CloudDefense API Scanning vs NGINX App Protect comparison


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CloudDefense API Scanning
Ranking in API Security
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NGINX App Protect
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Web Application Firewall (WAF) (12th), Container Security (17th)

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Tomaz Sobczak - PeerSpot reviewer
Jun 25, 2024
Signature-based detection, DOS protection, and bot protection
NGINX App Protect is easier to automate and configure, or manage from an API. This is good for securing applications. However, it's not suitable for more complex tasks. NGINX App Protect positively impacted performance changes. There's a cache or it works like a proxy, so it can speed up…

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"Our licensing costs are about $40,000 a year."
"There are not any additional costs we had to pay to use NGINX App Protect."
"The licensing fees for this solution are pretty expensive for what it does, but there is no alternative."
"The price of NGINX App Protect is not much different from the products that fall under the leader category of Gartner Magic Quadrant."
"Really understand the licensing model, because we underestimated that."
"The pricing is reasonable because NGINX operates on an instance basis."
"There are no additional fees."
"The price of NGINX App Protect is approximately $3,000 annually. All of our licenses are observed by a managed service partner."
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What needs improvement with NGINX App Protect?
The product's price is high, making it an area of concern where improvements are required. The tool's licensing model is also not good. The product should have more documentation, especially like t...

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NGINX WAF, NGINX Web Application Firewall

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