KEMP LoadMaster Competitors and Alternatives

The top KEMP LoadMaster competitors are
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC
  • F5 BIG-IP
  • HAProxy
  • NGINX Plus
  • FortiADC
  • Barracuda Load Balancer
  • Barracuda Web Application Firewall
  • A10 Networks Thunder ADC
Read reviews of KEMP LoadMaster competitors and alternatives
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HAProxy
Software5e4d
Consultant
Software Engineering Lead at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 31 2018

What is most valuable?

Performance and SSL proxy/offloading capability. Compared to nginx it’s a lot cleaner and quicker.

How has it helped my organization?

Software defined load balancing allows us to dynamically adjust and codify routing decisions. This speeds up development.

What needs improvement?

Dynamic update API. More things should be possible to be configured during runtime. We would like to see dynamic ACL and port update support.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did use hardware loadbalancing, and still use nginx for some Layer 7 routing challenges. We switched because software defined loadbalancing... more»

What other advice do I have?

Use it for some small, non-critical systems first, get comfy with the stats, and then scale out. Codify your configuration and keep it as simple... more»
Darren Whitfield
Real User
CTO at a tech vendor
Apr 30 2018

What is most valuable?

Our primary use for NGINX is as a Web server, so that’s where we derive the most value. Recently, we’ve needed to deploy sites over a number of... more»

How has it helped my organization?

NGINX isn’t itself a productivity tool, but rather a cog in the engine of a solid service stack. In a way, it's the same as adding RAM to a PC.... more»

What needs improvement?

We used the standard tried-and-tested features of NGINX. Everything is done through the CLI over a secure connection and there have not been any... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We tried to use some "golden bullet" solutions but we never needed most of their features (like a built-in database environment). NGINX is a... more»

What other advice do I have?

Support the developers and the product, they’ve worked really hard to give you something you’ll always be satisfied with. First, set up a free... more»
FarhadAhmed
Real User
Head of IT Infrastructure at a financial services firm with 51-200 employees
May 21 2018

What do you think of Citrix NetScaler ADC?

Primary Use Case: Load balancing Application gateway SSL offloading • Improvements to My Organization: It helped many internal websites to expose online use with single star certificates. • Valuable Features: Load Balancing and SSL offloading are key features. • Room for Improvement: The GUI should be improved. • Use of Solution: One to three years.

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