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Pros
"TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features.""The most valuable feature is its simplicity."

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"It solves a problem for me where I can build files, not based on the health of the check, but rather the speed of the check.""The feature that I have found the most valuable is that it works for my use case of application load balancing. I'm using it for PeerSense, and it's easy enough for PeerSense."

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Cons
"FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved.""It would be good if they built in a fully functional web application firewall."

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"The logging functionality could use improvement, as it is a little cryptic.""Pricing, monitoring, and reports can be improved."

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"The only cost is for the image manager, who is responsible for uploading the image, and that is trivial.""HAProxy is free in the initial offer. However, pricing can be improved."

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Top Answer: TSL and SSL offloading are both very good features.
Top Answer: FortiADC is complex to configure so the interface should be improved. The commands that you need to use are complex.
Top Answer: We are an academic institution and our primary use of FortiADC is for student registrations. In the month that I have been using this solution, it seems to be working fine. It is a trial version and I… more »
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FortiADC Application Delivery Controller, FortiADC HAProxy Community Edition, HAProxy Enterprise Edition, HAPEE
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Overview

With bandwidth demand growing faster than budgets and cyber attacks constantly on the rise, it can be challenging to securely and efficiently deliver applications at the speed your users expect. Fortinet ADC appliances optimize the availability, user experience, and scalability of enterprise application delivery. They deliver fast, secure, and intelligent acceleration and distribution of even the most demanding enterprise applications.

HAProxy is the most widely used software load balancer and application delivery controller in the world. The core HAProxy application delivery engine is an open source project chiefly maintained by HAProxy Technologies and assisted by a thriving open source community. HAProxy Community Edition is available for free at haproxy.org. HAProxy Enterprise Edition is packaged with additional enterprise class features, services and premium support from HAProxy Technologies.

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Sample Customers
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataBooking.com, GitHub, Reddit, StackOverflow, Tumblr, Vimeo, Yelp
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider23%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government7%
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Financial Services Firm33%
Marketing Services Firm22%
Retailer22%
Non Profit11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider18%
Media Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiADC vs. HAProxy and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
441,478 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Fortinet FortiADC is ranked 7th in Application Delivery Controllers with 2 reviews while HAProxy is ranked 6th in Application Delivery Controllers with 3 reviews. Fortinet FortiADC is rated 8.0, while HAProxy is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiADC writes "Good SSL offloading and performance, plus it catches security breaches in our academic environment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HAProxy writes "A containerized solution for TCP load balancing". Fortinet FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP, Citrix ADC, Kemp LoadMaster and A10 Networks Thunder ADC, whereas HAProxy is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC and Radware Alteon. See our Fortinet FortiADC vs. HAProxy report.

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