Citrix NetScaler ADC Review
Deployment of NetScalers on our DMZ enables our organization to implement a secured gateway.


What is most valuable?

  • Web Application Firewall
  • Content Switching Applications
  • SSL Handling

How has it helped my organization?

Deployment of NetScalers on our DMZ enables our organization to implement a secured gateway for our Web Portal, Inbound/Outbound application web service calls across our partners/clients, security, and Traffic Management.

What needs improvement?

The web management console uses a Java plugin. Some improvements are needed on the web management console.

For how long have I used the solution?

6 years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We only encountered hardware issues in which were addressed with a firmware upgrade.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

None.

How is customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Good. Citrix has been very supportive.

Technical Support:

Good.

Which solutions did we use previously?

None were previously used.

How was the initial setup?

The appliance's initial setup was very easy and seamless.

What about the implementation team?

We have our own competency pool for this appliance. Though we have direct support services from Citrix.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Consider the sizing first before purchasing the appliance.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes, BigF5.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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