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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Compare Snapt ADCs with Amazon ELB and ALB Load Balancers

Snapt software and cloud native load balancers help supercharge your Amazon AWS deployments and provide substantially more features than Amazon's Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) and Application Load Balancer (ALB).

All Snapt ADCs (Nova and Aria) come with a powerful load balancer, web application firewall (WAF), GSLB and web accelerator for AWS, and can be launched in the Amazon marketplace.

Amazon’s Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) and ALB (application load balancer) provide only the bare essentials for load balancing. They don't offer WAF, GSLB, advanced health monitoring or other key features, and they can become complex and expensive if you need to scale out.

The Nova Application Load Balancer platform (Load Balancer, WAF, GLSB and Accelerator) features intelligent, scalable traffic management across physical, virtual, and cloud-hosted platforms.

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Key Information: Comparing Snapt & AWS Load Balancers

Application security

Snapt Nova and Aria include a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to filter HTTP / Layer 7 traffic.AWS Elastic Load Balancer does not have a WAF and you can't run a WAF in front of ELB.

Log files for ELB activity

Snapt Nova and Aria include comprehensive monitoring, health checks and reporting, and the metrics are available over API. In AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) there are no external connectors or APIs for accessing logs in DataDog, NewRelic and cloud-native time-series DBs.

Rules, policies and custom settings

Snapt Nova and Aria support custom rules, policies and settings for more complicated applications. AWS Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) does not support rules or policies and does not allow for customized settings for retries and timeouts.

Internal load balancing

Snapt Nova and Aria are designed for high-performance internal east-west load balancing between components and microservices. AWS Elastic Load Balancer does not support internal load balancing – you have to send traffic back out to the public internet, adding a significant security risk.

Controlling Costs

Snapt Nova and Aria help keep costs down as you scale out to meet demand. Our SaaS-style pricing is transparent and gives you discounts as you grow. With Elastic Load Balancer, you’ll pay linearly for the load balancers as you scale out, and for the processed bytes/hr, and for the network costs of moving between AWS zones.

Using Multiple Clouds

Snapt Nova balances, protects, scales and monitors multiple clouds simultaneously, providing resilient DNS and intelligent disaster recovery. ELB is designed to only work with AWS.

 

 

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Amazon ELB

Base Price $1,200 / year $0 – $99 per node/month -
24/7 Support
included
     
WAF
security and protection
     
GSLB
global load balancing
     
Multi-Cloud
integrated multi-cloud deployments
You can run standalone ADCs in any environment.   Balance, protect and scale multiple clouds simultaneously.  
Centralized Management
control plane
     
ADC Autoscaling
scale-out / scale-in
     
Internal Load Balancing
east-west load balancing inside your network
     
Machine Learning and AI enhancement
intelligent security assessment and response
     
AWS integration
complete API and Amazon Marketplace integration
     

Snapt Aria software load balancer

Layer 7 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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Snapt Nova cloud load balancer

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

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What to Consider Before Adopting Amazon’s Classic ELB (Elastic Load Balancer) Load Balancer

9 things everyone should consider before leaving the load balancing to Amazon ELB.

For startups and DevOps teams running small projects, spinning up a load balancer is on the checklist of things to prepare for scale. If your primary compute environment is Amazon Web Services, then the fastest and easiest option is to provision Amazon’s basic Elastic Load Balancer (ELB).

Here are some of the questions you should ask yourself as part of your decision.

Read our deep dive before you take the AWS ELB plunge.

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Testimonials

Nova has been a colossal success in our organization. It has quickly become an integral part of our products, services and even internal processes. Such a dynamic, secure, and performant ADC is a game changer.

 – Ben Erridge, CTO, CIM Inc.

By listing Snapt’s solution on Marketplace, we make it even easier for DigitalOcean to provide its community of four million developers with the tools they need to easily scale, secure, accelerate and monitor their applications.

– John Gannon, Manager Marketplace & Ecosystems at DigitalOcean

Nova is the first ADC solution to overcome the challenges of hyperscale networks with global reach. It is the first and only ADC to incorporate AI-based security and scaling.

– Dave Blakey, CTO, Snapt

The application is easy to use and their support is outstanding!

 – Matt Rhoades, Navitas Solutions

We are happy to say that Snapt has never had a single glitch that could result in downtime.

– Felipe Cruz Ferrero, RackNation

Response times from the customer service team were under five minutes.

– Ian Barnes, BetTech Gaming

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