Snapt Nova

Nova is a centrally managed, container-based ADC platform providing Layer 7 load balancing, GSLB, WAF and web acceleration. Nova is cloud-native, hyperscale and intelligent.

Snapt Aria

Software load balancing, web acceleration, WAF and global DNS load balancer. Blazing fast throughputs, high SSL TPS and runs on any cloud, VM or bare metal.

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All Snapt Nova and Aria ADCs come with a load balancer, WAF, Web Accelerator, GSLB and support. 

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Snapt Nova and Aria ADC platforms vs competing ADCs and load balancers

Pricing Snapt Nova Snapt Aria F5 KEMP HAProxy Nginx ELB
Entry Level Free for up to 5 nodes $1,200 / year ~$10,000 / year $1,900/ year - $375 (estimated) per node/month -
Enterprise
Unlimited, full featured ADC.
$99 per node/month $4,900 / year ~$50,000 / year ~$10,000 / year - - -
Global 24/7/365 Support From $1,000 / month Included Additional cost Additional cost No No No
General Product Snapt Nova Snapt Aria F5 KEMP HAProxy Nginx ELB
Centralized Control
Snapt Nova Cloud Controller (included) is a centralized control platform for deploying, configuring, monitoring and scaling your Nova ADCs.
Yes No No No No No No
Run on any Cloud, VM, or Linux OS Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No
Multi-Cloud
Snapt Nova balances, protects, scales and monitors multiple clouds simultaneously.
Yes No No No No No No
Container-Ready
Snapt ADCs have native integration with Kubernetes, Docker and more, and support east-west load balancing between microservices.
Yes Yes No No No Yes -
Autoscaling
Snapt Nova autoscales natively, powered by the included Nova Cloud Controller. Snapt Aria has a full (free) EC2 API to allow autoscaling.
Yes (native) Yes No No No No Yes
Resource Adjustable
With Snapt ADCs you can add more compute resource to improve the performance.
Yes Yes No No Yes Yes -
Capabilities Snapt Nova Snapt Aria F5 KEMP HAProxy Nginx ELB
Rules/ACLs
Full rules engine for routing and managing traffic.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Partial
Web Acceleration
Full web rewriting, acceleration, minification and optimization.
Yes Yes Yes Partial No Partial No
SSL Acceleration/Termination
SSL termination, acceleration and re-encryption.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WAF
Web Application Firewalling and DoS protection.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
GSLB
Global Server Load Balancer, included with Snapt.
Yes Yes Paid Paid No No No
Performance Snapt Nova Snapt Aria F5 KEMP HAProxy Nginx ELB
HTTP RPS
Full HTTP requests per second on mid-range VM.
100,000 / node 100,000 50,000 10,000 60,000 50,000 Billed
SSL TPS
2k SSL transactions per second on mid-range VM.
10,000 / node 10,000 900 200 6,000 5,000 Billed
Technologies Snapt Nova Snapt Aria F5 KEMP HAProxy Nginx ELB
Load Balancing Methods
Least connections, weighted, sourcehash, etc.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Basic Basic
Health Checks
Protocol aware, active checking.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No Partial Yes
Response Monitoring
HTTP/S response observation and interception.
Yes Yes No No No No No
Advanced Persistance
Cookie insertion, ticketing, source IP, etc.
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Detailed Metrics/Reporting
Layer 7 performance, latency, response metrics.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Full API
Native and complete product API.
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Machine Learning and AI-enabled security
Snapt Nova automatically profiles local land global traffic patterns to identify and defend against emerging threats and other anomalies.
Yes No No No No No No

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