Only Fastly Vendor Named Gartner Peer Insights™ Customers’ Choice for Web Application and API Protection for Four Consecutive Years

Highest rated among customers who have purchased, implemented and used a WAF, with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fastly, Inc. (NYSE:FSLY), today announced that it has been named the March 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) for the fourth consecutive year. In a review by verified enterprise customers, Fastly Next-Gen WAF was recognized as one of the highest-rated web application firewall solutions among customers who purchased, implemented, and used a WAF. Drawn from a pool of reviews, enterprise IT professionals gave Fastly Next-Gen WAF (Powered by Signal Sciences) an average of 4.9 out of 5.0 stars – an outstanding overall rating on the WAAP market on Gartner Peer Insights.

With the highest overall score (according to the March 2022 Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer” Web Application and API Protection report)1quickly received outstanding reviews from Gartner Peer Insights that contributed to the company’s recognition, including:

  • “Fastly and their team of security experts really know what it means to protect businesses from hackers. The customer experience has been outstanding and the additional support is rated five stars. I would 100% recommend any business to join the Fastly group if you want to make sure your customer data is secure.” – Application security engineer, media and publishing industry

  • “Using the Next-Gen WAF allowed us to identify negative SEO attacks and put rules in place to essentially shut down sites that are hotlinking without our permission. We were also able to track and remove traffic from sites identified as ‘misbehaving’ based on the threat landscape identified by Fastly/Signal Sciences. A fix for the Apache Log4j vulnerability was available the day the vulnerability was made public and was simple to implement.” CTO, Retail

  • “We are using Fastly Next-Gen WAF for one of our web applications. Due to the nature of this service, we experience a lot of bad traffic and bad actors. After implementing Fastly Next-Gen WAF, we We were able to monitor, measure and build comprehensive rules to block all kinds of attacks.” – Chief Architect, IT Services

  • “Fastly’s next-gen WAF offered various deployment options that met our current and future needs. We’ve never had any downtime with the tool and it has allowed us to secure our applications and APIs by very short time. Their sales team and technical engineers were helpful throughout our purchase and renewal processes. The strong support and well-documented product makes it easy to find answers to any issues.” – Senior Security Engineer, Securities and Investment Industry

“A modern digital experience requires a modern approach to how we build, deliver and protect the underlying architecture,” said Joshua Bixby, CEO of Fastly. “Enterprises need options to secure their environments and this includes the myriad of applications and APIs accessing and sharing information from the edge to the cloud. We believe the Gartner Peer Insights Voice of the Customer WAAP report reinforces this we already know – we deliver what our customers need at scale, enabling them to grow their business privately and securely.”

Fastly’s acquisition of Signal Sciences further supports Fastly’s mission to deliver solutions that are simplified, frictionless, secure, and at scale. We believe the Gartner Peer Insights March 2022 Customer Choice further validates Fastly’s commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction in the WAAP market. This month, Fastly launched an edge deployment option for the industry’s first and only unified WAF, now offering the most flexible deployment options for WAF solutions on the market, while protecting applications anywhere. are found. For many customers, this is critical given the exponential growth of workplace applications and the need to protect the information they access.

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

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Please note that this report was formerly known as Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer”: Web Application Firewalls.

In 2019 and 2020 we were recognized as Signal Sciences, as Fastly acquired Signal Sciences in 2020.

About Fastly

Fastly improves the Internet experience to give people and organizations more control, faster content, and more dynamic applications. By combining the world’s fastest global edge cloud network with powerful software, Fastly helps customers develop, deliver and secure modern distributed applications and engaging digital experiences. Fastly’s customers include many of the world’s largest companies, including Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub. For more information about our mission and our products, visit

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