We performed a comparison between F5 Silverline Managed Services and NGINX App Protect based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Web Application Firewall (WAF) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"The most valuable feature of F5 Silverline Managed Services is the benchmark performance."
"Most vendors fulfill the requirements for standard DDoS protection, but F5 Silverline Managed Services has a better understanding of defending web applications like HTTP and can mitigate more bot activity than any other vendor."
"The most valuable feature of F5 Silverline Managed Services is it becomes similar to a distributed architecture."
"The policies are flexible based on the technologies you use."
"The most valuable feature of NGINX App Protect is its flexibility."
"The most valuable feature of NGINX App Protect is the reverse proxy."
"NGINX App Protect's best features are auto-learning, which creates a profile of applications that are deployed, bot protection, and force protection, which lets you configure your brute force policy and alert for and prevent brute force attacks."
"The most valuable feature of NGINX App Protect is its open source."
"The initial setup was simple and took three to four days."
"NGINX App Protect is stable."
"We were looking for a product that is capable of complete automation and a container based solution. It's working."
"The price of F5 Silverline Managed Services could be better."
"There is a lot of room for improvement with their tech support. I am not sure F5 Silverline Managed Services can be classified as having tech support."
"F5 Silverline Managed Services can improve by reducing the price."
"The integration of NGINX App Protect could improve."
"Currently, the policies have to be handled manually, and you have to create from scratch, which can be a bit time-consuming, in a large environment."
"The dashboard could provide a more comprehensive view of the status of the connections."
"Areas for improvement would be if NGINX could scan for vulnerabilities and learn and update the signatures of DoS attacks."
"NGINX App Protect would be improved with integration with Shape and F5 WAF, which would make it easy for users to manage all their web application security with a single solution."
"NGINX App Protect could improve security."
"As far as scalability, it takes a long time for deployment."
"The price of NGINX App Protect could improve."
F5's Silverline Managed Services is a SaaS solution delivering DDoS protection, managed Web Application Firewall (WAF) services, and managed Shape Security Fraud and Anti-bot solutions.
Silverline services include 24x7 access to F5's Security Operations Center (SOC). F5's expert security professionals use F5 products with state-of-the-art security tools to ensure the best protection possible. As an add-on to Silverline DDoS or WAF services, Silverline Threat Intelligence integrates dynamic lists of threatening IP addresses to give context for policy decisions.
NGINX App Protect application security solution combines the efficacy of advanced F5 web application firewall (WAF) technology with the agility and performance of NGINX Plus. The solution runs natively on NGINX Plus and addresses some of the most difficult challenges facing modern DevOps environments:
NGINX App Protect offers:
F5 Silverline Managed Services is ranked 16th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 3 reviews while NGINX App Protect is ranked 11th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 9 reviews. F5 Silverline Managed Services is rated 9.0, while NGINX App Protect is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of F5 Silverline Managed Services writes "Mitigates more bot activity when defending web applications than any other vendor but comes at a price". On the other hand, the top reviewer of NGINX App Protect writes "Capable of complete automation but is costly ". F5 Silverline Managed Services is most compared with Cloudflare, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Arbor DDoS, AWS WAF and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, whereas NGINX App Protect is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, Mirantis Container Cloud, AWS WAF, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door. See our F5 Silverline Managed Services vs. NGINX App Protect report.
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