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"The most valuable feature is its simplicity.""Content caching and content compression are good features.""The most valuable feature is the SSL offloading capacity.""I like the solution's load balance with DNS intelligence.""Simple to use and easy to integrate."

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"It is easy to expand. Our clients are enterprise-size.""The most valuable feature is the load-balancing reverse proxy.""The interface is easy, it's friendly, and has good alerting."

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"It would be good if they built in a fully functional web application firewall.""Technical support and documentation could both be improved.""The configuration is relatively complex.""Issues with SSL and encrypted traffic.""The initial setup could be simplified."

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"We are having a difficult time with the security module, and how to implement the Radware security.""Load balancing needs improvement. It needs better integration. I heard f5 works as a DNS operator which is not available in this solution. It would be better if that was implemented.""Support is an area that needs improvement."

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    For ADC, any ADC can do a good job. But in case if you want to add WAF functionality to the same ADC hardware you have to look for other ADC's like F5, Imperva, Radware, Fortinet, etc. 
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    Also Known As
    FortiADC Application Delivery Controller, FortiADC
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    With bandwidth demand growing faster than budgets and cyber attacks constantly on the rise, it can be challenging to securely and efficiently deliver applications at the speed your users expect. Fortinet ADC appliances optimize the availability, user experience, and scalability of enterprise application delivery. They deliver fast, secure, and intelligent acceleration and distribution of even the most demanding enterprise applications.

    Radware Alteon application delivery controller (ADC) and the load balancer that with application SLA. It provides advanced, end-to-end local and global load balancing capabilities for all Web, cloud and mobile-based applications. Alteon load balancer combines best-of-breed application delivery capabilities, market-leading SSL performance that supports all of the latest encryption protocols, and advanced services to companies with ongoing application lifecycle management challenges that impact the performance of web applications (such as heavier, more complex web content); mobility, and the migration to the cloud.
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    Sample Customers
    Black Gold Regional Schools, Amadeus Hospitality, Jefferson County, Chunghwa Telecom, City of Boroondara, Dimension Data
    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company28%
    Manufacturing Company3%
    Comms Service Provider32%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
    Company Size
    Small Business57%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise14%
    Small Business14%
    Midsize Enterprise29%
    Large Enterprise57%
    Find out what your peers are saying about Fortinet FortiADC vs. Radware Alteon and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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    Fortinet FortiADC is ranked 6th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 5 reviews while Radware Alteon is ranked 9th in Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) with 3 reviews. Fortinet FortiADC is rated 7.6, while Radware Alteon is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Fortinet FortiADC writes "Great inbuilt firewall feature; content compression is limited". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Radware Alteon writes "A good load-balancing reverse proxy for internal applications that is easy to setup and has good technical support". Fortinet FortiADC is most compared with Fortinet FortiWeb, F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Citrix ADC, Kemp LoadMaster and Barracuda Load Balancer ADC, whereas Radware Alteon is most compared with F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM), Citrix ADC, A10 Networks Thunder ADC, Radware LinkProof and Microsoft Azure Application Gateway. See our Fortinet FortiADC vs. Radware Alteon report.

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