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We performed a comparison between NGINX App Protect and Radware AppWall 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.
To learn more, read our detailed NGINX App Protect vs. Radware AppWall Report (Updated: November 2022).
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Pros
"We were looking for a product that is capable of complete automation and a container based solution. It's working.""The policies are flexible based on the technologies you use.""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 has complete control over the HTTP session.""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.""NGINX App Protect is stable."

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"A user-friendly and reasonably priced solution.""The device blocks threats and allows legitimate users to work correctly.""The product offers high availability."

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Cons
"NGINX App Protect could improve security.""The dashboard could provide a more comprehensive view of the status of the connections.""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 setup of NGINX App Protect is complex. The full process took one week to complete. Additionally, we had to change the network infrastructure platform which took one month.""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.""As far as scalability, it takes a long time for deployment."

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"You need to have pretty good internal knowledge of the solution.""Scalability should be based on customer requirements.""The user interface can be improved."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Really understand the licensing model, because we underestimated that."
  • "There are no additional fees."
  • "NGINX is not expensive."
  • "The pricing is reasonable because NGINX operates on an instance basis."
  • "There is a license needed to use NGINX App Protect."
  • "There are not any additional costs we had to pay to use NGINX App Protect."
  • "There is a monthly or annual subscription to use NGINX App Protect. There are not any additional costs to the subscription."
  • "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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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:WAF is useful to track mitigation, inclusion, prevention, and the parametric firewall.
    Top Answer:Our licensing costs are about $40,000 a year. We pay on an annual basis. We just have our operating costs on top of that.
    Top Answer:The solution does well when there's low throughput but when we go for any high throughput, it's always a challenge. I'm expecting the next version to have a better high throughput. I also find that… more »
    Top Answer:For ADC, any ADC can do a good job. But in case if you want to add WAF functionality to the same ADC hardware you have to look for other ADC's like F5, Imperva, Radware, Fortinet, etc. 
    Top Answer:The product offers high availability.
    Top Answer:With a good configuration and a good understanding of the application, you can have very good integration with the web application firewall and Radware application. However, it isn't easy. We need to… more »
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    Also Known As
    NGINX WAF, NGINX Web Application Firewall
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    Overview

    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:

    • Integrating security controls directly into the development automation pipeline
    • Applying and managing security for modern and distributed application environments such as containers and microservices
    • Providing the right level of security controls without impacting release and go-to-market velocity
    • Complying with security and regulatory requirements

    NGINX App Protect offers:

    • Expanded security beyond basic signatures to ensure adequate controls
    • F5 app‑security technology for efficacy superior to ModSecurity and other WAFs
    • Confidently run in “blocking” mode in production with proven F5 expertise
    • High‑confidence signatures for extremely low false positives
    • Increases visibility, integrating with third‑party analytics solutions
    • Integrates security and WAF natively into the CI/CD pipeline
    • Deploys as a lightweight software package that is agnostic of underlying infrastructure
    • Facilitates declarative policies for “security as code” and integration with DevOps tools
    • Decreases developer burden and provides feedback loop for quick security remediation
    • Accelerates time to market and reduces costs with DevSecOps‑automated security

    AppWall is a WAF that ensures fast, reliable and secure delivery of mission-critical web applications and APIs regardless of the environment they’re deployed (private or public). AppWall is an NSS recommended, ICSA Labs certified and PCI compliant WAF that combines positive and negative security models to provide complete protection against web application attacks, access violations, attacks disguised behind CDNs, API manipulations, advanced HTTP-based assaults, brute force attacks on login pages, and more.

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    Accuview.com, Ace, ADP, BuyPass, Computershare, DTCC, Firehost, Garanti, HP, Konami, Mohawk, SeatPG, Telenet
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    Financial Services Firm38%
    Comms Service Provider38%
    Insurance Company13%
    Computer Software Company13%
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    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Government7%
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    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Manufacturing Company6%
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    Small Business31%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise54%
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise25%
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise59%
    Buyer's Guide
    NGINX App Protect vs. Radware AppWall
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about NGINX App Protect vs. Radware AppWall and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
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    NGINX App Protect is ranked 11th in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 9 reviews while Radware AppWall is ranked 22nd in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 3 reviews. NGINX App Protect is rated 8.0, while Radware AppWall is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of NGINX App Protect writes "Capable of complete automation but is costly ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware AppWall writes "Stable with high availability and good dashboards". NGINX App Protect is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, AWS WAF, Mirantis Container Cloud, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Azure Front Door, whereas Radware AppWall is most compared with F5 Advanced WAF, Imperva Web Application Firewall, AWS WAF, Fortinet FortiWeb and Imperva DDoS. See our NGINX App Protect vs. Radware AppWall report.

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