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"The security features are the most valuable features of this solution.""We really like the performance of this solution.""I like the way this solution handles multiple SSLs in different domains while still load balancing.""The base feature of Kemp LoadMaster load balancing ticks all the boxes but the most valuable features would be the security features Intrusion Prevention (IPS) and Web Application Firewall (WAF).""I like that this is a Network Load Balancer that can be used practically with any application in the backend. They have how-to guides on how to set up Kemp NLB with Exchange, but you can use it as well for Sharepoint, RDS, or any other back end server.""The most valuable feature that I found is the load balancing feature, it is the core function of the product.""When you configure the listening services, you can implement a lot of security features like the Edge Security Pack that intercepts the requests and processes those before they are sent to the real servers.""The configuration is really easy and the web portal is self-explanatory."

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"The performance and stability are the most valuable features."

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"To make it a perfect ten out of ten it would need better connection logging. If there is an active connection, that there is better logging. It should also have better management monitoring tools.""The GUI is rather technical and complex, so it could be improved by making it simpler and more user-friendly.""Although Kemp is very user-friendly, it lacks a more custom configuration.""Overall, the Kemp LoadMaster has been an all-rounder great product and stable. The free trial and virtual edition make it a breeze for any potential customer to give it a spin before actually deciding to put it on the infrastructure or even talk to the CFO.""The product is really good as-is out of the box. If there is one thing I would change is to have the license file not be coupled with the MAC address of the device. This is actually not really useful in a virtual environment where if you have a single VM with KEMP LoadMaster and you have not set up static MAC Address, if you, for example, recreate the VM and just load the disk file on a new VM it will get new MAC address and the NLB will not work as it will not see a proper license.""Third, the password history restriction needs improvement. For example, the password policy will restrict the user to always use a unique password combination. The password should not be reused for a minimum of three generations of passwords.""It would be helpful if there were a way to incorporate tooltips on the fields so that we don't have to dig through documentation.""I think there should be more visual instructions on how to configure advanced features."

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"There are certain features I would like to see in the next release."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The license varies according to the number of megabits.""Licensing is yearly and I am going to guess that it is CAN $2000.00.""Any decent product will cost money and if you want great support and a great product, then you will want to spend the money on it.""Nowadays, going with the virtual appliance is the easiest way and the cost is reasonable.""They have multiple tiers of licensing and you can upgrade it easily.""Pricing for the perpetual licensing was fair to us for the features and ease of use we received.""This product has good value and features for the money.""The setup cost and pricing plan is reasonable and will ultimately give you a worthy return."

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Top Answer: Failover is seamless and our services are rock solid.
Top Answer: The Kemp LoadMaster is a tremendous value. It works well and is easy to set up and to maintain.
Top Answer: If I had to pick an area for improvement, I think it would be direct integration with the template library. At present, you need to download the templates from the Kemp support portal and then upload… more »
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Overview

Kemp LoadMaster provides High Availability, Scalability and Security for Application Delivery. Optimized load balancers for Hybrid Cloud and Public Cloud deployments. Available for Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.

Radware LinkProof NG link load balancer cloud-based applications, is a multi-homing and enterprise gateway solution that offers service level availability and continuous connectivity of enterprise. It is an application-aware multi-homing and link load balancing module that delivers WAN optimization for 24/7 continuous connectivity and service level assurance for corporate and cloud-based applications. LinkProof NG scales from 100Mbps up to 160Gbps and can be deployed in entry-level to high-end data centers as well as enterprise branch offices.
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Kent County Council, KEMP, SMA Solar Technology AG, RT€ Player , Victrix (Quebec, Canada), Texas A&M, Macmillan Cancer Support, Cisco, Austin Bank
Papa John's, OSRAM, ADP, NYLS
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Financial Services Firm13%
Transportation Company13%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Manufacturing Company9%
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Comms Service Provider28%
Computer Software Company24%
Government8%
Educational Organization4%
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Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider30%
Financial Services Firm4%
Healthcare Company3%
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Small Business49%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise28%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise41%
Large Enterprise27%
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Find out what your peers are saying about F5, Kemp, A10 Networks and others in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC). Updated: September 2021.
536,053 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Kemp LoadMaster is ranked 2nd in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 32 reviews while Radware LinkProof is ranked 12th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 1 review. Kemp LoadMaster is rated 9.6, while Radware LinkProof is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Kemp LoadMaster writes "Intuitive interface and can be used practically with any application in the backend". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware LinkProof writes "Helps us with outbound traffic link load balancing and has good stability and performance". Kemp LoadMaster is most compared with HAProxy, NGINX Plus, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Fortinet FortiADC and A10 Networks Lightning ADC, whereas Radware LinkProof is most compared with Radware Alteon, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Citrix ADC, Fortinet FortiADC and A10 Networks Thunder ADC.

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