Snapt is a Gartner-recognized application security firm, working with thousands of clients globally and protecting over 10,000 applications. We look forward to meeting with you and discussing your needs.
Snapt was launched in 2012 and provides solutions for application security, visibility, and control, for origin-to-edge in traditional, hybrid and cloud-native environments. Snapt ensures that business-critical applications, web services, and APIs are always on, always fast and always secure.
Our services and solutions
Snapt revolutionizes security, visibility, and control for websites, web servers, and APIs, massively lowers the cost of scale, and provides the best support in the business. Snapt helps the next generation of makers build tomorrow’s digital landmarks.
Snapt is the only modern, unified application delivery platform designed for centralized security, visibility, and control for multi-cloud, hyperscale, and hybrid environments, making Snapt the best answer to today’s pressures of scale, complexity, and compliance.
Snapt is the most flexible and cost-effective application delivery platform available: one product that works in any cloud, container, VM, or bare metal system, and with the lowest cost-per-request versus either dedicated ADCs or own-brand cloud offerings, making Snapt the best answer to vendor or cloud lock-in.
Snapt is more than technology – at Snapt, the people are the platform. We are a developer-first company, building solutions for like-minded users and providing the best support in the business with an average support response time of only 4 minutes – for all users, regardless of their package.
“Snapt doesn't just treat you like a customer – they make you feel like you are a real partner. They truly want you to succeed.”
Our team creates amazing products for happy customers all around the world.
Co-CEO and CTO
Dave Blakey founded Snapt in 2012 and currently serves as the company’s CEO.
Dave has evolved into a leading expert on DevOps, hyper-scale and programmability with deep domain expertise in high performance network systems, management, security solutions, and on-demand hyper-scale in an increasingly complex, fragmented and rapid changing environment.
He is a passionate advocate for advancing South Africa’s start-up ecosystem and expanding the global presence of the country’s tech hub.
Co-CEO and CCO
Douglas Cherry is currently a partner at 4Di Capital. Doug brings 10 years of substantial VC and angel investor experience including various directorships within the 4Di Capital portfolio as well as external companies.
Prior to joining 4Di Capital, Douglas served as group controller at 4Di Group, a holding entity for various technology and non-technology based businesses. During his tenure, he held financial management and operations responsibilities for four 4Di Group companies, including ESET Southern Africa and Meaka Group International.
Previously, he was a financial analyst for all European operations of multinational sportswear retailer Foot Locker, headquartered in the Netherlands.
Chief Operating Officer
Aalia, Snapt’s COO, is responsible for commercial delivery.
She was previously one of the youngest partners at a globally renowned law firm, having built a successful IP and Technology Law Practice.
She led South Africa’s first ever legal incubation programme and was recognized as one of the Top 200 Young South Africans by the Mail & Guardian.
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