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Real User
Technical Advisor at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 12 2018

What is most valuable?

SSL Offloading, as it simplifies the public certificate handling and brings additional protection features. Also, L-7 protection, as it makes possible to protect legacy/not up-to-date servers/applications without changing the application code.

How has it helped my organization?

Other than the additional security with exploit protection, we have simpler certificate handling, as we can keep internal servers using internal certificates continuously distributed and updated by Active Directory Group Policy, while the... more»

What needs improvement?

* Centralized management of multiple devices, and GUI improvement, could reduce the learning curve. * The interface could have the interdependent elements arranged sequentially and wizards that go through most common deployment actions. *... more»
Real User
Board Director at a manufacturing company
Mar 06 2018

What is most valuable?

Still not clear why our IT decided to switch to F5 BIG-IP after two years experience. It appears as if there may be some advantage (possibly) related to security concerns (more secure?).

How has it helped my organization?

Two issues found in using BIG-IP and VNC viewer. Comparisons are done on the same client machines. * Client support: Cisco VPN has more Clients supported than BIG-IP, e.g., BSD.

What needs improvement?

Performance is the first thing and most critical issue that needs improvement. Supporting more Clients would be nice, but without improving performance, F5 will not widely be used for critical work. It killed an international meeting the... more»

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