"The iRule feature is very useful for inspecting HTTP. Sometimes, we use it for modifying the headers of the HTTP."
"Currently, it's distributing the load perfectly, as per my understanding of our requirements."
"We enjoy its overall ease of use."
"The main reason that we suggest this product to our clients is the great integration with other security tools, such as IBM Guardium."
"In terms of stability, it is stable."
"It is stable."
"NetFlow balancing and traffic balancing are good features."
"The most valuable features are the WAF and the big IP."
"The feature that allows us to easily disconnect a server when we need and bring back online is the most valuable. It's a click of a button. This allows us to keep all systems up. We can then run updates, perform reboots whatever we need to one of the servers without taking production down."
"The most valuable features are synchronizing email with mobile devices and synchronizing with Outlook."
"Managing and maintaining multiple servers is done in a single place."
"The most valuable feature is the load balancing and allowing for high availability of our web services."
"The Global WAF has saved us more than one time from unwanted traffic."
"I like that this is a Network Load Balancer that can be used practically with any application in the backend. They have how-to guides on how to set up Kemp NLB with Exchange, but you can use it as well for Sharepoint, RDS, or any other back end server."
"Failover is seamless and our services are rock solid."
"I like the way this solution handles multiple SSLs in different domains while still load balancing."
"Technical support could be faster. It's something I'd like to see them work on in the future."
"Currently, the product offers everything we need. I can't recall any features that may be lacking."
"My only point of contention would be that it is a little pricey."
"A more intuitive interface would be helpful."
"The deployment could be simplified."
"Technical support could be improved."
"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."
"Its scalability and deployment should be better. It should be more scalable, and it should be easier to deploy."
"If there is anything that needs to be updated, the GUI can get a refresh to make it look more like 2020, although it is just a cosmetic change."
"Certificate installations could be simplified and modernized, and allowed to be monitored for expirations/issues."
"UI is very basic and unattractive."
"Hardware version needs a dual power solution."
"We experienced a brief period of instability."
"The only thing that I miss is that the TMG server was giving me live information about who is connected and what is the request about."
"I think there should be more visual instructions on how to configure advanced features."
"The configuration of the basic services is pretty straight forward but for more complex solutions, there needs to be better documentation or knowledge base articles."
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.
Kemp LoadMaster provides High Availability, Scalability and Security for Application Delivery. Optimized load balancers for Hybrid Cloud and Public Cloud deployments. Available for Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is ranked 1st in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 35 reviews while Kemp LoadMaster is ranked 2nd in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 31 reviews. F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is rated 8.2, while Kemp LoadMaster is rated 9.6. 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 Kemp LoadMaster writes "Intuitive interface and can be used practically with any application in the backend". F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus, HAProxy and Zscaler Private Access, whereas Kemp LoadMaster is most compared with HAProxy, NGINX Plus, Fortinet FortiADC, Citrix ADC and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway. See our F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) vs. Kemp LoadMaster report.
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