A10 Networks Thunder ADC Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of A10 Networks Thunder ADC competitors and alternatives
Real User
Security Specialist at a energy/utilities company
Aug 12 2018

What do you think of Citrix NetScaler ADC?

Primary Use Case We are using it for two-factor authentication for our Citrix architecture, for secure access to our internal applications. It is mostly for admins who use it for remote access, as well as some users. We do not use it as a web application firewall. We are running a virtual edition, not an appliance. • Valuable Features The most valuable feature, absolutely, is its high-security. This product is based on Unix and there have been no problems since we started using it in 2015. • Room for Improvement Occasionally, our admin has to use the command line. If they could only use the Web GUI it would be better. • Use of Solution Three to five years. • Stability Issues There have been no issues with stability. • Customer Service and Technical Support We...
Fortinet
Real User
Tech Writer
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

Of course the troubleshooting tools. I think the troubleshooting command is easy and useful. Because ADC is the intermediary between the servers and the end-user application, it gives thorough information about the traffic, what the problem is.

How has it helped my organization?

Even though FortiADC is not completely working for me, overall it helps me provide workload distribution to the servers, as expected.

What needs improvement?

The L7 Persistent load-balancing algorithm has not worked for me after having tested it many times with my customer's in-house application. I'd like to suggest that the company make sure that all load-balancing algorithms work properly with... more»
HAProxy
Real User
Sr. System Administrator Linux & AWS at a retailer with 501-1,000 employees
Apr 29 2018

What is most valuable?

Load balancing, mainly. We are using two Apaches with HAProxy load-balancing. Some people use HAProxy to load balance MySQL databases as well.

How has it helped my organization?

Four to five years back, we were struggling with Web load-balancing; we were facing issues with a single Apache. We got the best, and open-source, solution.

What needs improvement?

They should introduce one feature that I know many people, including me, are waiting for: HAProxy should have provide hot-swipe for back-end servers, no downtime while shifting back-end servers. They also need a more detailed GUI for... more»

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