Prophaze vs F5

A Comprehensive Comparison

At Prophaze, we understand the critical importance of safeguarding your digital assets from evolving cyber threats. Our comprehensive suite of security solutions is designed to fortify your defenses, providing robust protection, advanced detection capabilities, and swift response mechanisms.

Three Reasons Customers Choose Prophaze Over F5

Granular WAF Rule Management

Prophaze offers direct, customizable rule sets that work on each aspect at a granular level, providing enhanced control over your web application security.

Simplified Configuration and Management

Prophaze's user-friendly interface and streamlined workflow make the configuration and management of web security measures straightforward and intuitive.

Low False Positive Rate and Advanced Bot Protection

Prophaze boasts a false positive rate of less than 1%, ensuring accurate threat detection without unnecessary alerts.

Customer's Perspective

Glenn B Advisor, IT Consultancy

Prophaze stands out not just for its excellent product but for the seamless experience. From a straightforward demo to responsive customer support, they make everything easy. It's rare to find a company with both a great product and exceptional support.

Bithal Bhardwaj Group CISO, GMR Group

Prophaze is our go-to for top-notch web security. Their innovative AI/ML protection and rapid response have truly transformed our defense strategy. Prophaze isn't just a vendor; they're our trusted cybersecurity partner.

Comprehensive Comparison

Comparison Table Prophaze F5
WAF Rule Management
Leverages ML Algorithms, Direct, customizable rule sets and automatic rules update.
Leverages ML Algorithms, Direct, customizable rule sets and automatic rules update.
Configuration & Management
Web-based interface with declarative policies.
Complex setup and mMostly relies on CLI.anagement
False Positive Rate
< 5%
> 10%
Bot Protection
Advanced bot protection
Requires constant adjustment and monitoring.
Data Masking
Limited native capabilities.
Integrated API Security
Robust API security measures, API gateway protection, including authentication, authorization controls, and API-specific threat detection mechanisms.
Needs a separate purchase of F5 Shield API
Custom Security Protocols
Self-learning Rule Engine, unlimited rules addition.
Requiring workarounds or alternative solutions for applications utilizing non-standard protocols.
Layer-7 DDoS Protection
Integral core feature with features like rate-limiting and anomaly detection.
Requires additional module purchase.
Real-Time Threat Intelligence
AI-powered threat detection, behavioral analysis for proactive posture.
Multi-Cloud Deployment
Supports Multi-Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, On-Prem, and Kubernetes Deployments
Configuration, and management are complex for different clouds.
Customer Support
24x7, Chat, Phone, Email, Zoom/Google Meet/Teams with an instantaneous reply
expensive for premium support.

Enterprise Solutions Comparison

Features Prophaze Enterprise F5 Enterprise
SSL / TLS Support
SSL / TLS 1.2 & 1.3 with custom upload
Customer Support
Ensures daily client contact and 1-hour response time per security SLAs. We offer 24/7 support via live chat, phone, email, Zoom, Google Meet, and Teams, prioritizing a customer-first approach.
Direct phone or zoom will be available for 24x7x365
Analytics Time-Range
Real-Time Analytics
Multi-Cloud Deployment
Limited support
Role-based Account Control
Single Sign-On Support
Network Prioritization
Enterprise IP Ranges are given priority
Network prioritization

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Web Application Firewall
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Web Application Firewall

Prophaze's advanced bot protection leverages Threat Score Value (TSV) for smarter and faster bot blocking, reducing the risk of automated threats.

Prophaze supports deployment across multiple cloud environments, providing flexibility and scalability for businesses with diverse infrastructure needs.

Prophaze supports custom security protocols, allowing businesses to implement tailored security measures based on their unique requirements.

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