We performed a comparison between F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) and Kemp LoadMaster 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.
"The most valuable features are DNS, APM, and ASM. Additionally, it is easy to use and you have a lot of flexibility to use the solution within a network."
"The feature I find the most valuable is the support infrastructure."
"Bandwidth optimization and capacity awareness of the bandwidth are valuable features. Its video streaming capabilities are also very useful."
"The solution is very easy to use and easy to understand. It's quite an intuitive system."
"This is a solution that does what it's supposed to do at the price point."
"The support from F5 BIG-IP LTM is good."
"Secure and scalable traffic management solution for applications. Good for bigger environments."
"What we like best about this solution is its stability. It is extremely stable."
"Failover is seamless and our services are rock solid."
"Great web balancing and remote access balancing."
"The most valuable features are synchronizing email with mobile devices and synchronizing with Outlook."
"The user interface is very easy to work with."
"Mitigates content security policy issues."
"F5 could improve the rule-setting capabilities in the GUI, and they need to simplify web management. For example, the menus in the Citrix GUI are easier to navigate, with a clean structure and layout."
"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."
"Technical support is somewhat slow and could be improved."
"It reaches a point where scaling is no longer possible."
"The solution could improve the documentation."
"The cost of the solution is pretty high. It would be ideal if it was more reasonable."
"The solution is scalable."
"There are not very many areas for improvement, but the price is high."
"We have experienced at least one problem with stability, although it was fixed with an upgrade."
"Hardware version needs a dual power solution."
"It would be much easier to have the management interface directly integrate with the Kemp Support library, allowing you to choose the desired template from the online catalog to then directly download to the LoadMaster."
"Perhaps Kemp could offer some training videos."
"UI is very basic and unattractive."
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 46 reviews while Kemp LoadMaster is ranked 8th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 5 reviews. F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is rated 8.2, while Kemp LoadMaster is rated 9.8. The top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) writes "Great support, helpful documentation, and is user-friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Kemp LoadMaster writes "Easy to set up, reliable, provides seamless failover, and the powerful load balancing capabilities save us money". F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, NGINX Plus, Citrix NetScaler, Fortinet FortiADC and Radware Alteon, whereas Kemp LoadMaster is most compared with HAProxy, NGINX Plus, Fortinet FortiADC, Microsoft Azure Application Gateway and Citrix NetScaler. See our F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) vs. Kemp LoadMaster report.
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