HAProxy Competitors and Alternatives

The top HAProxy competitors are
  • F5 BIG-IP
  • NGINX Plus
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC
  • KEMP LoadMaster
  • Citrix NetScaler VPX
  • A10 Networks Thunder ADC
  • Barracuda Web Application Firewall
  • Loadbalancer.org
Read reviews of HAProxy competitors and alternatives
Real User
Solution Architect/Application Administrator at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 27 2017

What is most valuable?

We like the capability to combine the content switching with the intrusion prevention and adding the security roles, so we can expose certain sub-pieces outside without exposing everything. Another feature that we like is how they integrate... more»

What needs improvement?

I have been really happy with what they have been doing. They could improve the synchronization between their main site and the failover site. Sometimes, we run into issues where it does not sync well, so I would like to see that improved.... more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend that they really look at it. It's a good product. It really helps. Initially, I would also recommend that they consider using some consulting help from their firm to get it set up, because like I said, I wasn't involved... more»
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Hartato Hartato
Real User
Operations Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Apr 18 2018

What do you think of FortiADC?

Primary Use Case: We use FortiADC as a disaster recovery solution. We deploy FortiADC as a high-availability (HA) cluster at the datacenter, and as a standalone unit at the DRC. • Improvements to My Organization: FortiADC helps application availability and improves user-response time. In addition, the price is competitive. • Valuable Features: The main feature that we use is GSLB (Global Server Load Balancing). GSLB makes the customer's network more reliable by scaling applications across multiple datacenters. GSLB as a disaster recovery solution can direct traffic based on site availability. • Room for Improvement: I think it would be helpful if Fortinet put more video examples on their cookbook site. • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: ...
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Owner at a tech services company with self employed
Mar 19 2018

What is most valuable?

SSL Termination with Server Name Indicator option to a Layer 7 back end web farm which allows the client IP address to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

This has allowed us to use multiple NATD back end web servers with one single public IP Address and different domain... more»

What needs improvement?

HTTP API would be really helpful, but they do have a command line api which is used over a SSH connection

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

The cost of the hardware units was talked over with the sales team, who then helped to ensure that we had the correct... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

HAProxy, we needed a maintenance and the support agreement as we were outgrowing our in-house knowledge.

What other advice do I have?

The Loadbalancer.org product has helped reduce our tech teams time on manual maintenance of our load balancer and the... more»

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