"New and innovative way to protect the client's data."
"It's very user-friendly."
"From what I've seen so far, there are no negatives to report as of yet"
"The DDoS protection is the most valuable aspect of the solution."
"There are key things that are used for our enterprise customers, such as Lambda and DNS."
"The scalability of the solution depends on the sizing of the network. Generally, the scalability is quite good."
"It is stable."
"The solution has good load balancing capabilities."
"iRules are very valuable. In addition to that, the way profiles are depicted by the LTM is also very good."
"The solution is very easy to use and easy to understand. It's quite an intuitive system."
"We always use technical support and the team helps us very well. They're able to effectively find and fix issues and they respond very quickly."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is IP Intelligence."
"What we like best about this solution is its stability. It is extremely stable."
"Technical support is lacking."
"The solution could work at being less expensive. It costs a lot to use it."
"Although I think it's quite good, it doesn't provide me with all the features I would expect to have if I were using Imperva."
"There are some issues with the CDN services."
"Latencies are always a problem."
"Technical support could be improved."
"F5 has another solution to load balance servers on the cloud, which they got after the purchase of NGINX. It is deployed as Kubernetes or something like that, but the problem now is that they have two solutions for two situations. They should make F5 deployable on the cloud."
"The logging features are too limited and do not give us a solid understanding of what's happening."
"The solution could improve the documentation."
"Currently, the product offers everything we need. I can't recall any features that may be lacking."
"The solution is scalable."
"Its price can be better. It is a bit expensive."
"In terms of what could be improved, I would expect more integration with different platforms and more integration with the backend systems. Additionally, in the next release, I would like a more secure version."
Cloudflare is the leading performance and security company helping to build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers more than 9 million Internet applications. More than 10 trillion Internet requests flow through Cloudflare’s network each month, accounting for nearly 10% of all Internet requests globally.
Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with each new site added. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks.
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.
Cloudflare is ranked 3rd in Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Protection with 6 reviews while F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is ranked 1st in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 45 reviews. Cloudflare is rated 8.0, while F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Cloudflare writes "Robust, secure and innovative; technical support needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) writes "Great support, helpful documentation, and is user-friendly". Cloudflare is most compared with Imperva DDoS, Azure Front Door, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Palo Alto Networks WildFire, whereas F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, NGINX Plus, Citrix ADC, Fortinet FortiADC and F5 Silverline Managed Services. See our Cloudflare vs. F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) report.
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