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Cisco's 11500's CSS vs. F5 BIG-IP 2000

Hey, to all of you networking professionals. I'm looking for some comparisons between Cisco and F5 load balancers. I'm specifically looking at the Cisco 11506 Content Services Switch and the F5 BIG-IP. I currently run Cisco products across the board as far as backbone equipment is concerned. I need to put a load balancer in place to handle my web traffic coming in. I know the F5 BIG-IP is a pretty good box and has a very nice config tool, but I also want to stay standard with my backbone equipment. I need some Pros and Cons for both. Any comments and suggestions would help!

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Re: Cisco's 11500's CSS vs. F5 BIG-IP 2000

I find the tolly group website ( an excellent website for comparing products. There's a fair bit of information on load-balancing devices particularly the Alteon and F5 products.

hope it helps.