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"You get the value for your money. There aren't any hidden fees.""NetScaler does the same thing as an F5 and it's cheaper.""Ninety day free trial makes it easy to try out this solution.""We have a yearly licencing fee, and there are no additional costs.""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.""Citrix NetScaler VPX is not the cheapest solution out there, but you get what you pay for.""The licensing costs for this solution vary depending on which model is being used.""Our licensing fees including technical support are approximately $3,500 USD."

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Barracuda Load BalancerNetScaler, Citrix NetScaler VPX
Barracuda Networks
Barracuda Load Balancer is ideal for organizations looking for a high-performance, yet cost-effective application delivery and security solution. With the broadest range of hardware and virtual models, Barracuda Load Balancer provides maximum flexibility for organizations looking to build highly secure and scalable application infrastructure, whether it's deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

Citrix ADC is an application delivery controller (ADC) that accelerates application performance, enhances application availability with advanced L4-7 load balancing, secures mission-critical apps from attacks and lowers server expenses by offloading computationally intensive tasks.

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Fenwal Blood TechnologiesABB Schweiz, Aer Lingus, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Amnet Technology Solutions, Aramex International, Ascenty, Atos, Autodesk
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider29%
Computer Software Company28%
Media Company8%
Financial Services Firm22%
Manufacturing Company15%
Healthcare Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company5%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise45%
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Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is ranked 16th in Application Delivery Controllers while Citrix ADC is ranked 4th in Application Delivery Controllers with 21 reviews. Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is rated 0.0, while Citrix ADC is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Citrix ADC writes "Has the ability to turn on features without owning a license to test them out and use for a while ". Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Kemp LoadMaster, HAProxy, SANGFOR Application Delivery and Fortinet FortiADC, whereas Citrix ADC is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, HAProxy, A10 Networks Thunder ADC and Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager.

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