Compare Citrix SD-WAN vs. WAAS

Citrix SD-WAN is ranked 1st in WAN Optimization with 3 reviews while WAAS is ranked 8th in WAN Optimization. Citrix SD-WAN is rated 8.4, while WAAS is rated 0. The top reviewer of Citrix SD-WAN writes "Enables us to check if a laptop is in our domain or not". On the other hand, Citrix SD-WAN is most compared with Cisco SD-WAN, F5 Traffic Management Operating System and Fortinet FortiWAN, whereas WAAS is most compared with Riverbed Steelhead, Citrix SD-WAN and Fortinet FortiWAN.
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As NetScaler is now, I find it quite pricey.It's a little bit on the high side compared to the other products.

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Ranking
1st
out of 23 in WAN Optimization
Views
5,479
Comparisons
4,372
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
440
Avg. Rating
8.3
8th
out of 23 in WAN Optimization
Views
1,954
Comparisons
1,725
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
Avg. Rating
N/A
Top Comparisons
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Also Known As
Citrix CloudBridge, WOC, NetScaler SD-WAN
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Overview

Citrix SD-WAN (formerly NetScaler SD-WAN) is a next- generation WAN Edge solution that simplifies digital transformation for enterprises. It offers the best application experience for SaaS, cloud, and virtual apps & desktops; comprehensive security; and cloud choice with automation to ensure an always-on workspace.

Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a software- and hardware-integrated, WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, and part of Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN). Cisco WAAS reduces latency and optimizes bandwidth. (4:46 min). Cisco WAAS provides an elastic "scale as you grow" enterprise-wide deployment model with Cisco AppNav and industry-leading scalability for secure acceleration of email, file, web, software-as-a-service (SaaS), video, and VDI applications. Cisco IWAN with Akamai Connect optimizes web and mobile applications by extending the Akamai Intelligent Platform directly into the branch.
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Sample Customers
AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., Dallara, ecVision, Essar, Eurofred, Groupe Promutuel, HMSHost Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Ltd, Royal Caribbean InternationalDimension Data, National Rugby League
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Software R&D Company36%
Comms Service Provider20%
Real Estate/Law Firm6%
Media Company6%
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