FortiADC Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
Technical Product Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Apr 13 2018

What is most valuable?

It has so many features. First of all, it has a full proxy architecture, it has multiple modules. The best feature is the WAF, the web application firewall module. It also has cashing type capabilities. It has all kinds of load-balancing... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has multi-tenancy features, like hardware clustering. It has software partitioning so that you can partition F5. For example, in my recent deployments, I deployed F5 in a bank where they had two load balancers. One was Cisco Ace and the... more»

What needs improvement?

The room for improvement is that the product is a little costly. I live in the Third World, Pakistan. We have budget constraints, even in big enterprise servers. My team said that this product is too costly, and why don't we go with another... more»
Real User
IT Support Engineer at a Consumer Goods with 51-200 employees
Sep 01 2016

What is most valuable?

* Security profiles with application control & web filtering. You can filter which applications are allowed or blocked inside your network, according to the port they are using. Web filtering - which can be applied to Skype for example,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have minimized our expenses for internet security/antivirus in host-side products such as FortiClient installation, which has antimalware/web security/antivirus and protects the host from vulnerabilities while connected to the server.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see support for throughput up to 10 gbps and WAN support. Depending on your device’s design, I’d like to see throughput support up to 2 mbps for SSL, 3 mbps for IPS, and 1.5 mbps for applications. This might already be offered... more»
Consultant
Product Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Dec 25 2016

What do you think of KEMP LoadMaster?

Valuable Features Ease of usage and configuration templates to make deployment easy. • Room for Improvement I would say overall improvement of the solution features • Use of Solution We have been proposing it to end customers from last July and have been using the Virtual edition. • Deployment Issues no • Stability Issues no • Scalability Issues no • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: nil Technical Support: good • Previous Solutions Previously we were proposing Citrix NetScaler or F5. We switched due to cost. • Initial Setup Very straightforward. • Other Solutions Considered Yes, Citrix NetScaler and F5. • Other Advice Try the VLM edition to get a feeling for the product.

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