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

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"The most valuable aspect is that it establishes user security.""It is easy to expand. Our clients are enterprise-size.""The most valuable feature is the load-balancing reverse proxy.""The interface is easy, it's friendly, and has good alerting."

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"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.""Technical support and documentation could both be improved."

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"I would like for the load balancing to work with premier and the cloud, a mix of premium and cloud.""Load balancing needs improvement. It needs better integration. I heard f5 works as a DNS operator which is not available in this solution. It would be better if that was implemented.""We are having a difficult time with the security module, and how to implement the Radware security.""Support is an area that needs improvement."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: For ADC, any ADC can do a good job. But in case if you want to add WAF functionality to the same ADC hardware you have to look for other ADC's like F5, Imperva, Radware, Fortinet, etc. 
Top Answer: It is easy to expand. Our clients are enterprise-size.
Top Answer: Load balancing needs improvement. It needs better integration. I heard f5 works as a DNS operator which is not available in this solution. It would be better if that was implemented.
Top Answer: We use it for inbound traffic. We have web access portals.
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FortiADC Application Delivery Controller, FortiADCAlteon
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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.

Radware Alteon application delivery controller (ADC) and the load balancer that with application SLA. It provides advanced, end-to-end local and global load balancing capabilities for all Web, cloud and mobile-based applications. Alteon load balancer combines best-of-breed application delivery capabilities, market-leading SSL performance that supports all of the latest encryption protocols, and advanced services to companies with ongoing application lifecycle management challenges that impact the performance of web applications (such as heavier, more complex web content); mobility, and the migration to the cloud.
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Sample Customers
Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension DataConvergys
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company31%
Government5%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider31%
Computer Software Company29%
Financial Services Firm7%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
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Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise57%
Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiADC vs. Radware Alteon and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Fortinet FortiADC is ranked 8th in Application Delivery Controllers with 3 reviews while Radware Alteon is ranked 9th in Application Delivery Controllers with 4 reviews. Fortinet FortiADC is rated 8.0, while Radware Alteon is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiADC writes "Great inbuilt firewall feature; content compression is limited". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware Alteon writes "A good load-balancing reverse proxy for internal applications that is easy to setup and has good technical support". Fortinet FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP, Citrix ADC, Kemp LoadMaster and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, whereas Radware Alteon is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Citrix ADC, A10 Networks Thunder ADC, HAProxy and Kemp LoadMaster. See our Fortinet FortiADC vs. Radware Alteon report.

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