Radware vs SKUDONET

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Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers.


SKUDONET® began its public release in October 2010, and we have not stopped refining security, scalability, and high availability technology ever since.

Strengths & Weaknesses: Radware & SKUDONET

See how SKUDONET ADC and ALTEON NETWORK LOAD BALANCER compare across some of the most critical ADC capabilities.

Radware’s Strengths

  • Alteon Network Load Balancer offers a deep and broad set of security capabilities and performance features integrated with its ADC features.
  • Provides very flexible deployment and delivery options including the capital expenditure and operating expenditure.
  • Provides out-of-the-box integration with leading orchestration solutions.
  • Supports high virtualization density on all of its appliances.
  • Provides investment protection through a five-year longevity guarantee on its ADC platforms.

SKUDONET’s Strengths

  • Disruptive vision with a stable growth as challengers in the ADC market, with an agile team and engaged community.
  • Innovation driven with Open Source technology with no vendor lock-in and broad platforms integration (hardware, virtual, bare metal and cloud).
  • Very high cost-effective solutions without limitation products and services, suitable for both midsize organizations and large enterprises.
  • Investment in R&D to deliver a technology driven by easiness, performance and security.
  • Is a complete ADC (Application Delivery Controller) that could manage all kinds of network protocols (UDP, TCP, HTTP/S, SCTP, SIP, T/FTP, …) but also with a combination of all of them simultaneously and multiport capabilities; and it’s not oriented to licensed features.
  • Its operating system is fully optimized for networking so it is capable to move in layer 7 more than 140 thousand concurrent users and in layer 4 more than 10 million concurrent users with only 2 dedicated cores.
  • Ability to create configuration backups, easy cluster configuration, automatic replication from one node to another and stateful cluster with real time sessions replications that permits a failover between nodes without losing any connection.
  • Provides an integrated IPDS security system with real time black hole lists, DoS protection, black/white listing and protection of the most common network attacks.
  • Provides a very UX graphic interface for both operators and network engineers in Angular 2 technology.
  • Automation capabilities thanks to it’s fully programmable REST+JSON API.

Radware’s Weaknesses

  • Customers refer the GUI of Alteon Network Load Balancer as an area for improvement, based on inquiry and research surveys.
  • Underperforms in marketing and brand recognition.
  • Does not currently support SSL VPN functionality or provide a containerized ADC instance form factor.
  • Operates globally however its coverage and routes to the market are not as comprehensive as some of its competitors.

SKUDONET’s Weaknesses

  •  Young brand as an open source company and yet to develop a big influence than other more established vendors.
  •  Needs to develop a broader partnership network.


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