Security, scale, and smarts with Snapt


Trusted by developers, DevOps, and IT

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4 mins

Trust the Best

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.

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Who is Snapt?

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's application delivery controllers include load balancing, application firewalling, global server load balancing, and web acceleration. Our threat intelligence platform uses machine learning to provide global, real-time, enriched threat data to security teams. Snapt's experts leverage their experience designing and deploying high-performing applications to provide managed services for SecOps and load testing.

Our connections

Snapt has more than 350 customers from small businesses to large enterprises, cutting across financial services, health, government, education, and retail. We have close partnerships and integrations with popular and niche cloud, container, and VM ecosystems. Snapt has offices in San Jose, New York, London, Cape Town, and Johannesburg.

Our people

Our diverse team of software architects, developers, support engineers and commercial staff is constantly striving to innovate and make the world a bit better. We support each other, help each other to grow, and share a common purpose in changing the way people and applications are connected.

Why Snapt?

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.

Unified Design

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.

Modern Approach

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.

Committed To Our Customers

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.”

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Our Leadership

Our team creates amazing products for happy customers all around the world.

  • Dave Blakey

    Dave Blakey

    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.

  • Doug Cherry

    Doug Cherry

    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.

  • Aalia Manie

    Aalia Manie

    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.

General Enquiries

You can contact us and find our office locations on our Contact page.

Technical Support

You can log a ticket with our support team right here, or discover answers in our Knowledge Base or Community.