Sangfor Technologies

Sangfor Technologies provides cyber security, enterprise cloud, endpoint protection, enterprise security to protect & optimize your network & IT


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

Strengths & Weaknesses: Sangfor & ZEVENET

See how ZEVENET and Sangfor compare across some of the most critical ADC capabilities.

Sangfor’s Strengths

Has products tailored to meet specific needs in the Chinese Market such as language localizations.
Can meet common ADC requirements in terms of functionality and performance at an attractive price point.
Offers an integrated solution with the most relevant ADC features.
Has shown consistent investment in its ADC products, improving security and GSLB features while expanding the capacity of its hardware portfolio.

ZEVENET’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.

Sangfor’s Weaknesses

The roadmap lags behind most competitors in terms of addressing experimental or not fully defined initiatives.
Has a small footprint and limited channel reach outside of China and SouthEast Asia.
Does not offer low friction light weight versions of its ADC software and has not yet integrated its software into the marketplace of popular cloud providers.

ZEVENET’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.

*Summarised from the latest Gartner ADC report.


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How to migrate ADC configurations from Sangfor to ZEVENET

Reading this article shows you’re considering other ADC options besides Sangfor and possibly determining if ZEVENET would provide the necessities for your business. Sangfor Announced the end of life(sale) for some of their security and networking products. ZEVENET is what you need to carry your business needs to the next adventure.

This article will demonstrate a few configurations based on Sangfor IAM and NGAF. These will help adapt to ZEVENET fast.
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