2019 Networking Leaders: Software ADC
Software that helps web server performance by performing compression, cache, connection multiplexing, application layer security, SSL offload, and content switching; combined with basic server load balancing. Servers running ADC software is usually placed between the firewall/router and the web farm.
For the first time in five years, F5 has been named the Market leader for Software ADC, as well as Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support and Innovation. Former and long-standing champion Citrix was named the second place Market leader, with Fortinet finishing third.
Market Leader: F5
Price Leader: F5
Performance Leader: F5
Reliability Leader: F5
Innovation Leader: F5
Service & Support Leader: F5