Compare Akamai Ion vs. Citrix NetScaler ADC

Akamai Ion is ranked 22nd in Application Delivery Controllers while Citrix NetScaler ADC is ranked 2nd in Application Delivery Controllers with 18 reviews. Akamai Ion is rated 0, while Citrix NetScaler ADC is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Citrix NetScaler ADC writes "SSL VPN works very well; it's easy to set up and you can go very granular with it". Akamai Ion is most compared with Citrix NetScaler ADC and NGINX Plus, whereas Citrix NetScaler ADC is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Citrix NetScaler VPX and HAProxy .
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We have a yearly licencing fee, and there are no additional costs.Ninety day free trial makes it easy to try out this solution.Licensing is adequate. I wanted to have a more prominent license, but until I do they don't give enough support. The additional cost would be too much.NetScaler does the same thing as an F5 and it's cheaper.You get the value for your money. There aren't any hidden fees.I do not have any experience with the pricing of the product.We are quite happy with price. It's not too high.We have been evaluating F5, Citrix, and other ADC products. Citrix is the most expense of all of them.

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Overview

Ion, Akamai’s flagship performance solution, is a suite of intelligent performance optimizations and controls that helps deliver superior web, iOS, and Android app experiences. Built on the SLA-backed availability of the globally distributed Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform, Ion continuously monitors real user behavior — applying best-practice performance optimizations automatically — and adapting in real time to content, user behavior, and connectivity changes.

Citrix NetScaler is deployed in thousands of networks around the globe to optimize, secure and control the delivery of all enterprise and cloud services, and to maximize the end user experience for all users including mobile clients.
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ABB Schweiz, Aer Lingus, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Amnet Technology Solutions, Aramex International, Ascenty, Atos, Autodesk
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Manufacturing Company21%
Healthcare Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government7%
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Software R&D Company31%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government6%
Media Company6%
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