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  • "There are additional costs depending on what modules or what functionality is required."
  • "F5 pricing is too high, compared to Citrix."
  • "When we purchased additional licenses for our other locations, we received a discount of between 20% and 25%."
  • "F5 BIG-IP can be expensive, although there are trial versions available which are helpful to find out if the solution is right for your company."
  • "The price should be reduced because it is expensive when compared to the competition."
  • "The solution is quite expensive if we compare it with the competition."
  • "It is a bit expensive product. Kemp Loadmaster is much cheaper than F5. Its licensing is on a yearly basis. It can be for one year or three years."
  • "The price of the solution is sometimes expensive."
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    Its user interface is very easy to use on a day-to-day basis. It is very user-friendly.
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    My only point of contention would be that it is a little pricey.
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    Also Known As
    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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    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.

    Trustwave Web Application Firewall (WAF) is a Web Application Firewall that can protect Web applications against attacks and data loss with bi-directional traffic correlation and policy enforcement even in out-of-line mode. It helps you protect your valuable web applications and data by continuously monitoring traffic and enforcing policies to identify and block threats. The Trustwave WAF integrates with Trustwave application scanning solution, App Scanner to provide customized protection for any application via virtual patching. Trustwave WAF can be deployed as a physical appliance or a virtual appliance, and a managed service.
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    Riken, TransUnion, Tepco Systems Administration, Daejeon University, G&T Bank, Danamon, CyberAgent Inc.
    New York Hotel, Hungry Howies, InterGraph, Schiotzky's, Magnolia Hotels, Qdoba Mexican Grill
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    F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is ranked 1st in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 35 reviews while Trustwave Web Application Firewall is ranked 34th in Web Application Firewall (WAF). F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is rated 8.2, while Trustwave Web Application Firewall is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) writes "Very stable and easy to use with a good GUI". On the other hand, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) is most compared with Microsoft Azure Application Gateway, Citrix ADC, NGINX Plus, HAProxy and A10 Networks Thunder ADC, whereas Trustwave Web Application Firewall is most compared with .

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