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Rappi Case Study

How Rappi solved their problems using Wallarm. The company's hypergrowth resulted in a switch from legacy appliance-based WAF, which is a no-brainer.

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Rappi Case Study

Fastest growing e-commerce delivery network in South/Latin America

Rappi was founded in 2015 by three Colombian entrepreneurs. Rappi's customers can "order almost anything they want with a super app concept that will deliver it to them in 30 minutes in exchange for a buck." The company generates revenue by taking a % from each retail transaction.

Rappi entered Y-Combinator's Winter 2016 batch, generating additional investment & raised another $200 million in funding in 2018. SoftBank became a major stakeholder in Rappi in April, 2019 with a $1 billion dollar investment.

Today, if you want to get anything from lunch to a new phone or even cash, it probably will be Rappi who will do it for you. Rappi's defining characteristics is the broad range of products and services available for delivery. The mobile app lets users order groceries, food or drugstore medications, but also send money (cash) to someone, or have a courier withdraw money from their bank account from an ATM and get it delivered to them, also, the couriers can offer transport personal belongings (such as house keys, wallets, purses and more). Couriers even walk customers' dogs.

  • Industry: Ecommerce
  • 2000 APIs: Mix of exposed and internal. Non-stop releases with CI/CD for
    thousands microservices
  • Product: End-to-end API Security. API Threat Prevention. API Security Testing. API Discovery.
  • Previous solutions: API Gateway + Imperva SecureSphere WAF
  • Infrastructure: AWS + Multiple regions + Auto-Scaling
  • Infrastructure as a Code approach (IaaC) to manage API Security
  • Heavy load with spikes that require autoscaling
  • Integrations: with Slack and DevSec tools

Wallarm advantages for Rappi

  • Protection for REST and SOAP APIs
  • API Discovery
  • API Security Testing
  • CI/CD ready. Infrastructure as a Code.
    Bitbucket + sync up configuration
    Push changes in live infrastructure
  • Readiness for the multi-cloud
    Autoscaling: 1-2 minutes
    Centralized way of management
  • Modern UI, navigation & reports
  • Integration with DevOps (SIEM) tools

We have a lot of trouble moving Imperva SecureSphere to the cloud. It just can’t scale to the extent that Rappi has. And it’s not ready for our infrastructure as a code approach - Gustavo Ogawa. Head of DevSecOps at Rappi

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