Barracuda Load Balancer Competitors and Alternatives

The top Barracuda Load Balancer competitors are
  • F5 BIG-IP
  • KEMP LoadMaster
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC
  • HAProxy
  • FortiADC
Read reviews of Barracuda Load Balancer competitors and alternatives
it_user311946
Real User
Citrix / Virtualization Pre-Sales and Implementation Engg. at a tech vendor with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 20 2017

What is most valuable?

Content Redirection and SSO integration with Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop. The GUI was wonderful. Content Redirection based... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have given this solution to many customers of NetScaler. It helped many businesses to gain high availability for... more»

What needs improvement?

Scripting and writing expressions need to be improved by putting logic behind the rules and improve policies involving... more»

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

Costly product and complicated licensing.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I worked with KEMP and NetScaler.

What other advice do I have?

Check the solution provided by Citrix twice and get a PoC done.
Jakob Kvistgaard
Real User
Infrastructure Specialist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 13 2018

What is most valuable?

Kemp products are extremely stable and meet most of my customers' needs for an ADC solution. My customers appreciate the attractive pricing, stability. and user-friendly interface.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Kemp Loadmaster gives our customers an easy and cheap way of load-balancing their workloads and adding reverse proxy for added security. With Kemp 360 Central, they get a nice... more»

What needs improvement?

There are plenty of features that are lacking in my opinion: * The auth website of ESP is really lacking. It’s not responsive Management Pack.

What other advice do I have?

I rate it at eight out of 10. There are many features that are missing or poorly implemented and things that you simply cannot do. The product is very much “as is”, and people need... more»
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HAProxy
Haim Ari
Real User
SysOps Manager at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
Dec 12 2017

What is most valuable?

* Reliability. HAProxy is the most reliable product I have ever used. * It is stable. Period. Will not fail unless you... more»

How has it helped my organization?

In some environments we are handling millions of requests per minute in a high-availability HAProxy cluster. I don't... more»

What needs improvement?

HAProxy running in multiple cores, for example one for HTTP and another for HTTPS, requires the use of "nbproc". So if... more»

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

There is no pricing for HAProxy. There are other HAProxy paid products but we haven't used them so far.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I used appliances such as Alteon which are not as good and do not support all the features required in our environment.

What other advice do I have?

* Use the best hardware you can (CPU and memory). * Don't log files locally, if possible. * Use multi process only if... more»

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