Anonymous UserNetwork and System Administrator at Guardian Capital Group Ltd
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"The license varies according to the number of megabits."
"Licensing is yearly and I am going to guess that it is CAN $2000.00."
"Any decent product will cost money and if you want great support and a great product, then you will want to spend the money on it."
"Nowadays, going with the virtual appliance is the easiest way and the cost is reasonable."
"They have multiple tiers of licensing and you can upgrade it easily."
"Pricing for the perpetual licensing was fair to us for the features and ease of use we received."
"This product has good value and features for the money."
"The setup cost and pricing plan is reasonable and will ultimately give you a worthy return."
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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.
Kemp LoadMaster provides High Availability, Scalability and Security for Application Delivery. Optimized load balancers for Hybrid Cloud and Public Cloud deployments. Available for Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
Akamai Ion is ranked 19th in Application Delivery Controllers while Kemp LoadMaster is ranked 2nd in Application Delivery Controllers with 32 reviews. Akamai Ion is rated 0.0, while Kemp LoadMaster is rated 9.6. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Kemp LoadMaster writes "Intuitive interface and can be used practically with any application in the backend". Akamai Ion is most compared with NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC and HAProxy, whereas Kemp LoadMaster is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, HAProxy, Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus and Fortinet FortiADC.
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