2023 Gartner® Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer”: Cloud Web Application and API Protection

Fastly is the only vendor to be named a Customers’ Choice for five consecutive years

Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice distinctions recognize vendors and products that are highly rated by their customers. We are honored to once again be named a “Customers’ Choice” in the 2023 Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer” for Cloud Web Application and API Protection based on verified end-user testimonials.

We are grateful to all our customers who shared their experiences with our next-gen WAF. Fastly received the most customer reviews out of all WAAP vendors (140 reviews) and is the highest-rated vendor out of 10 total vendors included in the report with an average rating of 5/5 stars, based on 140 reviews as of November 30th, 2022! We believe our platform is the strategic choice for organizations looking for highly effective web application protection.

See what our customers are saying

“Still the best WAF product on the market. Easy to use, but deep with customizations. Even with a small security team, this product provides strong security and compliance features.”
- Director of Product Security in the real estate industry

"This is one of the best WAF products I have used. Easy to onboard, very good dashboard capabilities and excellent user interface to manage sites and rules. No false positives and easy to enforce rules (self service)"
- Engineering Manager in the retail industry

"Easy Deployment. Up and running within 15 minutes. Full blocking mode within days based on our testing and application requirements."
- Director of IT

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2023 Gartner Peer Insights™ “Voice of the Customer”
for Cloud Web Application and API Protection

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Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer”: Web Application and API Protection, February 2023.

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Please note that this report was previously known as Gartner Peer Insights ™ ‘Voice of the Customer’: Web Application Firewalls from 2019-2021.
In 2019 and 2020 we have been recognized as Signal Sciences, Fastly acquired Signal Sciences in 2020.