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SOAX vs. Smartproxy

Looking for an alternative to Smartproxy? SOAX and Smartproxy are enterprise-grade proxy solutions tailored for data extraction and automation tasks. Explore the features that distinguish each provider and discover how switching to SOAX could be a smart move for your business.

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Who are SOAX?

An award-winning proxy provider

From individual reviews to expert awards, in 2023, SOAX stands out among premier proxy offerings due to the solution's stellar feedback and near-perfect ratings.
  • SOAX is rated 5 stars on Capterra and 4.9 stars on G2, indicating exceptional user satisfaction.
  • In G2's fall 2023 reviews, SOAX tops the Proxy Network Providers Comparison Report.
  • Awarded 'Best Starter Package' by Proxyway in 2022.
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Enterprise-grade proxy solutions

Residential, mobile, ISP, and datacenter proxy servers. Ethically sourced, reliable, and fast.
  • 191M proxies in 195+ locations worldwide (excluding the State of Texas, USA)
  • Granular targeting by city, carrier, connection type.
  • Dedicated customer success managers
Market

Data extraction tools

Utilize an Unblocker to effortlessly bypass anti-bot systems, then retrieve large-scale data through simple API calls, eliminating the complexity of web scraping code. Alternatively, describe the data you need using AI Scraper, and let it do the rest.
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  • E-com, social media data, and SERP scraper APIs
  • AI Scraper with natural language processing
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SOAX vs. Smartproxy

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SOAX
Smartproxy
Based in UK USA
G2 Rating 4.9 (50 Reviews) 4.5 (60 Reviews)
Pricing Entry pricing at $99/month for 15 GB, more options for smaller teams. Entry pricing at $150 + VAT for 25 GB/month.
IP Pool SOAX has a large pool of residential proxies (151M), considered to be more reliable and less likely to be blocked by websites. Smartproxy has an IP pool amounting to 55M+.
Response Time SOAX maintains strong response time results, even with difficult websites, achieving up to 2.43s. The service provider encountered minimal connection errors response time results averaging up to 2.25 seconds.
Success Rate SOAX maintains high reliability on challenging sites with a success rate of up to 99.07%. The service maintains reliability on challenging sites, achieving a success rate of up to 93.40%.
Ease of Use SOAX prioritizes usability across proxy control panels, usage monitoring, and billing to ensure customers get maximum value quickly, eliminating common obstacles faced on other platforms. The focus is on user-friendly interfaces and seamless onboarding, with sections for managing products, billing, and account controls. However, each section is dedicated to one product at a time, requiring the opening of different tabs for other services.
Support SOAX offers tailored onboarding, ongoing training, and proactive support by optimizing proxy configurations, resolving issues, monitoring performance, recommending features, and providing usage insights for maximizing value. The service provides round-the-clock immediate assistance from proxy engineers to resolve issues for time-sensitive data needs. Communication with account managers is fast and competent.

SOAX vs. Smartproxy

SOAX offers easy entry access for small businesses with plans starting at just $99/mo.

With a 99%+ success rate even on tough sites and strong response times, SOAX provides reliable web scraping you can count on.

Instead of complex tools, SOAX offers intuitive proxy controls and seamless workflow integration so you spend less time managing tools.

From onboarding to ongoing optimization, SOAX’s customer success team provides tailored and proactive support.

SOAX allows customizable growth in data needs with flexible mid-tier pricing plans unavailable from rigid preset packages.

Rotate proxies seamlessly with SOAX’s 191M+ residential, mobile, datacenter, and ISP proxies that surpass competitor pools to avoid blocks.

Why choose SOAX?

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SourceForge top performer
g2 high performer summer 23
Proxy network leader winter 2024
Best relationship - small business winter 2024
Easiest to do business with - winter 2024
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Flawless proxy management

Navigate through the initial steps with proxy setup wizards on a single dashboard panel, tailored for all major languages and frameworks.

The dashboard offers a self-service option for plan purchases and wallet functionality for advance top-ups. Access your balance, transaction history, and invoices conveniently in a separate tab.

Configure rotations, target locations, and retrieve active proxies through simple API calls with built-in connectors for popular tools such as Python, Postman, and Selenium.

Trusted by
Leading Companies

A trusted partner in the journey towards sustained success

SOAX proxies are an integral part of our ecosystem, seamlessly integrated into our operations. The SOAX team has become more than just a service provider; they're now a trusted partner in our journey towards sustained success.

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Sergey Konovalov, CEO - Mobio Group

Removing geographical constraints to foster a more collaborative culture

SOAX's proxies have greatly enhanced our web testing, ensuring a seamless online experience and fostering a healthier remote work culture by eliminating geographical constraints.

Anastasiia Stepko

Anastasiia Stepko, CEO - Weljo

Customer success team, not just support

Receive personalized onboarding sessions and online training to learn best practices and how to use proxies effectively. Cover proxy rotation, debugging tools, optimal configurations, and more.

Receive proactive suggestions on ways to optimize your proxy configurations, avoid blocks, and maximize concurrency and throughput.

Get help debugging connection errors, bans, captchas, slow speeds, and other problems you might face.

Learn how to use tools to monitor proxy performance and highlight any dips in reliability, speed, or increases in blocks.

Get notified of new features and features available to test in beta to enhance your use case.

Review statistics on proxy usage, most accessed sites/IPs, and concurrency trends to help you identify areas for improvement.

Who uses SOAX?

Small businesses

  • Budget-friendly pricing is suitable even for very small teams and budgets.
  • Simple self-serve onboarding to get scraping fast without a complex setup.
  • Universal proxies support a wide range of basic scraping needs out-of-the-box.
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Mid-size businesses

  • Scale proxy usage up or down on demand matching changing data needs.
  • Advanced use-case-specific proxies enhance specialized scraping projects.
  • Dedicated account management provides personalized guidance and support.
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Enterprise businesses

  • High-volume proxies and infrastructure to ingest web-scale data.
  • Custom private proxy solutions aligned to unique requirements.
  • Priority support response times ensure minimum business disruption.
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Data without bottlenecks and congestion

The industry-leading proxies boast an impressive 99.95% success rate and lightning-fast 0.55s response times.

SOAX proxies offer seamless compatibility with HTTP(s) and SOCKS5 protocols without any limitations on the number of connections.

SOAX provides proxies with automated rotation and captcha-solving technology preventing IP reuse triggers that cause blocks during scraping.

Recognised by Industry Experts

SOAX is rated 4.9/5 stars on 50+ G2 reviews.

See what they’re saying

The best proxy product - I love the sticky sessions feature.

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Ibrahim B.

Efficient and reliable - a game changer for online data management!

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Amr A.

One of the most beneficial aspects of SOAX is its extensive worldwide IP pool.

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Estahad M.

Forget about IP bans, CAPTCHAs, and slow speeds. Unlock the power of reliable and accurate data collection today.

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