Compare KEMP & F5 Networks BIG-IP LTM 1500 1600 3600 6900 Load Balancer & Application Delivery Features & Pricing

KEMP LoadMaster Advantages over F5 Big-IP Load Balancer Performance:

  • Twice the performance at less-than-half the price
  • Comprehensive hardware maintenance and support program included at no extra cost
  • Lower TCO and Support Renewal costs
  • Works with existing network infrastructure (No "Approved" vendor/model list to worry about)
  • Easy to install, setup and administer (no need for "certified" consultants)
Features/Specs KEMP LM-3600 F5® BIG-IP®
LTM® 1600
KEMP LM-5300 F5® BIG-IP®
LTM® 3600
F5® BIG-IP®
LTM® 6900
1st Year Hardware Maintenance and Support Included Extra Cost Included Extra Cost Extra Cost
Specifications
Max Traffic Throughput 3.4 Gbps 1 Gbps 8.8 Gbps 2 Gbps 6 Gbps
Gigabit Ethernet CU Ports 8 4 8 4 16
Gigabit Fiber (SFP) Ports* N/A 2 (Optional) 2 2 (Optional) 4 (Included)
10 Gigabit Ports* N/A N/A 2 (Standard) N/A N/A
Included SSL TPS 5,000 500 9,300 500 500
Optional (Extra Cost) SSL TPS   5,000   10,000 25,000
Processor Quad Core Dual Core 1X Quad Core Dual Core 2X Dual Core
Memory (Standard/Optional) 4 GB 4 GB 8 GB 4 GB 8 GB
System Storage Solid State CF Hard Drive Solid State CF Hard Drive 2X Hard Drive
Standard Power Supply One 200W One 300W 2X 200W,Hot-Swap One 300W 2X 850W
Main Features
Layer 4 Load Balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Layer 7 Content Switching Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Server-resource, Adaptive Load Balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Server and Application Health Checking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SSL Acceleration in ASIC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Persistence Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Caching Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Compression Software Software Software Software Hardware
L7 Intrusion Prevention (IPS) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Interface Bonding (Link Aggregation, Failover) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Full VLAN Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
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