"Good application firewall."
"The solution has good load balancing capabilities."
"Traffic Learning is the most valuable feature."
"Bandwidth optimization and capacity awareness of the bandwidth are valuable features. Its video streaming capabilities are also very useful."
"In terms of stability, it is stable."
"Currently, it's distributing the load perfectly, as per my understanding of our requirements."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is IP Intelligence."
"The solution is very easy to use and easy to understand. It's quite an intuitive system."
"The solution has a very simple deployment."
"The solution is stable."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is Fail-Open."
"The GUI is user-friendly and it's easy to understand how to manage it."
"It offers some feedback and suggestions that guide our system development while helping our vendors to update their applications and fix any issues or bugs."
"The most valuable feature is that this product represents a whole solution, including a WAF, and even anti-defacements."
"The customers are very happy with this solution because of two things. First, the IPS integration with a web application is very tightly done on Fortinet. Second, the ease of use is there. The management interface or the GUI interface is very easy to use, configure, and manage. These are the two main valuable features. It supports integration with other Fortinet products. It also integrates very well with the firewall and sandboxing technology. They already have enough integration with different technologies. They have got a complete tech intelligence view of the whole product."
"The GUI is user-friendly."
"A more intuitive interface would be helpful."
"The pricing could always be better. It's a bit expensive."
"If we decide to migrate to the cloud, I don't think that BIG-IP is a good solution and we probably won't use it."
"I would like to see better integration."
"Technical support could be improved."
"Currently, the product offers everything we need. I can't recall any features that may be lacking."
"There are some aspects of F5 BIG-IP that could be improved, the main one being virtual machine support. We have seen that even with the virtual editions, there are some things that we would like to do that are currently not possible with virtual machines."
"This is a very expensive solution."
"The solution could improve by being able to handle different use cases."
"In terms of performance, it needs to be more robust."
"I would like to see more improvements with respect to threat intelligence."
"I would like to see the Application Delivery Control (ADC) and Web Application Firewall (WAF) combined in one device."
"It costs too much."
"The memory use in each of the appliances is problematic."
"The solution could improve by providing more integration with solutions other than the Fortinet family."
"The initial setup in our data center was somewhat complex."
F5 BIG-IP LTM optimizes the speed and reliability of your apps via both network and application layers. Using real-time protocol and traffic management decisions based on app and server and connection management conditions, and TCP and content offloading, BIG-IP LTM dramatically improves application and infrastructure responsiveness. BIG-IP LTM's architecture includes protocol awareness to control traffic for the most important applications. BIG-IP LTM tracks the dynamic performance levels of servers and delivers SSL performance and visibility for inbound and outbound traffic, to protect the user experience by encrypting everything from the client to the server.
BIG-IP LTM provides enterprise-class Application Delivery Controller (ADC). You get granular layer 7 control, SSL offloading and acceleration capabilities, and advanced scaling technologies that deliver performance and reliability on-demand. The highly optimized TCP/IP stack combines TCP/IP techniques and improvements in the latest RFCs with extensions to minimize the effect of congestion and packet loss and recovery. Independent testing tools and customer experiences show LTM's TCP stack delivers up to a 2x performance gain for users and a 4x increase in bandwidth efficiency.
FortiWeb is a web application firewall (WAF) that protects hosted web applications from attacks that target known and unknown exploits. Using multi-layered and correlated detection methods, FortiWeb defends applications from known vulnerabilities and from zero-day threats.
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is ranked 1st in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 35 reviews while Fortinet FortiWeb is ranked 1st in Web Application Firewall (WAF) with 27 reviews. F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is rated 8.2, while Fortinet FortiWeb is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) writes "Very stable and easy to use with a good GUI". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiWeb writes "Reasonably priced and offers a good graphical user interface but need better integration capabilities". F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus, HAProxy and AWS WAF, whereas Fortinet FortiWeb is most compared with Fortinet FortiOS, Fortinet FortiADC, F5 Advanced WAF, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and AWS WAF. See our F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) vs. Fortinet FortiWeb report.
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