Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall Competitors and Alternatives

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Reseller
Senior Sales Engineer at a wholesaler/distributor with 10,001+ employees
Nov 07 2019

What is most valuable?

I think that the work balancing applications are the most valuable feature. The licensing model that Citrix has implemented is very good. It's a pay-by-use system.

What needs improvement?

The product could be improved by making it easier to use and easier to implement. We've had some difficult problems with that. An additional feature they could include more of a firewall, as you would find with Checkpoint, Fortinet or Palo Alto firewalls, which all have specific features for security. It would be good if they could include some kind of technical analysis in the next version but I… more»

What other advice do I have?

The deployment model depends on the customer and normally it's carried out by the customer, because NetScaler in Portugal, where I am, isn't well known so we do a proof of concept first for a couple of months and then after the installation, configuration and the customer approves the product, then the department delivers it. There are some security problems, there's are DOS problems, different… more»
Mustafa Demiröz
Real User
Viznet Bilişim Hizmetleri
Mar 11 2018

What is most valuable?

* Web application security features, because they are more effective * Stability * Auto Learn feature: Makes policy additions or deletions for my customers very simple

How has it helped my organization?

Security.

What needs improvement?

HA Architecture. I would improve it by working on AP HA.

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

Cheaper than others.

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

Previously used F5, NetScaler, Imperva. Other products feature LB WAFs, so a limited WAF feature. This product's primary feature is WAF. I chose this product because it… more»

What other advice do I have?

Here's how I would break down my rating of this product: * Session Management: 10 out of 10 * Security: 10 out of 10 * Stability: 10 out of 10 * Health check feature… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

F5, NetScaler, Imperva and Squid.
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