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  • "The cost is on par with other solutions such as Cloudflare and Akamai."
  • "It is not expensive compared to the other similar solutions in this category."
  • "It is a very expensive solution. The price is very high. A lot of customers tell us that they would love to use Imperva more. I have some customers who have 50 websites, but they have only 10 websites on Imperva because of the price. They would love to have all their websites running through Imperva, but they can't. They have to choose the more critical websites to protect because the price is very high. It is a very good product, but it is too expensive. If you buy a plan for 20 megabytes and you don't consume all of your 20 megabytes, it is okay, but if you consume more, you are charged for the superior traffic."
  • "The cost is somewhere around $10,000 a site. For every site, you pay individually. For every DNS entry, you have you pay."
  • "It is expensive."
  • "Pricing could be more competitive."
  • "Imperva charges us based on bandwidth, which is better than other vendors that charge us according to data transfer."
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    There are quite a few useful Imperva Incapsula features. For example, one of them is the reports. The graphics are very good and it's easy to configure. The whole process is very fast and reliable… more »
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    Incapsula is a SaaS (software-as-a-service) provider. Anyone can do the applications, but you must subscribe to the service. Pricing is a challenge for most of our customers.
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    Users would benefit from better documentation. There is official documentation, but sometimes we need more detail. We have some use cases that are not so run of the mill. It would be great if there… more »
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    Overview

    AWS Shield is a managed Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection service that safeguards applications running on AWS. AWS Shield provides always-on detection and automatic inline mitigations that minimize application downtime and latency, so there is no need to engage AWS Support to benefit from DDoS protection.

    Imperva Incapsula is a cloud-based application delivery service that protects websites and safeguards web applications and their data from attacks, and improves their performance by enhancing user experience. Incapsula includes a security platform with a web application firewall, DDoS mitigation, content delivery network, and global load balancer to maximize performance.

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    Sample Customers
    netflix, dow jones, mapbox, pearson, rovio, youview, moviestar planet, asurion, payplug, hour of code
    Hitachi, BNZ, Bitstamp, Moz, InnoGames, BTCChina, Wix, LivePerson, Zillow and more.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Media Company13%
    Financial Services Firm10%
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    Financial Services Firm14%
    Non Tech Company11%
    Marketing Services Firm9%
    Insurance Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Media Company5%
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    Small Business46%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise41%
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    AWS Shield is ranked 23rd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection while Imperva Incapsula is ranked 2nd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 13 reviews. AWS Shield is rated 0.0, while Imperva Incapsula is rated 8.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Imperva Incapsula writes "There is not too much to know but that it is one of the best products of this type that you can get". AWS Shield is most compared with Cloudflare, Azure DDoS Protection, Akamai Kona Site Defender, Arbor DDoS and Fortinet FortiDDoS, whereas Imperva Incapsula is most compared with Cloudflare, Imperva Web Application Firewall, AWS WAF, Akamai and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway.

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