reactive security such as static signatures and reputation to proactively detect and mitigate bots, secure credentials and sensitive data, and defend against application denial-of-service (DoS). Advanced WAF redefines application security to address the most prevalent threats organizations face today.

    Advanced WAF is offered as an appliance, virtual edition, and as a managed service—providing automated WAF services that meet complex deployment and management requirements while protecting your apps with great precision. It is the most effective solution for guarding modern applications and data from existing and emerging threats while maintaining compliance with key regulatory mandates.

    Advanced WAF redefines application security to address the most prevalent threats organizations face today:

    •Web attacks that steal credentials and gain unauthorized access across user accounts.
    •Application layer attacks that evade static security based on reputation and manual signatures.
    •New attack surfaces and threats due to the rapid adoption of APIs.
    •OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities

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    MAXIMUS, Vivo, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office, City Bank
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Insurance Company7%
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    Financial Services Firm39%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Non Tech Company9%
    Media Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider24%
    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Government6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise71%
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    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise26%
    Large Enterprise49%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
    Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, Microsoft and others in Web Application Firewall (WAF). Updated: July 2022.
    619,967 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Avi Networks Intelligent Web Application Firewall is ranked 32nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) while F5 Advanced WAF is ranked 4th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 26 reviews. Avi Networks Intelligent Web Application Firewall is rated 0.0, while F5 Advanced WAF is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of F5 Advanced WAF writes "Time and patience in customizing this solution are rewarded in creating a solid line of defense". Avi Networks Intelligent Web Application Firewall is most compared with AWS WAF, Imperva Web Application Firewall and Citrix Web App and API Protection, whereas F5 Advanced WAF is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Imperva Web Application Firewall, NGINX App Protect and Imperva DDoS.

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