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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.
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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