NGINX Plus Competitors and Alternatives

The top NGINX Plus competitors are
  • HAProxy
  • F5 BIG-IP
  • IIS
  • Citrix NetScaler ADC
  • KEMP LoadMaster
  • IBM WebSphere DataPower
  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
  • WebLogic Suite
Read reviews of NGINX Plus competitors and alternatives
Craig Parker
User
Workplace Virtualisation Senior Analyst with 10,001+ employees
Jul 16 2018

What is most valuable?

NetScaler MAS centralised management and analytics makes it is easy to support, manage, monitor, and maintain a NetScaler solution.

How has it helped my organization?

* Allows the user to easily scale out application delivery. * Provides secure remote access. * Ease of management and business continuity support. * Powerful, reliable, and feature rich solution all in one appliance.

What needs improvement?

It should offer more flexible cost-effective licensing for small to medium sized organizations i.e. a pooled licensing option on entry level MPXs like 5901s.
architecda7f
Real User
Lead Systems Engineering Architect at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Nov 29 2016

What is most valuable?

We have JBoss, too, and it's far better than JBoss. It’s more powerful, in terms of the number of sessions you can run on WebLogic, compared to the other product.

How has it helped my organization?

Our transactions, our business runs smoother. It provides greater efficiency and performance.

What needs improvement?

The patching is painful; if they wouldn’t release as frequently. Every time you have a patch, you have to upgrade. I’d like to see them improve the release of the patches; instead... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you don’t want any outages, you want peace of mind, and your application running smoothly, I would say go for WebLogic. Why would you want a painful experience? It's smooth.
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HAProxy
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Real User
Senior Operations Engineer
Apr 30 2018

What is most valuable?

* Flexible health-checking * Good config format to auto-configure

How has it helped my organization?

It reduced the load on our main load balancers.

What needs improvement?

We need to handle new connections by dropping, or queuing them while the HAProxy restarts, and because HAProxy does not handle split config files.

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

We use NGINX as well. However, because the health checks are a paid feature, I like to avoid it whenever possible.

What other advice do I have?

Use a split front-end and back-end instead of using the "listen" directive. Therefore, you are clear what you are setting up. Be aware of... more»

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