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

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Also Known As
HAProxy Community Edition, HAProxy Enterprise Edition, HAPEENGINX
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Overview

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.

NGINX Plus is the all‑in‑one application delivery platform for the modern web.

NGINX is the world’s most popular open source web server and load balancer for high‑traffic sites, powering over 200 million properties.

NGINX Plus adds enterprise-ready features for HTTP, TCP, and UDP load balancing, such as session persistencehealth checksadvanced monitoring, and management to give you the freedom to innovate without being constrained by infrastructure.

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Booking.com, GitHub, Reddit, StackOverflow, Tumblr, Vimeo, YelpLocaweb, AppNexus, Wix, Reliam, Montana Interactive, MuleSoft, Warpwire, Discovery Education, InkaBinka, WordPress.com, Gogo, GOV.UK, NASA
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Financial Services Firm33%
Marketing Services Firm22%
Retailer22%
Media Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company7%
Government6%
Find out what your peers are saying about F5, A10 Networks, Citrix and others in Application Delivery Controllers. Updated: August 2020.
438,944 professionals have used our research since 2012.
HAProxy is ranked 5th in Application Delivery Controllers with 3 reviews while NGINX Plus is ranked 6th in Application Delivery Controllers. HAProxy is rated 8.6, while NGINX Plus is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of HAProxy writes "A containerized solution for TCP load balancing". On the other hand, HAProxy is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Citrix ADC, Kemp LoadMaster and Barracuda Web Application Firewall, whereas NGINX Plus is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, IIS, Citrix ADC and Kemp LoadMaster.

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