Radware Alteon Overview

Radware Alteon is the #9 ranked solution in our list of top Application Delivery Controllers. It is most often compared to F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM): Radware Alteon vs F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)

What is Radware Alteon?
Radware Alteon application delivery controller (ADC) and the load balancer that with application SLA. It provides advanced, end-to-end local and global load balancing capabilities for all Web, cloud and mobile-based applications. Alteon load balancer combines best-of-breed application delivery capabilities, market-leading SSL performance that supports all of the latest encryption protocols, and advanced services to companies with ongoing application lifecycle management challenges that impact the performance of web applications (such as heavier, more complex web content); mobility, and the migration to the cloud.

Radware Alteon is also known as Alteon.

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Threat Intelligence Analyst at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
SSL-TLS acceleration makes it easy to generate certificates, assign them to services

Pros and Cons

  • "I am finding SSL-TLS acceleration the most valuable function, with certificate management. It is easy to generate certificates and assign them to services"

    What other advice do I have?

    I would rate it at eight out of 10. I have been using a VM appliance that has been really easy to set up, but a bit difficult to upgrade and change configuration afterwards.
    Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
    Gives us centralized visibility into app health and performance

    What is our primary use case?

    Load balancing data traffic.

    How has it helped my organization?

    Centralized visibility into app health and performance.

    What is most valuable?

    Resources per application: You can dedicate to a business-critical app or multiple apps.

    What needs improvement?

    Marketing of the product.

    For how long have I used the solution?

    More than five years.
    Find out what your peers are saying about Radware, F5, Citrix and others in Application Delivery Controllers. Updated: June 2021.
    512,221 professionals have used our research since 2012.
    Ritesh Tiwari
    Sr system engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
    Enables consistent security, single sign-on, but automation features need work

    What is our primary use case?

    A Radware Alteon load balancer is a hardware device that acts as a reverse proxy and distributes network or application traffic across a number of servers. Load balancers are used to increase capacity (high-availability) and reliability of application. Load balancers ensure reliability and availability by monitoring the health of applications, and only sending requests to servers and applications that can respond in a timely manner. They improve the overall performance of applications by maintaining application and network sessions, as well as by performing application-specific tasks. Load… more »

    What other advice do I have?

    I would rate this solution at seven out of 10. Radware Alteon is a system that monitors the availability and performance of global resources and uses that information to manage network traffic patterns. It uses load-balancing algorithms, topology-based routing, and AppShape++ scripts to control and distribute traffic according to specific policies.