- LTM for balancing
- ASM for WAF
I'm a system integrator, not a customer. Usually F5 meets customer expectations well. It's best of breed and an industry leader.
Security and Reporting.
As a pre-sale engineer, I'm not working with the F5 solution but I'm studying F5's features and competitor benchmarking.
When WAF is enabled, you can see a decrease in performance.
Not to date.
Citrix NetScaler. F5 supports better features, from load balancing to security and application visibility. NetScaler is better with a VDI solution.
F5 is more expensive than other solutions, so you have to be sure F5 is the best solution to fit the requirements.
Citrix, RadWare, and LBL.
You need the right skills to deploy it. Complex deployment requires TCL language knowledge.