F5 BIG-IP Review

We Can Load Balance Servers Requests

What is most valuable?


How has it helped my organization?

We can load balance the request to servers, which was the main reason we bought the product.

What needs improvement?

I think the logging could be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

Two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?


What do I think about the scalability of the solution?


How are customer service and technical support?

I have never used F5 technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?


How was the initial setup?

No, it was simple.

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

Check other vendors like Cisco, Citrix or A10 Networks. There are plenty in the market with which you can achieve same thing.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

No, straight to F5.

What other advice do I have?

Stable product. It also offers a virtual edition which comes in handy if you have a VMware environment.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarGeorges Samaha
Top 5LeaderboardReseller

Hello there
What kind of traffic you are load balancing? (HTTP, DNS, ...)

And what would you require more regarding the logging part? I have deep experience in F5 which i might be able to help you to benefit more from it.