We performed a comparison between F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) and Radware DefensePro based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Its performance and ease of use are valuable."
"The most valuable features of F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) are the web gateway, load balancing, services, and applications available."
"The most valuable feature of F5 BIG-IP AFM is all of my workers enjoy using it."
"The product integrates well with Cisco."
"They have a hybrid model approach if a client wants to go that way."
"This solution is extremely scalable and has the highest level throughput (100G) which complies with Telco deployment."
"Technologically simple and effective."
"The pricing is reasonable. It's not overly expensive."
"Its functionality is very good."
"The initial setup is easy."
"The product is very effective and performs well on devices."
"The initial setup of F5 BIG-IP AFM in a complex environment was simple. However, the full deployment took us approximately one year."
"There should be simplified and better integration with BIG-IQ."
"The web gateway feature could improve in F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM)."
"There needs to be more reporting."
"APSolute Vision needs to be more granular so that it's possible to get real-time information."
"I would like to have more granular steps according to protected bandwidth, so the granularity should be better."
"The solution is a little more pricey than other options on the market."
"I would like to see more graphics within the dashboard. Right now, you are required to buy tools in order to have graphical representation for your monitoring."
"The dashboard could be updated."
"They need to increase the limit of devices that we can manage."
"This solution may not cover all of the requirements in situations for which I am unfamiliar, and there is always room for improvement."
F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a high-performance, full-proxy network security solution designed to protect networks and data centers against incoming threats that enter the network. Built on F5’s industry-leading BIG-IP hardware and software platforms, BIG-IP AFM provides a scalable platform that delivers the flexible performance and control needed to mitigate aggressive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and protocol attacks before they overwhelm and degrade applications and infrastructure availability.
For service providers, BIG-IP AFM IPS does even more, protecting the network edge and performing traffic inspection and protocol adherence for prevalent service provider protocols such as SS7, Diameter, HTTP/2, GTP, SCTP and SIP traffic coming into the network over UDP, TCP, and SCTP.
DefensePro provides automated DDoS protection from fast-moving, high-volume, encrypted or very-short-duration threats and is part of Radware’s attack mitigation solution. It defends against IoT-based, Burst, DNS and TLS/SSL attacks to secure organizations against emerging network multivector attacks, ransom DDoS campaigns, IoT botnets, phantom floods, and other types of cyberattacks.
DefensePro leverages patented behavior-based detection technology enables organizations to accurately detect attacks in real time while minimizing false positives. Attack signatures can be automatically generated to accurately protect from zero-day and unknown attacks.
F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is ranked 13th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 3 reviews while Radware DefensePro is ranked 4th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 10 reviews. F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is rated 8.4, while Radware DefensePro is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) writes "Easy to use, good performance, and capable of processing a large load of traffic". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware DefensePro writes "Verbose and descriptive reporting, reliable, and it is easy to scale". F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is most compared with Arbor DDoS and F5 Silverline Managed Services, whereas Radware DefensePro is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Cloudflare, Imperva DDoS and Check Point DDoS Protector. See our F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) vs. Radware DefensePro report.
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