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"Bandwidth optimization and capacity awareness of the bandwidth are valuable features. Its video streaming capabilities are also very useful."

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"I really love the auto-tunnel creation feature."

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"The user experience for dashboards and reports can be improved. They should make dashboards and the reporting system easier for users. They need to add more reports to the dashboard. Currently, for complicated reports, I have to do the customization. It should have more integration with network firewalls to be able to gather all the information required for traffic management."

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"Reporting is something that they can improve on."

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"You can buy it on a yearly basis, or you can go for a subscription. For on-premise boxes, it is just the RMA."

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"You have to negotiate when it comes to pricing and licensing."

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Top Answer: Bandwidth optimization and capacity awareness of the bandwidth are valuable features. Its video streaming capabilities are also very useful.
Top Answer: You can buy it on a yearly basis, or you can go for a subscription. For on-premise boxes, it is just the RMA.
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Overview
F5 Traffic Management Operating System, a collection of real-time features and functions, purpose-built and designed as a full-proxy solution with the power and performance. F5 TMOS is a self-contained, real-time operating system that is the brain behind BIG-IP. Developed as the foundation for all of F5 products, each component within the system performs operations and then lets the next component run, greatly reducing the overhead of CPU scheduling.
Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for maximum functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning and traffic shaping. This enables customers to overcome bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when moving data over the WAN. The WAN optimization software runs on all major hypervisors (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix XenServer, KVM) and can integrate into existing virtual infrastructures.
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American Student Assistance, Ares Management, Baker Hill, Community Bank, Denali Credit Union, Eagle Bank, Fidelity Bank, Steria, Synplicity, Trade Me, TeraGate, Breweries of Cameroon, Carnival Australia, Coastal Beverages, John Sands, Ivey, London Marathon, SurePrep, Yusen Logistics, ARB Corporation, Ball Corporation, Brazeway, Finisar, Vancouver School Board, North Vancouver School District, US Navy, Baptist Healthcare, Charleston Area Medical Center, Community Health Plan, Healthcare Company, Comcast, Earthlink Telecommunications, Junto Telecom
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Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company23%
Government10%
Financial Services Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider36%
Computer Software Company26%
Manufacturing Company8%
Financial Services Firm6%
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F5 Traffic Management Operating System is ranked 10th in WAN Optimization with 1 review while Silver Peak VX is ranked 6th in WAN Optimization with 1 review. F5 Traffic Management Operating System is rated 0.0, while Silver Peak VX is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of F5 Traffic Management Operating System writes "Good bandwidth optimization and video streaming capabilities, awesome scalability, and fast support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Silver Peak VX writes "A flexible and easy-to-deploy solution for reducing bandwidth consumption". F5 Traffic Management Operating System is most compared with Citrix SD-WAN, Riverbed Steelhead, Symantec Proxy and WAAS, whereas Silver Peak VX is most compared with Riverbed Steelhead, Silver Peak NX, Citrix SD-WAN and Cato Networks.

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