F5 Reviews

Rehan Ghayyur Khan
Real User
Technical Product Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Sep 13 2018

What is most valuable?

It has so many features. First of all, it has a full proxy architecture, it has multiple modules. The best feature is the WAF, the web application firewall module. It also has... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has multi-tenancy features, like hardware clustering. It has software partitioning so that you can partition F5. For example, in my recent deployments, I deployed F5 in a bank... more»

What needs improvement?

The room for improvement is that the product is a little costly. I live in the Third World, Pakistan. We have budget constraints, even in big enterprise servers. My team said that... more»

What other advice do I have?

F5 is the number-one application delivery controller, plus they are the number-one Web application firewall, together in the market right now. So what else do you want from them?... more»

F5 Questions

Rhea Rapps
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 22 2018
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is F5 BIG-IP vs HAProxy. One IT Central Station user says about  F5 BIG-IP, "It provides first-tier firewalling for you application. And it provides server load-balancing, it provides optimization, and it provides a proxy feat" Another... more»
MikeSchrockHA Proxy is OpenSource http://www.haproxy.org/ free and does basic LBR... more»

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