Citrix vs F5

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Citrix
Based on 88 reviews.
F5
Based on 36 reviews.
Overview
Citrix Systems, Inc. is an American multinational software company founded in 1989 that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software-as-a-service, and cloud computing technologies. The company began by developing remote access products for Microsoft operating systems. It licensed source code from Microsoft and has been in partnership with the company throughout its history. Citrix came to prominence in the 1990s as a leader in thin client technology. Through several acquisitions in the mid-2000s, the company expanded into server and desktop virtualization, as well as cloud and Infrastructure as a Service.F5 Networks, Inc. is a multinational American company which specializes in Application Delivery Networking technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network resources. F5 is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has development, manufacturing, and sales/marketing offices worldwide. F5 originally manufactured and sold some of the industry's first load balancing products. In 2010 and 2011, F5 Networks was on Fortune's list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies worldwide.
Sample Customers
NetScaler SD-WAN: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Cornerstone Home Lending Inc., Dallara, ecVision, Essar, Eurofred, Groupe Promutuel, HMSHost Corporation, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Ltd, Royal Caribbean International
Citrix NetScaler Unified Gateway: Aeronamic, Avianca, Bechtel Corporation, Betfair UK, Catholic University Leuven (K.U. Leuven), Centene Corporation, Cerner, Charityshare, City of High Point, Clark Builders
Citrix NetScaler ADC: ABB Schweiz, Aer Lingus, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Amnet Technology Solutions, Aramex International, Ascenty, Atos, Autodesk
Citrix NetScaler VPX: Arizona State University (ASU)
Citrix NetScaler AppFirewall: NSS Labs, ICSA Labs
F5 Traffic Management Operating System: TransUnion
F5 BIG-IP: Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
F5 Silverline DDoS Protection: Sarasota County Schools
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Top Industries
Financial Services Firm
20%
Comms Service Provider
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Marketing Services Firm
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Transportation Company
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Financial Services Firm
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Comms Service Provider
15%
Manufacturing Company
7%
Marketing Services Firm
7%
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