F5 BIG-IP Competitors and Alternatives

The top F5 BIG-IP competitors are
  • HAProxy
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC
  • A10 Networks Thunder ADC
  • NGINX Plus
  • Fortinet FortiWeb
  • Radware Alteon
  • Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall
  • Citrix NetScaler VPX
Read reviews of F5 BIG-IP competitors and alternatives
EsotericScott916
Real User
Network and Security Engineer at a Consumer Goods with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Very easy to configure, which quickly allows us to add significant security to our websites. * Nice dashboard, which... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With our IT infrastructure more secure, our customers receive a great website experience without encountering website... more»

What needs improvement?

An Incapsula website configuration instance can be in a "Pending DNS changes" state, where further work is needing to... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Gain an understanding of pricing for the various advanced features and figure out what features you need to meet your... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Prior to Incapsula, we only used inline IPS, anti-virus, etc. Incapsula is our first web application firewall.

What other advice do I have?

Do a proof-of-concept. It’s quick and easy to set up, and you’ll have Incapsula support to help you if needed. Embrace... more»
Андрей Шевченко
Real User
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 14 2018

What do you think of Citrix NetScaler ADC?

Primary Use Case: This product helps with load balancing. As an engineer, I help implement this for our company. • Benefits: It helps with load balancing.  • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: The product is stable.  • Initial Setup: It can be a complex setup in some cases.  • Pricing, License Cost and Setup: I do not have any experience with the pricing of the product.  • Other Solutions Considered: In comparison to F5 BIG-IP, this is the best solution. It is the best product out there. 
Ritesh Tiwari
Consultant
Sr system engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 17 2018

What is most valuable?

Radware's application delivery controller (ADC) provides advanced and comprehensive application delivery capabilities, ensuring 24/7 availability.

How has it helped my organization?

* Eliminates complexity * Reduces deployment time * Increases efficiency * Improves performance * Enhances productivity * Simplifies access * Enables consistent security,... more»

What needs improvement?

* Needs to improve in automation, surge protection, DNS automation. * There are no options to name basic configurations. * SMS alerts, reporting alerts require some automation. *... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this solution at seven out of 10. Radware Alteon is a system that monitors the availability and performance of global resources and uses that information to manage... more»

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