Compare HAProxy vs. Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager

HAProxy is ranked 5th in Application Delivery Controllers with 2 reviews while Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is ranked 13th in Application Delivery Controllers with 1 review. HAProxy is rated 9.6, while Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of HAProxy writes "A containerized solution for TCP load balancing". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager writes "Good feature set and is simple to deploy ". HAProxy is most compared with F5 BIG-IP, NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and A10 Networks Lightning ADC, whereas Pulse Virtual Traffic Manager is most compared with Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus, Kemp LoadMaster, F5 BIG-IP and Fortinet FortiADC .
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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.

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The most valuable aspect of this solution is that it is simple to deploy. The deployment took us ten minutes.

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The logging functionality could use improvement, as it is a little cryptic.

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In terms of what needs improvement, the price could be lowered. We've tried to deploy more of them but our purchasing department has said that they're way too expensive and they would prefer to use something else.

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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, HAPEE
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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 Enterprise Edition is packaged with additional enterprise class features, services and premium support from HAProxy Technologies.

Pulse Secure Virtual Traffic Manager is a software-based application delivery controller (ADC) designed to deliver faster, high performance user experience, with more reliable access to public websites and enterprise applications, whether they run in a public cloud, private cloud or virtualized environment, while maximizing the efficiency and capacity of web and application servers.

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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm33%
Marketing Services Firm22%
Media Company11%
Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider13%
Healthcare Company11%
Media Company8%
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Company Size
Small Business20%
Midsize Enterprise55%
Large Enterprise25%
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise2%
Large Enterprise72%
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