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Find out what your peers are saying about NETSCOUT, Imperva, Cloudflare and others in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Updated: January 2022.
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Pros
"It will take the blow rather than our applications should an attack occur."

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"Fastly uses configuration versioning, where you can deploy a new version in less than one minute."

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Cons
"The initial onboarding was causing us some confusion."

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"It is missing a "staging" platform to deploy a test configuration with all of the real settings, which would allow us to properly test before putting it into production."

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  • "In my opinion, Fastly is priced competitively."
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    It will take the blow rather than our applications should an attack occur.
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    At this point, considering the size of our company and the traffic we have seen, there is no need for us to pay extra for the enterprise tier. That's our current state. Things could change; we'll have… more »
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    The initial onboarding was causing us some confusion. Who's going to do what and what steps need to be taken? Once we got through it once, it became a no-brainer. At this point, I'm pretty happy with… more »
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    Cloudflare DDoS Protection
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    Overview

    Protect your Internet properties with a cloud-based, always-on DDoS protection, powered by the intelligence harnessed from Cloudflare’s always learning global network

    Fastly helps the world’s most popular digital businesses keep pace with their customer expectations by delivering fast, secure, and scalable online experiences. Businesses trust Fastly’s edge cloud platform to accelerate the pace of technical innovation, mitigate evolving threats, and scale on demand.
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    Sample Customers
    crunchbase, SoFi, ao.com, LogMeIn, DigitalOcean, okcupid, Montecito, Discord, Udacity
    Twitter, Airbnb, Alaska Airlines, Pinterest, Vimeo, The Guardian, The New York Times, Ticketmaster, The Drupal Association, Opera, about.com, imgur, Etsy, Foursquare, GitHub, New Relic, shopify, Shazam, Firebase
    Top Industries
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    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Government5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Media Company7%
    Government6%
    Find out what your peers are saying about NETSCOUT, Imperva, Cloudflare and others in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection. Updated: January 2022.
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    Cloudflare DDoS is ranked 9th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review while Fastly is ranked 7th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 1 review. Cloudflare DDoS is rated 9.0, while Fastly is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cloudflare DDoS writes "An all-in-one solution that protects against attacks of all sizes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fastly writes "Good performance, powerful configuration capability, and helpful real-time graphics". Cloudflare DDoS is most compared with Nexusguard DDoS Protection, AWS Shield and StackPath DDoS Protection, whereas Fastly is most compared with AWS WAF, Cloudflare, Akamai, Cloudflare Web Application Firewall and Verizon EdgeCast.

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