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Web Application Firewall (WAF)
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  • "AWS is not that costly by comparison. They are maybe close to $40 per month. I think it was between $29 or $39."
  • "It has a variable pricing scheme."
  • "We are kind of doing a POC comparison to see what works best. Pricing-wise, AWS is one of the most attractive ones. It is fairly cheap, and we like the pricing part. We're trying to see what makes more sense operation-wise, license-wise, and pricing-wise."
  • "It's quite affordable. It's in the middle."
  • "The pricing should be more affordable, especially as it pertains to small clients."
  • "It's cheap."
  • "AWS WAF is pay-as-you-go, I only pay for what I'm using. There is no subscription or any payment upfront, I can terminate use at any time. Which is an advantage."
  • "You need an additional AWS subscription for this product if you are buying a managed tool."
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    Also Known As
    AWS Web Application Firewall
    PX Bot Defender
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    Overview

    AWS WAF is a web application firewall that helps protect your web applications from common web exploits that could affect application availability, compromise security, or consume excessive resources. AWS WAF gives you control over which traffic to allow or block to your web applications by defining customizable web security rules. You can use AWS WAF to create custom rules that block common attack patterns, such as SQL injection or cross-site scripting, and rules that are designed for your specific application. New rules can be deployed within minutes, letting you respond quickly to changing traffic patterns. Also, AWS WAF includes a full-featured API that you can use to automate the creation, deployment, and maintenance of web security rules.

    PerimeterX prevents automated attacks by detecting and protecting against malicious web behavior across e-commerce, enterprise SaaS, and media. By analyzing the behavior of humans, applications and networks, PerimeterX catches real-time automated attacks with unparalleled accuracy. Its proprietary technology protects your business and web infrastructure by preventing a full range of attacks from earlier generation bots to hijacked browsers, to new and emerging fourth generation attacks that do not trigger security mechanisms. With PerimeterX, businesses deploy seamless integration within minutes into their DevOps process.

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    Sample Customers
    eVitamins, 9Splay, Senao International
    Crunchbase, Samsonite, Sally Beauty, Avenue Stores, Donately
    Top Industries
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    Media Company27%
    Energy/Utilities Company18%
    Transportation Company9%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Media Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Retailer14%
    Manufacturing Company4%
    Company Size
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise56%
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    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise58%
    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.
    620,319 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    AWS WAF is ranked 6th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 13 reviews while PerimeterX Bot Defender is ranked 5th in Bot Management. AWS WAF is rated 7.6, while PerimeterX Bot Defender is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of AWS WAF writes "Use this product to make it possible to deploy web applications securely". On the other hand, AWS WAF is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Imperva Web Application Firewall, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall, Azure Web Application Firewall and Azure Front Door, whereas PerimeterX Bot Defender is most compared with Akamai Bot Manager, Cloudflare, Imperva Bot Management, Cloudflare Bot Management and Imperva DDoS.

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