F5 BIG-IP Pricing and License Cost

Flight9875
User at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
They are expensive. View full review »
Network8776
Network Presales Manager at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
5 BIG-IP is too expensive at the current licensing costs. View full review »
reviewer1480176
CTO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The price should be reduced because it is expensive when compared to the competition. Alternatively, bundled packages should be offered. This is an issue that shows up for most of our customers. View full review »
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reviewer1433067
Director of Network Strategies and Technologies at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
The cost is quite high. The long-term support in particular is quite high. Customers need to be aware that each feature is licensable, which allows costs to accrue. View full review »
reviewer1441791
Head Of Technology at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
When we purchased additional licenses for our other locations, we received a discount of between 20% and 25%. My understanding is that they matched the competitor's price. View full review »
reviewer1378125
Network Security Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
When you purchase the virtual edition or the hardware, it comes with the base license. There are additional costs depending on what modules or what functionality is required. View full review »
reviewer1448481
Network Security Specialist at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
F5 pricing is too high, compared to Citrix. If a big sector or a company needs more security and more control over applications and the ADC, F5 is the best choice. But if a company needs only an ADC, without the web application firewall features, Citrix is fine. View full review »
Orphé DJEDJERO
Design and Conception Engineer at SFR
F5 BIG-IP can be expensive, although there are trial versions available which are helpful to find out if the solution is right for your company. View full review »
Mahmoud-Yassin
Head of IT Infrastructure and Security Operations at a financial services firm with 11-50 employees
Everything is included in the license fee but it's a very expensive solution. View full review »
Learn what your peers think about F5 BIG-IP. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2021.
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