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Incapsula vs Cloudflare

GunterGunter Member
edited September 2013 in General

I'm debating with whether to use Incapsula or Cloudflare. Bandwidth limit is not a issue for me, personally. Security isn't too important either, it's mostly loading speed that is a concern for me.

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  • rm_rm_ Member
    edited September 2013

    Given it might be the first time most of us even hear of something called "Incapsula", would it f--ing kill you to put a clickable URL in your post. Here, I'll do that instead: http://www.incapsula.com/

  • @rm_ said:
    Given it might be the first time most of us even hear of something called "Incapsula", would it f--ing kill you to put a clickable URL in your post. Here, I'll do that instead: http://www.incapsula.com/

    Done.

  • Cloudflare is more wider usage, Incapsula is more techinical on setup compared to cloudflare, I Wouldn't advise on incapsula although stronger network an wont disable u when ddos'd an only free user, Its a assache to setup an it isnt DNS managing for u. U still have to self do that.

  • mujmuj Member
    edited September 2013

    Cloudflare does have more datacenters http://www.cloudflare.com/network-map

    Incapsula datacenters: http://www.incapsula.com/tour/website-performance

  • CloudFlare is cheaper and bigger, I'd personally go with them.

  • DylanDylan Member
    edited September 2013

    The long and short of it is: CloudFlare's better at speed; Incapsula's (much) better at security.

    Here's a really thorough penetration test comparing both to ModSecurity:
    http://www.slideshare.net/zeroscience/cloudflare-vs-incapsula-vs-modsecurity

    If you don't care about security use CloudFlare.

  • Cloudflare PRO is phenomenal

  • Incapsula charge $299 site/month if you like custom SSL. Like 50% more than CloudFlare.

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