Dyn vs F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) comparison

 

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Dyn
Average Rating
0.0
Number of Reviews
0
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Managed DNS (16th)
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Man...
Average Rating
8.2
Number of Reviews
117
Ranking in other categories
Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) (1st)
 

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AA
Jun 3, 2024
Policies and machine learning are one of a kind, efficient, and provide minimal disturbance to the servers
From an ASM perspective, the most valuable feature was the DOS protection, SQL injection protection, bot protection, bot URLs, and many other features. There were a lot of good features. The most beneficial for maintaining server health included the algorithms for the virtual IP, which segment traffic between servers, authentication profiles, and many other things. The load-balancing capabilities have increased efficiency because servers can handle connection requests one at a time. There are no dropped connections, and the server health is always under the threshold. Moreover, AI enhances LTM's performance in network management. It made it much more secure and efficient by understanding normal traffic patterns and learning the behavior of traffic within the environment. Any suspicious traffic is captured and flagged.

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"Though functionality is high, its cost can be considered slightly higher than its competitors​."
"The price of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is too high."
"The cost that they have with AWS are almost prohibitive. I'm being forced to use F5 WAF. I would not simply use it based on cost. I agree that they have some great features, but for me, cost is key in terms of AWS."
"Take a look at the modules that you are going to use. Look into the best bundles for them."
"It is a little pricey. I wish the pricing was cheaper, but I wish the pricing was cheaper for everything."
"I am a fan of using AWS natively. It is much cheaper."
"If you are planning to use security features, better to go for strong hardware and the best bundle license, which is great for web security."
"The pricing is inclusive of many features."
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Top Industries

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Computer Software Company
25%
Manufacturing Company
10%
Financial Services Firm
8%
Educational Organization
6%
Financial Services Firm
18%
Computer Software Company
15%
Government
9%
Manufacturing Company
6%
 

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What do you like most about F5 BIG-IP?
The support from F5 BIG-IP LTM is good.
What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for F5 BIG-IP?
There are a few licensing options available for F5 BIG-IP LTM. You can have a perpetual license which is a lifetime license. You then only need to renew the support, if you choose to open a ticket ...
What needs improvement with F5 BIG-IP?
In the LTM solution, it would be beneficial to have more algorithms for traffic segmentation or the ability to create user-defined algorithms rather than being restricted to predefined ones.
 

Also Known As

TZO-HA
F5 BIG-IP, BIG-IP LTM, F5 ASM, Viprion, F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition , Crescendo Networks Application Delivery Controller, BIG IP
 

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Radix, Distil, Hotel Planner, Seeking Alpha, University of East London, Yashi, Chadwicks of Boston, Bon-Ton
Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
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