Confronto tra KEMP Virtual LoadMaster con Bilanciatori di carico virtuale e ADC F5 Big-IP VE e Citrix Netscaler VPX

KEMP Technologies' mission has always been to help customers get the best ROI from their investment in our load balancers.

The following information* is intended to compare the price/performance value of KEMP Virtual Load Balancers compared to F5 Networks BIG-IP VE 200M through VE10G and Citrix Systems Netscaler VPX-10 through VPX 3000 Load Balancers.

 

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Compare Load Balancer Pricing

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model VLM-200 VLM-2000 VLM-5000 VLM-10G VE-200M VE-1G VE-3G VE-5G VE-10G VPX-10 VPX-200 VPX-1000 VPX-3000
USD (MSRP) $3,700 $9,600 $15,500 $26,700 $21,100 $37,500 $49,200 $58,500 $74,900 $11,520 $21,600 $43,200 $51,840

KEMP specified with Enterprise Plus Subscription, F5 specified at 'Best' configuration, Citrix specified as Platinum – Pricing as of public sources March 2017

Performance

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model VLM-200 VLM-2000 VLM-5000 VLM-10G VE-200M VE-1G VE-3G VE-5G VE-10G VPX-10 VPX-200 VPX-1000 VPX-3000
Max Throughput (Gbps) 0.2 2 5 10 0.2 1 3 5 10 0.01 0.2 1 3
SSL TPS (2K Keys) 200 1,000 10,000 12,000 N/A N/A N/A N/A 3,400 up to 100 up to 100 up to 100 up to 100
Concurrent Conn (at 1GB) >3M >3M >3M >3M N/A N/A N/A N/A 10M 1.2M 1.2M 1.2M 1.2M

Key Features

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model VLM-200 VLM-2000 VLM-5000 VLM-10G VE-200M VE-1G VE-3G VE-5G VE-10G VPX-10 VPX-200 VPX-1000 VPX-3000
Full L4/L7 ADC                          
Caching                          
HTTP Compression                          
TMG Replacement [Pre-auth, SSO, Logging (ESP)]                          
GSLB Multi-Site Load Balancing                          
IPv6 Support                          
WAF Engine                          

Hypervisors Supported

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model VLM-200 VLM-2000 VLM-5000 VLM-10G VE-200M VE-1G VE-3G VE-5G VE-10G VPX-10 VPX-200 VPX-1000 VPX-3000
VMware                          
Hyper-V                          
Xen                          
KVM                          
Oracle VM                          
Oracle Virtual Box                          

Cloud Platforms Supported

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model VLM-200 VLM-2000 VLM-5000 VLM-10G VE-200M VE-1G VE-3G VE-5G VE-10G VPX-10 VPX-200 VPX-1000 VPX-3000
Windows Azure                          
Amazon Web Services (AWS)                          
VMware vCHS         Big-IP GTM Big-IP GTM Big-IP GTM Big-IP GTM Big-IP GTM        

Web Application Firewall Features

F5 - Big IP, Citrix Netscaler
Vendor   KEMP   F5 Networks   Citrix 
Model Application Firewall Pack ASM AppFirewall
OWASP Top 10      
Cookie Tampering      
Cross Site Request Forgery (XSRF)      
Cross Site Scripting      
Data Loss Prevention      
SQL Injection      
Support PCI-DSS requirement - Section 1.2      
Support PCI-DSS requirement - Section 3.3      
Support PCI-DSS requirement - Section 3.5      
Support PCI-DSS requirement - Section 4.1      
Support PCI-DSS requirement - Section 6.6      

Higher Throughput at a Fraction of the Cost

Below are charts comparing the throughput performance of KEMP Load Balancers to F5 BIG-IP and Citrix NetScaler VPX at three different levels: high, mid and entry level.

 

High Performance Virtual Load Balancer

Comparing the throughput of High Performance Virtual Load Balancers (5Gb+), the KEMP VLM-10G provides the same throughput as the F5's BIG-IP LTM VE-10G at 2/3 of the cost.

 

 

Mid Level Performance Virtual Load Balancer

The KEMP VLM-2000 provides close to the same throughput as the F5 BIG-IP LTM VE-3G and Citrix NetScaler VPX-3000 at nearly 1/3 of the cost.

 

 

Entry Level Performance Virtual Load Balancer

The KEMP VLM provides close to the same throughput as the F5 BIG-IP LTM VE-200 at 1/4 of the cost and Citrix System's NetScaler VPX at more than 1/2 of the cost.

 

More SSL TPS per Dollar

The KEMP VLM-10G supports more SSL TPS on more hypervisor platforms than the F5 BIG-IP LET VE-10G at nearly 20% of the cost and 93% of the cost when compared to the Citrix NetScaler VPX-3000.

 

 


KEMP Application Firewall Pack

KEMP’s Application Firewall Pack (AFP) combines Layer 7 Web Application Firewall (WAF) protection with other application delivery services including intelligent load balancing, Intrusion Prevention, Intrusion Detection and edge security and authentication through the KEMP Edge Security Pack (ESP).

By integrating the world’s most deployed web application firewall engine, ModSecurity - augmented by threat intelligence and research from information security provider Trustwave - KEMP AFP provides real-time threat protection for packaged and custom published applications, exfiltration prevention, mitigation of the OWASP Top Ten common vulnerabilities and support for organizational PCI-DSS compliance requirements.

KEMP AFP is available across all LoadMaster form factors (cloud, virtual, bare metal, dedicated appliance) when licensed with an Enterprise Plus licensing subscription. Contact sales for additional details on subscription and support options.

* The pricing of the products under comparison has been sourced from public data. The performance data for comparison is has been sourced from the company published Specifications as available to general public

Listed prices are USD-based MSRP and subject to change without prior notice. Prices vary by country and exclude local taxes, duties and transportation charges. Please contact your local KEMP office or authorized distributor for further pricing information specific to your country. All LoadMasters must be licensed prior to use in the country where they were purchased and are subject to local licensing and trade regulations.