Radware Named a Leader in KuppingerCole’s 2024 Leadership Compass Report for Web Application Firewalls

Recognized for product, innovation, market, and overall leadership

MAHWAH, N.J., May 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced it has been named an Overall Leader in the 2024 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report for Web Application Firewalls (WAF). In addition, the company is recognized as a leader across the report’s Product, Innovation, and Market Leadership categories. Radware is distinguished in the report for its web application security, DDoS protection, API protection, and innovative bot management. A complimentary copy of the report is available here.

KuppingerCole’s report analyst Osman Celik, wrote, “Radware is highly innovative and should be considered when evaluating an organization's WAF.”

The report highlights Radware’s strengths in multiple areas:

  • “It combines a negative security model using signatures, rules, and expressions with a positive model that automatically learns and maps the application to create an optimized security policy using machine learning algorithms.”
  • “Radware Bot Manager features a unique semi-supervised machine learning algorithm that identifies the intent of each request…to give zero-day protection to applications and reduce false positives.” 
  • “Radware's suite of services shows strength in providing a wide range of capabilities to protect against layer 3, 4, and 7 DDoS and DoS attacks, as well as providing low latency, high bandwidth capacity, and a good forwarding rate.”
  • “The architecture of the solution provides excellent coverage of PoPs worldwide.”
  • “The Radware suite leverages both internal and external sources for threat intelligence and has strong capabilities in this area.”

The Leadership Compass Report notes the breadth of Radware’s suite of application protection services. This includes its Cloud Application Protection Services, which encompasses its Cloud WAF, Bot Manager, and API and Web DDoS Protection. It also includes Radware’s AppWall® standalone WAF, Alteon® application delivery controller, Kubernetes WAF, Cloud DDoS Protection Service, and DefensePro® DDoS Protection.

In the report, Radware’s suite of application protection services receives positive and strong positive ratings across a wide variety of areas. The coverage areas range from security, functionality, deployment, and interoperability to usability, innovativeness, market position, financial strength, and ecosystem.

“We are proud to be recognized by KuppingerCole as an overall leader in its 2024 Leadership Compass Report for WAFs. Our commitment to continuous innovation is core to our mission,” said Sharon Trachtman, chief marketing officer at Radware. “Our AI-powered solutions are designed to help organizations protect against a threat landscape that is constantly shifting. This includes adapting policies in real time to mitigate automated attacks and maintaining a high level of security with low levels of false positives, so no legitimate traffic is blocked.”

The 2024 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass Report for WAFs examines the WAF market segment, vendor service functionality, relative market share, and innovative approaches to providing WAF solutions. The report includes an assessment of 14 security vendors.

Radware’s recognition in KuppingerCole’s report follows the company’s recent ranking as a Leader and Fast Mover in GigaOm’s 2024 Radar for Application and API Security Report. Radware was the only vendor among the 13 security providers evaluated in GigaOm’s report to earn a top score for AI enhanced vulnerability detection.

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