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Quickly named a challenger in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Web Application and API Protection


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As the first and only unified solution that enables security and DevOps teams to confidently protect their applications and APIs, wherever they are, Fastly Next-Gen WAF provides the WAAP accuracy and scalability that enterprises clients need

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Quickly, Inc. (NYSE:FSLY), the world’s fastest global cloud edge platform, today announced that it has been named Challenger in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection (WAAP).

“We believe Fastly has been named a Challenger, along with our recent recognition as a Customers’ Choice for Web Application and API Protection for Fourth Consecutive Year, validates all of our efforts to protect the scale of the Internet in any environment,” said Lakshmi Sharma, Chief Product and Strategy Officer at Fastly. “Fastly is able to ensure application and service security without sacrificing deployment or delivery speed, which is essential for businesses and developers to deliver fast, secure and reliable digital experiences. »

According to Gartner “Hype Cycle™ for Application Security, 2022,” “Publicly available web applications pose a high risk of breach. Since most critical business processes and sensitive data are hosted on these applications, protecting them is paramount. The 2022 Data Breach Investigation Report by Verizon also found that web applications are the main attack vector.

Quickly empower developers and security teams with superior detection capabilities and reliable attack indicators that go beyond traditional WAFs, which are historically difficult to maintain and require endless rule tuning to eliminate the false positives that can block legitimate traffic. The Fastly Next-Gen WAF protects applications and APIs in all environments – cloud, on-premises, hybrid, and at the network edge. Because the next-generation WAF relies on a fundamentally different approach (developed by Signal Sciences) that effectively detects and blocks malicious traffic and attacks without adjusting rules, over 90% of customers have the confidence to use in full blocking mode. This helps ensure that application development and availability is not interrupted while allowing AppSec teams to focus on more important issues.

In addition to superior technical efficiency, our customers repeatedly cite our ease of integration and excellent customer support. A site reliability engineer in the media and publishing industry noted in a recent peer review that “Fastly Next-Gen WAF is easy to integrate, configure and provides excellent insights. And Slawomir Zabiewicz, who most recently served as vice president of engineering at filestack, said: “The look of the next generation of [Fastly]WAF was very compelling to me because I needed WAF management that was essentially effortless, something that can be set up very quickly but is still an important part of our security program. If I receive a notification from [Fastly] a new user is a bad actor, I can immediately block them, which is very important to me, and to our customers. I don’t think any other solution on the market can offer us all of this.

To learn more about Fastly’s Next-Gen WAF, visit our Web Application and API Protection Page.

To view a free copy of the full 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection report, please visit https://learn.fastly.com/gartner-magic-quadrant-waap.html.

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Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Web Application and API Protection, by Peer Contributors, March 22, 2022.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application and API Protection, Jeremy D’Hoinne, Adam Hils, John Watts, Rajpreet KaurAugust 31, 2022.

Gartner, Hype Cycle for Application Security, 2022, by Jörg FritschJuly 11, 2022.

About Fastly

Fastly’s powerful and programmable cutting-edge cloud platform helps the world’s leading brands deliver the fastest online experiences possible, while improving site performance, strengthening security and driving innovation at the global scale. With world-class support that consistently achieves over 95% customer satisfaction*, Fastly’s beloved suite of edge compute, delivery and security offerings has been recognized as a leader by industry analysts. industry such as IDC, Forrester and Gartner. Compared to traditional vendors, Fastly’s powerful and modern network architecture is the fastest on the planet, enabling developers to deliver secure websites and applications globally with fast time to market and industry-leading cost savings. Thousands of the world’s largest organizations trust Fastly to help them improve their internet experience, including Reddit, Pinterest, Stripe, Neiman Marcus, The New York Times, Epic Games, and GitHub. Learn more about Fastly at https://www.fastly.com/, and follow us @rapidly.

*As of June 1, 2022

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