Bytesafe vs. Verdaccio

Bytesafe vs. Verdaccio - What is the difference?

Verdaccio is a self-managed open source platform for private registries and is used by many users around the world. Below we'll try to explain when and why we believe Bytesafe will be a better fit for you.

Bytesafe vs. Verdaccio - What is the difference?

Bytesafe Feature Comparison

Dependency Firewall

Protect your application against dependency confusion attacks and other vulnerabilities

Block 0-day vulnerabilities

Using Bytesafe Delay-Upstream, new dependencies are automatically blocked for a defined time period

License Compliance

Continuously enforce your license policies with Bytesafe and keep non-compliant open source packages out

Software Composition Analysis

Generate Software Bill of Materials (SBOM)

Private Artifacts Store

Secure packages management

Managed Cloud-Native Service

No hidden costs for on-premise hosting and staffing

Hybrid Cloud Service

Need to manage your own storage?

On-Premise deployment

We provide on-premise options if you need an extra level of control

Link registries in hierarchies

Possibility to link registries to only use a single end-point in configuration files

Cache used dependencies

Always make sure you have access to dependencies you used from public sources such as

Override public packages

Ability to override any package version in any respository

Ecosystem Support






Support for SCA and SBOMs


Easy to understand pricing


Self Hosted
Self Hosted

Setup cost / training

Setup and hardening of infrastructure for security products is crucial to prevent outages and security breaches

Depending on hosting provider

Operations: monitoring and upgrades

Depending on hosting provider

24/7/365 monitoring and response

Depending on hosting provider

Additional limited team members

Read-Only users can access information and stay informed

Extra Usage fees

Additional costs to watch out for: Configuration-based: number of project, Usage-based: data transfer, storage, execution time

Depending on hosting provider

Cost per Month

Billed annually. Bytesafe Business Plan.

Per User
Depending on hosting provider

Annual pricing

Per User
Depending on hosting provider
Above information is based on public information found on Verdaccio web site at the time of writing. Notice anything incorrect? Please let us know.


What our clients say about us

Anton Aderum

"We use Bytesafe in our CI/CD pipeline to keep our Javascript packages secure. Setting up Bytesafe to use in combination with the regular public registries was super easy. It helps us share our internal private packages securely and efficiently across all our development teams."

Anton Aderum


Jordan Steeves

"We've been using Bytesafe across our organization to manage our private javascript packages. The CI/CD pipeline setup was a breeze and adding new team members to the system is painless which is important as we're a growing team. Vulnerability flagging has also helped us increase package security."

Jordan Steeves


"Overall great experience"

"Price tiers are fair and easy to get going. So far my only minor complaint is the UI and when I mentioned this they reached out asking what were some issues."
Administrator in Computer Software

"Fully recommend Bytesafe"

"Bytesafe was easy to set up and very useful to create your own private package registries. It has a very generous free plan which will get you started in no time at all. It fit perfectly within our workflow."
Bram H, CEO

“Amazing for private packages”

"The fact that you can create private NPM packages, instead of paying massive fees at NPM or Github is absolutely amazing. And the security aspect of it all just seals the deal."
Hannes F, CEO

Bytesafe Secure package management

Developer-friendly and private Npm, NuGet and Maven registries

Manage open source + private components with Bytesafe

Control the dependencies used across your organization. Add both private and public packages to fully managed registries and gain a secure single source for your teams.

Analyze your dependencies and get insight into what packages are used where. Explore detailed information about your packages in an intuitive user interface.

Works with the tools you already use

Build secure apps using your regular tools. Bytesafe supports package managers and builds tools like npm, yarn, pnpm, maven, gradle or nuget and even integrates as a package source in IDEs like Visual Studio or JetBrains Rider.
Supported package managers & formats

Secure dependencies for developers and CI/CD

Empower your team with a single secure source of truth for packages for the whole organization.
Unlock productivity

Unlock productivity

Don’t waste resources troubleshooting messy package installs and mismatching dependencies.

Cache and proxy versions from public registries like npmjs, maven central or and publish the private packages your organization needs. Fully managed, cloud native and high availability!

Automatically track and remediate vulnerabilities

Bytesafe identifies vulnerabilities, deprecated components and license issues early, shifting far left where it’s easier and less costly to fix.

Information is aggregated in a beautiful UI where issues can be tracked to remediation.

Bytesafe 💙 secure dependencies

Bytesafe can secure your whole supply chain. Use the same source for NuGet + Maven + npm packages for development, Q/A and builds.