We performed a comparison between Barracuda Load Balancer ADC and Fortinet FortiADC based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Barracuda's technical support is good - whenever we have an issue, they immediately connect and resolve it."
"The price is very good, and it's not very expensive."
"Ease of use in deploying and having it up and running requires minimal knowledge."
"The most valuable feature is the SSL offloading capacity."
"Content caching and content compression are good features."
"I like the solution's load balance with DNS intelligence."
"The solution provides high-level services such as availability, redundancy, and load balancing between servers."
"Simple to use and easy to integrate."
"The GSLB, the DR side, is the best part. Because we had our main side in one city, we created another, and we had a complete MPLS over the internet. We used the GSLB and data loss for our business applications."
"Load Balancer ADC is competitively priced, but it's not feature-rich, and its technology is not that advanced."
"The quality of the solution's performance could be improved."
"There is a mismatch between the number of features they are offering and the device capacity on how much it can handle."
"Technical support and documentation could both be improved."
"Because it is so generic, the documentation requires special attention. A person who has not worked on Fortinet FortiADC or a similar product will struggle to understand what the document is trying to say. The documentation could be more specific, and more detailed."
"The solution's WAF needs an upgrade because it is not as good as FortiWeb, VMware, F5, or Imperva."
"The initial setup could be simplified."
"Issues with SSL and encrypted traffic."
"The configuration is relatively complex."
Fortinet FortiADC is a robust application delivery controller (ADC) that delivers application optimization, application security, and application availability. FortiADC is a valued offering from Fortinet, which is widely recognized as a trusted supplier of dynamic security solutions worldwide. FortiADC offers dynamic security functions (AV, DDoS, and WAF) in addition to advanced application connectors for a simplified deployment and complete transparency to an organization's networks and applications. FortiADC offers three primary deployment options: physical machine, virtual machine, (VM) and cloud solution options.
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Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is ranked 15th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 2 reviews while Fortinet FortiADC is ranked 6th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 7 reviews. Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is rated 7.0, while Fortinet FortiADC is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Barracuda Load Balancer ADC writes "Great security feature for handling traffic at an affordable price". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortinet FortiADC writes "Feature-rich, robust, and the technical support is responsive ". Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is most compared with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), HAProxy, SANGFOR Application Delivery, Citrix NetScaler and Kemp LoadMaster, whereas Fortinet FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Citrix NetScaler, HAProxy and Fortinet FortiDDoS. See our Barracuda Load Balancer ADC vs. Fortinet FortiADC report.
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