Barracuda Load Balancer ADC Alternatives and Competitors

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NajdatTurani
Real User
Technical Manager/Division of Computers Systems, Networks, and Maintenance at a non-tech company with 201-500 employees
Jan 11 2020

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the SSL offloading. TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features. This solution improves security for servers by offering data loss protection.

How has it helped my organization?

Our students can use this solution to view communication that has been published, including for courses. It can be viewed using computers connected to the internet, phones, and other mobile devices.

What needs improvement?

FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved. The commands that you need to use are complex.

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

I have used Brocade, which is now obsolete and the company did not release a similar product. Brocade was a good product with good performance, but I need new firmware and I can't upgrade it. It is… more »

What other advice do I have?

The suitability of this solution depends on the users and the company. Load balancing is very important for big companies. They need to use it for TSL and SSL offloading. I am not interested in… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I am currently evaluating FortiADC and Kemp. The Kemp solution lacks information and the graphical interface is not very good. Also, Kemp has given us no support. I was interested in evaluating a… more »
Mosawa Al-Ahdal
Real User
Head of Network Department at CACBAnk
Jan 23 2020

What is most valuable?

The solution itself is perfect. It's easy to configure and we haven't had any initial issues with the hardware or power supply.

What needs improvement?

The price is very high. They should work to make it more competitive. It would help if the licensing model was better. The support has not been helpful in terms of responding to and finding solutions to issues. It's hard to scale down the… more »

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

The licensing costs are very high for the solution. It's quite expensive.

What other advice do I have?

I'm familiar with the F5 1600. We have one for the application delivery controller and the other one as a net traffic manager. We are on the F5 network with other communication parties. I'd recommend he solution for those organizations that… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We are currently looking to revisit Barracuda among other solutions. We're evaluating them right now.
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