Snapt Nova

Nova is a centrally managed, container-based ADC platform providing Layer 7 load balancing, GSLB, WAF and web acceleration. Nova is cloud-native, hyperscale and intelligent.

Snapt Aria

Software load balancing, web acceleration, WAF and global DNS load balancer. Blazing fast throughputs, high SSL TPS and runs on any cloud, VM or bare metal.

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Nine Steps to Building Secure Software

by Craig Risi on Security • April 13, 2021
Cybersecurity may be improving all the time, but it is increasingly outmatched by the ingenuity and creativity of hackers, who keep finding new ways to discover and expose vulnerabilities across very complex ecosystems. We’ve seen some big hacks over the past few years across many industries, and now there is yet another big one that has impacted Microsoft and its Exchange Server, which manages emails and web access for thousands of companies.
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Introduction to the Nova Web Application Firewall

by Bethany Hill on Security • October 30, 2020
You can enable Nova's Web Application Firewall (WAF) on any HTTP/S Nova ADC with a single click of a button, and it is easy to use and manage. Learn how it works in this demo.
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4 MINUTES

How secure are your web servers?

by Grant Duke on Performance • February 27, 2020
Picture this: you have just completed a brand new installation of a server (Windows Server, Ubuntu, etc.) where you are going to deploy your organization's web portal. You need to ensure this service stays online and protected from bad actors.
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5 Website Security Threats and How to Stop Them

by Iwan Price-Evans on Tips and Tricks • December 5, 2019
It’s no secret that your website and business-critical applications are vulnerable to cyberattacks. When successful, the worst attacks can result in stolen customer data, illegal access to your servers and corporate data, malware and viruses that infect your customers’ devices, or a total server failure that prevents customers from accessing your website. Protecting your customers and your IT systems from malicious attacks is imperative for your business. But there are so many different attack vectors that it’s difficult to know where to start with online security.
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4 Ways an ADC Helps Your Business Grow Cost-Effectively

by Iwan Price-Evans on Business • October 3, 2019
Most business leaders have faced a time in their careers when they were eager to grow their companies but were concerned about how they could afford it. That’s because the painful truth is that achieving growth often requires additional investment, whether that’s opening offices in new markets, hiring more employees, increasing marketing spend or ensuring IT systems have enough capacity to keep the business running smoothly at a higher level. It’s not easy to get the right balance of investment across the business to support growth.
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Testing your website's speed, security and SEO readiness

by Dave Blakey on Tips and Tricks • October 25, 2018
There are so many business reasons you need to worry about your websites speed, security and optimizations. To list a few:
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3 MINUTES

Understanding Denial of Service (DoS) and how Snapt helps

by Tim Elston on Tips and Tricks • October 21, 2018
Dave Blakey recently stated in another blog post (CDNs vs ADCs: What are the differences?) that “No on-premise ADC can truly prevent a DDoS attack!” and he’s exactly right, but what is a DDoS attack and how does it differ from a DoS attack?
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4 MINUTES

ADC vs CDN: What are the Differences?

by Dave Blakey on Tips and Tricks • September 30, 2018
Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) have many similarities and many differences. We are often asked about various CDNs and how they work with or compete with Snapt’s ADCs. Below we discuss the primary differences between a CDN like Cloudflare and an ADC like Snapt Aria or Snapt Nova. CDNs provide security in a distributed fashion and traffic optimization at the edge closer to clients. ADCs provide security, advanced visibility, monitoring, and load balancing capabilities in your data center infrastructure.   ADC CDN Location ADCs are located within your infrastructure and as close as possible to your servers.  CDNs are located outside your infrastructure and as close as possible to the end-user.  Load Balancing Fully featured and provides monitoring, full Layer 7, and support. Basic load balancing functions located outside your data center; is great for co-location load balancing.  Web Acceleration Rewrites, optimize, and caches page content. Rewrites and optimizes page content, and caches content much closer to the end-user. Security Provides SSL and WAF. Will protect during a DoS attack.  Provides full protection against DDoS attacks. Visibility In-depth and live monitoring of performance, stats, and metrics. Much less accurate due to Internet latency between CDN infrastructure and your data center. Redundancy Provides redundancy in your data center infrastructure.  None: CDNs cannot assist here as they are located outside your data center.  
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WordPress with SSL termination

by Dave Blakey on Tips and Tricks • September 27, 2018
Supporting SSL termination with WordPress can require some modifications. This guide will help you to quickly get set up, allowing you to have Snapt Aria offload your SSL requests, and use plain text to your webservers.
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