“Web Application Firewall (WAF) monitors HTTP traffic between web application and internet to protect web applications from various common attacks including SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and OWASP Top 10. While WAF technology predominantly protects web applications from these traditional attacks, WAF solutions are focused on offering a robust protection against a variety of common as well as other emerging attacks including API based attacks, bot attacks and more at a massive scale. The key functionalities of a WAF include attack detection, attack response, management interface, reporting & analytics, and threat intelligence.
As part of the research “SPARK Matrix™: Web Application Firewall (WAF), 2021” Quadrant Knowledge Solutions conducted an in-depth analysis of major WAF vendors by evaluating their products, market presence, and customer value proposition. Based on the analysis, the study provides competition analysis and ranking of the leading vendors in the form of SPARK Matrix. The evaluation is based on the primary research with expert interviews, analysis of use cases, and Quadrant’s internal analysis of the overall WAF market. The SPARK Matrix evaluation examined vendors including A10 Networks, Akamai, Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Barracuda, Citrix, Cloudflare, F5, Fastly, Fortinet, Imperva, Microsoft, NSFOCUS, Positive Technologies, Qualys, Radware, Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, Sangfor Technologies, Sophos, and Stackpath.
Quadrant Knowledge Solutions research analyzes market dynamics, growth opportunities, emerging technology trends, and the vendor ecosystem of the global market. This research provides strategic information for technology vendors to better understand the market supporting their growth strategies and for users to evaluate different vendor capability, competitive differentiation, and market position.
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