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We performed a comparison between Barracuda Load Balancer ADC and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway 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.
To learn more, read our detailed Barracuda Load Balancer ADC vs. Microsoft Azure Application Gateway Report (Updated: May 2024).
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Pros
"The price is very good, and it's not very expensive.""Barracuda's technical support is good - whenever we have an issue, they immediately connect and resolve it."

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"The solution's most valuable feature is an HTTP solution and SSL certificate. It is also easy to use.""The most valuable feature of the solution is traffic management.""Good customization; able to report and take action on alerts.""Azure Application Gateway's most valuable feature is ease of use. The configuration is straightforward. It isn't difficult to adjust the size of your instances in the settings. You can do that with a few clicks, and the configuration file is the same way. You can also set rules and policies with minimal time and effort.""The most valuable features of Microsoft Azure Application Gateway are the policies, the data store they are using, and the cloud platform it operates on.""I like the tool's stability and performance.""Application Gateway automatically redirects unwanted users and takes care of the security aspect. It also handles the performance side of things, which is why we use it.""In my experience, Microsoft products have a smooth integration and facilitate easy management and monitoring. Using Azure Application Gateway allows us to efficiently handle the system loads."

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Cons
"The quality of the solution's performance could be improved.""Load Balancer ADC is competitively priced, but it's not feature-rich, and its technology is not that advanced."

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"The product could be easier to use and implement.""The tool is a pain to deal with when it comes to the area of configuration.""The product's performance should be better.""There is room for improvement in the pricing model.""The solution should provide more security for certificate-based services so that we can implement more security on that.""One of the challenges we faced was the solution does not support any other PCP protocols apart from HTTP and HTTPS.""It does not have the flexibility for using public IPs in version 2.""I want the solution's support to improve. The tool is also expensive."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Load Balancer ADC is cost-effective and is about half the price of F5."
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  • "It is not expensive."
  • "Every solution comes with a license and cost. Microsoft provides the license and the total cost is for the maintenance every year."
  • "Between v1 and v2, there is a lot of change in the pricing. It is very costly compared to AWS."
  • "There is some additional cost, such as extended support."
  • "The cost is not an issue."
  • "The solution is reasonably priced compared to other solutions."
  • "The pricing is based on how much you use the solution."
  • "The solution is paid monthly. The solution is highly expensive."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The price is very good, and it's not very expensive.
    Top Answer:The price of the solution is reasonable. It costs approximately 200 million. So the price is very good, and it's not very expensive, because it's just basic WAF, but the Load Balancer is good.
    Top Answer:The quality of the solution's performance could be improved. For example, the solution's performance is high because of CPU usage when the application is in refresh mode for more than 30 seconds… more »
    Top Answer:We found Azure Front Door to be easily scaled and very stable. The implementation is very fast and Microsoft provides excellent support. Azure Front Door can quickly detect abnormalities before the… more »
    Top Answer:Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether Amazon’s Web Service Web Application Firewall or Microsoft Azure Application Gateway web application firewall software was the better fit for… more »
    Top Answer:I rate Microsoft Azure Application Gateway's scalability a ten out of ten. My company has more than 1000 users who use it daily.
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    Also Known As
    Barracuda Load Balancer
    Azure Application Gateway, MS Azure Application Gateway
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    Overview
    Barracuda Load Balancer is ideal for organizations looking for a high-performance, yet cost-effective application delivery and security solution. With the broadest range of hardware and virtual models, Barracuda Load Balancer provides maximum flexibility for organizations looking to build highly secure and scalable application infrastructure, whether it's deployed on-premises or in the cloud.

    Azure Application Gateway is a web traffic load balancer that enables you to manage traffic to your web applications. Traditional load balancers operate at the transport layer (OSI layer 4 - TCP and UDP) and route traffic based on source IP address and port, to a destination IP address and port.

    To learn more about our solution, ask questions, and share feedback, join our Microsoft Security, Compliance and Identity Community.

    Sample Customers
    Fenwal Blood Technologies
    Lilly, AccuWeather, AIRFRANCE, Honeywell
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Educational Organization10%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Retailer7%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Healthcare Company7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government7%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise26%
    Large Enterprise46%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise48%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Buyer's Guide
    Barracuda Load Balancer ADC vs. Microsoft Azure Application Gateway
    May 2024
    Find out what your peers are saying about Barracuda Load Balancer ADC vs. Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and other solutions. Updated: May 2024.
    771,968 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is ranked 14th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 3 reviews while Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is ranked 4th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 40 reviews. Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is rated 7.4, while Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is rated 7.2. The top reviewer of Barracuda Load Balancer ADC writes "Cost-effective but lacking features and integration". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Application Gateway writes "High stability with built-in rules that reduce alerts and are easy to configure". Barracuda Load Balancer ADC is most compared with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Fortinet FortiADC, Citrix NetScaler, Kemp LoadMaster and HAProxy, whereas Microsoft Azure Application Gateway is most compared with AWS WAF, Citrix NetScaler, F5 Advanced WAF, Azure Front Door and Cloudflare Web Application Firewall. See our Barracuda Load Balancer ADC vs. Microsoft Azure Application Gateway report.

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