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"This is a hybrid solution.""It is a good solution. Its vendor support is the most valuable. It is simple and works well if you have Juniper MX routers."

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"The decryption is great.""The solution is very straightforward. The usability is great.""The most valuable feature of this solution is that the blocking of IP's."

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"Juniper is known in our country, but it is not very popular. There is also not enough information about Corero. Our enterprise and financial sectors don't know about this solution. They need to provide more information and do more marketing for this solution in our country.""Lacks international presence."

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"The pricing of the solution could be a little bit better.""Currently, we have eighty F5s and we need some kind of management software. It would be very helpful.""Deployment times vary according to the customer. It needs to be heavily configured. You need to look and you need to observe the behavior of the traffic before you can start configuring everything. It can take time."

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    Also Known As
    F5 AFM, F5 Advanced Firewall Manager
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    Overview

    Corero Network Security is dedicated to improving the security and availability of the Internet through the deployment of innovative DDoS & Network Security Solutions. The Corero SmartWall® Threat Defense System (TDS) family of products can be deployed in various topologies, (full edge protection or  scrubbing). the SmartWall Threat Defense System (TDS) family of solutions utilizes modern DDoS mitigation architecture to automatically, and surgically remove DDoS attack traffic, while allowing good user traffic to flow uninterrupted.

    The goal of the Corero automatic DDoS mitigation solution is to protect the customer’s network infrastructure, online services and confidential data from harmful DDoS attacks. The Corero solutions are the highest performing in the industry, while providing the most robust security coverage at unprecedented scale with the lowest total cost of ownership to the customer. These solutions are designed to provide real-time attack mitigation with continuous threat visibility, which allows our customers to also monetize DDoS Protection as-a-Service (DDPaaS) offerings. 

    F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is a high-performance, full-proxy network security solution designed to protect networks and data centers against incoming threats that enter the network. Built on F5’s industry-leading BIG-IP hardware and software platforms, BIG-IP AFM provides a scalable platform that delivers the flexible performance and control needed to mitigate aggressive distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and protocol attacks before they overwhelm and degrade applications and infrastructure availability.

    For service providers, BIG-IP AFM IPS does even more, protecting the network edge and performing traffic inspection and protocol adherence for prevalent service provider protocols such as SS7, Diameter, HTTP/2, GTP, SCTP and SIP traffic coming into the network over UDP, TCP, and SCTP.

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    Sample Customers
    Telesystem, Jagex, Hivelocity, Los Angeles Dedicated, Netrics hosting, Hyve, Zacks Investment Research, Dynamic Business Systems, G4BOX INC., GamersFirst, Fastmetrics, San Miguel County
    City Bank, Ricacorp Properties, Miele, American Systems, Bangladesh Post Office
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    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Comms Service Provider22%
    Government9%
    Healthcare Company5%
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    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise33%
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    Corero is ranked 14th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 2 reviews while F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is ranked 10th in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 3 reviews. Corero is rated 8.0, while F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Corero writes "A good DDoS protection solution that comes at a good price and is easy to set up". On the other hand, the top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) writes "Good support, and capable of scaling". Corero is most compared with Arbor DDoS, Cloudflare, Radware DefensePro, Imperva Incapsula and Akamai Kona Site Defender, whereas F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) is most compared with Radware DefensePro, Arbor DDoS and Cloudflare. See our Corero vs. F5 BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager (AFM) report.

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