HAProxy Review

Performance in load balancing, SSL termination, means more stability for our clients


What is our primary use case?

Load balancing and SSL termination.

How has it helped my organization?

HAProxy enabled better performance at lower costs. That enabled us to provide more stability to our clients.

What is most valuable?

Performance.

What needs improvement?

A better GUI would be nice.

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability.

How is customer service and technical support?

Very professional, helpful.

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used F5 BIG-IP in the past and switchED due to performance issues and costs.

How was the initial setup?

It is mostly straightforward and HAProxy was very helpful, guiding us during the deployment.

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

I think that the pricing is very fair, I would definitely recommend buying the Enterprise license.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Citrix Netscaler and Kemp LoadMaster.

What other advice do I have?

HAProxy is a very powerful solution with great performance, but it needs to be evaluated carefully according to the specific environment and requirements.

Disclosure: IT Central Station contacted the reviewer to collect the review and to validate authenticity. The reviewer was referred by the vendor, but the review is not subject to editing or approval by the vendor.
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