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F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager 1600 - load balancing device

Mfg. Part: F5-BIG-LTM-16004GR | CDW Part: 1534198 | UNSPSC: 43222622
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  • Load balancing device
  • 4 ports
  • GigE
  • 1U
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Load balancing device
  • 4 ports
  • GigE
  • 1U
Your network's job is to deliver applications and services, but as your business needs change and grow, it becomes more complex and more expensive for your infrastructure to keep up with these demands.

BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) turns your network into an agile infrastructure for application delivery. It's a full proxy between users and application servers, creating a layer of abstraction to secure, optimize, and load balance application traffic. This gives you the control to add servers easily, eliminate downtime, improve application performance, and meet your security requirements.

BIG-IP LTM provides sophisticated monitors to check device, application, and content availability, including specialized monitors for many applications, as well as customized monitors to check content and simulate application calls.

BIG-IP LTM delivers sub-second system failover and comprehensive connection mirroring, resulting in a highly available solution regardless of system, server, or application failure. BIG-IP LTM can proactively inspect and respond to any server or application error.

The F5 TMOS platform gives you complete control of your application connection, packets, and payload.

Because BIG-IP LTM has the unique ability to read all IP applications, it can switch and persist on information unique to a specific vendor's application server; XML data for web services applications; or custom values indicative to mobile/wireless applications. Your organization can achieve greater reliability and scalability thanks to the ability of BIG-IP LTM to switch, log, and persist in the payload or stream. You also have extraordinary flexibility to solve your organization's application delivery challenges using the F5 iRules. control language.

The F5 iControl API and SDK help automate communications between third-party applications and BIG-IP LTM, removing the need for manual intervention. iControl supports a true publish/subscribe model, which reduces network overhead and improves the performance of applications that integrate with BIG-IP LTM through the iControl interface. For most applications, this can reduce network bandwidth and processing time on both the client and the server.

Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Battery
Type: None

Cabinet
Chassis Built-in Devices: Keypad , Status LCD

Environmental Parameters
Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%
Max Operating Temperature: 104 °F
Min Operating Temperature: 32 °F

Header
Brand: F5
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: F5 Networks
Model: Local Traffic Manager 1600
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: F5 BIG-IP

Interface Provided
Connector Type: RJ-45
Qty: 4
Type: 1000Base-T



Qty: 1
Type: Management



Connector Type: DB-9
Qty: 2
Type: RS-232

Miscellaneous
Compliant Standards: CB , CSA C22.2 No. 60950-00 , EN 60950 , EN55022 , EN55024 , FCC Part 15 B , IEC950 , RoHS , UL 1950 Third Edition , UL 60950 , VCCI Class A ITE
Encryption Algorithm: SSL
Height (Rack Units): 1

Modem
Type: None

Networking
Connectivity Technology: Wired
Data Link Protocol: Gigabit Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate: 1 Gbps
Features: Content filtering , DoS attack prevention , Event log , F5 iSessions , F5 OneConnect , Firewall protection , Hardware compression , Hardware encryption , High Availability , HTTP caching , IPv6 support , Load balancing , Manageable , Packet filtering , Quality of Service (QoS) , SSL acceleration , Switching , SYNCheck , TCP Express , VLAN support
Form Factor: External
Network Transport Protocol: TCP/IP
Ports Qty: 4
Remote Management Protocol: HTTPS
Type: Load balancing device

Power Device
Installed Qty: 1
Max Supported Qty: 2
Nominal Voltage: AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational: 150 Watt
Power Provided: 300 Watt
Type: Internal power supply

Processor
Installed Qty: 1

Service & Support
Type: 90 days warranty

Slot Provided
Free Qty: 2
Total Qty: 2
Type: SFP (mini-GBIC)

Slot Required
Type: None

Storage Floppy Drive
Type: None

Storage Hard Drive
Capacity: 160 GB

Storage Removable
Type: None

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 21 in
Height: 1.7 in
Weight: 20.06 lbs
Width: 17 in

RAM
Installed Size: 4 GB

Chassis
Installed Devices Modules Qty: 0
Supported Devices Modules Qty: 2

Hard Drive
Installed Qty: 1

Optical Storage
Type: None

Performance
Type: Throughput
Value: 1 Gbps



Type: SSL encryption performance
Value: 500 events per second



Type: Compression
Value: 50 Mbps

Product Reviews
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager 1600 - load balancing device is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from iRule performs some traffic control and management functions that are not supported out of the box. Valuable Features:iRule: It's a great feature that helped us multiple times have an advantage over competition (during POCs) performing some traffic control/management functions that are not supported out of the box. Use Case: One client was deploying a new web app, where video/chat Traffic is configured over the SOCKS protocol. We used iRule to disable the WAF Inspection when a SOCKS protocol packet passed through (because it is not supported), and enable the WAF Inspection for all other URLs on the same Web page. (No other vendor in our region was able to provide that.)Appliance Performance: One of the main advantages we always have over competition is in hardware performance, where the smallest F5 appliances ( https://www.itcentralstation.com/vendors/f5 ) compete with competitors’ medium to high-end appliances, while high-end devices can sit in the datacenter without risking performance degradation.Room for Improvement:* Reporting: One of the negative things about F5 is there is no place to generate a summary/executive/detailed report about everything happening on the box, especially for WAF & APM events. The only way to get some kind of report is enable the AVR module, and manually export the data required into PDF/XLS documents.* GUI interface: F5 appliances lack a standard dashboard page, where it shows a summary for all events on the boxes. (This is usually available with firewalls & IPSs...) In the F5 GUI, we have to perform multiple steps to reach the required info, but there is no simple (and attractive) GUI interface when compared to some other WAF competitors.* Event notificationsUse of Solution:As F5 Partners, we've been selling this solution for five years.Stability Issues:I have not encountered any stability issues. It is a very stable product, even in big, high-load deployments. What I mean is that all F5 Hardware appliances are very stable and does not cause any performance degradation or failure when it has a high load (Of course a supported load).We have deployment for different modules of F5 (LTM, ASM, CGNAT...) in Data Centers and in Telco's Public network, and we have never heard any complaints or of issues from our clients regarding the performance. - no packet drops, delays or disconnections.Scalability Issues:We only encountered issues with small appliances, 2000s, when we needed to add more than two modules...Technical Support:Technical support ( https://www.itcentralstation.com/products/f5-big-ip/by_topic/technical_support ) is great.Previous Solutions:We previously used Cisco ACE (for load balancing & WAF). We switched because the Cisco ACE solution features were very basic compared to F5. Plus, the solutions line was discontinued several years ago.Initial Setup:Initial setup is straightforward; easy deployment with lots of available online documentation.Cost and Licensing Advice:F5 Prices are considered higher then competitive solutions, but performance & features are worth the extra money.Other Advice:F5 is a very stable and recommended product, whether needed on the internet edge or inside the data center. It can provide different application delivery solutions, such as:* Load balancing* Web application firewall* Access policy manager* Web fraud* DDOS protectionDisclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was designed by keeping in mind that newbies configure it, and it is properly documented. Valuable Features:I have been working on the LTM and GTM line and both of the products are awesome. I would consider the WideIP and Zone Runner feature of GTM extremely useful. While LTM has SNAT and Virtual IP that keeps its pride going.For the overall product, I would say provisioning is a good feature. There are other modules, too, which are good and people might want to try, such as APM and ASM. They are used for firewall and SSL VPN.Improvements to My Organization:This has helped us to build robust solutions for what my company does. We are fond of the load balancing feature for DNS and servers.Room for Improvement:The only area that has room for improvement would be pricing, so that its competitors don't have a say. Other than that, the v11 clustering is a new technology they have brought in that doesn’t require improvement. They are the leader in it.Use of Solution:I have used this product for around three years.Stability Issues:We did not find any stability issues while working. But bugs are the part of program and they are fixed with every release, as with any vendor.Scalability Issues:I have not encountered any scalability issues.Technical Support:We did not require technical support much, as the product has good documentation. However, the experience with support as compared to other vendors was not that excellent. But it is usable.Previous Solutions:Regarding load balancing, this was our first product.Initial Setup:Initial setup is tricky if you don’t understand the design of this product. But if you do understand it, initial setup is straightforward.Cost and Licensing Advice:This product is costly from a licensing perspective, considering its competitors. There is where it lost a rating point from me.If your IT budget is good, go for it.Other Advice:Attend a training class before trying to deploy it, or at least refer to online videos on their portal, as this would make it fairly easy for you.It is one of the best and easiest load-balancing solution. The product was designed by keeping in mind that newbies configure it, and it is properly documented.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2016-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Review about F5 BIG-IP Valuable Features:Creating VPN'sDisclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2016-10-03
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