Barracuda Load Balancer Competitors and Alternatives

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Consultant
Network Security Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Aug 13 2017

What do you think of F5 BIG-IP?

Valuable Features LTM. • Improvements to My Organization We can load balance the request to servers, which was the main reason we bought the product. • Room for Improvement I think the logging could be improved. • Use of Solution Two years. • Stability Issues No. • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support I have never used F5 technical support. • Previous Solutions No. • Initial Setup No, it was simple. • 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. • Other Solutions Considered No, straight to F5. • Other Advice Stable product. It also offers a virtual edition which comes in handy if you have...
Real User
System Administrator with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 23 2017

What is most valuable?

There are a lot of them: * Load balancing in communications * Global load balancing between data centers * The management * Easy integration with other Citrix products. In the management topic, there are three levels: * 1st Level, most... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In the organization, we have three systems based in Citrix technology, so there was logic to add a solution which give us security and a focal point of access. With Netscaler, we have a solution divided in two data centers, a secure and... more»

What needs improvement?

I think there is always room for improvement in this type of solutions. For example, I think the GUI should be easy to understand.
HAProxy
Real User
Senior Systems Architect at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Apr 29 2018

What is most valuable?

The most important features would be the load-balancing of HTTP and TCP requests, according to multiple LB algorithms (busyness, weighted-busyness, round robin, traffic, etc). Another important feature that we cannot live without is the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

As our traffic began increasing nine years ago, we desperately needed to load-balance TCP requests (for DBs). We originally used round robin on an array[] which stored the IPs of half a dozen DBs. But with HAProxy, we didn't need to maintain... more»

What needs improvement?

The web stats UI, which provides the status of the health and numbers, could greatly benefit from having a RESTful interface to control the load-balanced nodes. Although there is a hack around the UI (by issuing a POST request to HAProxy with... more»

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