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"There are additional costs depending on what modules or what functionality is required.""F5 pricing is too high, compared to Citrix.""When we purchased additional licenses for our other locations, we received a discount of between 20% and 25%.""F5 BIG-IP can be expensive, although there are trial versions available which are helpful to find out if the solution is right for your company.""The price should be reduced because it is expensive when compared to the competition.""The solution is quite expensive if we compare it with the competition.""It is a bit expensive product. Kemp Loadmaster is much cheaper than F5. Its licensing is on a yearly basis. It can be for one year or three years.""The price of the solution is sometimes expensive."

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Top Answer: The costs could be lower. In a report, we found that Citrix Solutions are somehow cheaper - including in relation to encryption licensing. I cannot compare as I haven't spoken to Citrix. I don't know… more »
Top Answer: Its scalability and deployment should be better. It should be more scalable, and it should be easier to deploy.
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BIG-IP, BIG-IP LTM, F5 ASM, Viprion, F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition , Crescendo Networks Application Delivery Controller, BIG IP
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The BIG-IP family of products offers the application intelligence that network managers need to ensure applications are fast, secure, and available. All BIG-IP products share a common underlying architecture, F5's Traffic Management Operating System (TMOS), which provides unified intelligence, flexibility, and programmability. Together, BIG-IP's powerful platforms, advanced modules, and centralized management system make up the most comprehensive set of application delivery tools in the industry.

MegaPath IPsec VPN delivers a Layer 7 deep-packet inspection engine that shapes network traffic, blocking evasive and encrypted applications including Peer-to-Peer. Built for today’s multi-use networks, VPN service helps ensure that your business internet serves your business needs. It throttles bandwidth hogs like Netflix and BitTorrent, and prioritizes real-time productivity apps like VoIP.

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Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
Top Industries
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm18%
Manufacturing Company11%
Healthcare Company7%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
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Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise56%
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise61%
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Find out what your peers are saying about F5, Kemp, A10 Networks and others in Application Delivery Controllers. Updated: May 2021.
501,818 professionals have used our research since 2012.

F5 BIG-IP is ranked 1st in Application Delivery Controllers with 20 reviews while MegaPath MPLS VPN is ranked 33rd in Enterprise Infrastructure VPN. F5 BIG-IP is rated 8.2, while MegaPath MPLS VPN is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP writes "Very stable and easy to use with a good GUI". On the other hand, F5 BIG-IP is most compared with Citrix ADC, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, HAProxy, NGINX Plus and A10 Networks Thunder ADC, whereas MegaPath MPLS VPN is most compared with Prisma Access by Palo Alto Networks and Zscaler Private Access.

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