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Securely monitor your infrastructure and traffic

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Hitch-free maintenance of your servers and applications

Flexible licensing to suit your needs

Hourly

A range of pay-as-you-go subscription options offering maximum flexibility and control of your costs

from $0.30/hr

BYOL

Do you miss simple old fashioned software licenses? Yes, a simple one time payment.

$2,995

Dedicated Loadbalancer.org solution versus Azure's default features

    Model

    Microsoft Azure

    Loadbalancer.org

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    STANDARD FEATURES

    Layer 4 load balancing
    Layer 7 load balancing
    High availability
    Persistence/Affinity
    Server health checks
    Fallback server
    Maintenance mode

    ADVANCED FEATURES

    High availability (seamless failover)
    SSL termination & re-encryption
    Content switching
    Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    HTTP cookie persistence
    Source IP persistence
    RDP cookie persistence
    Any TCP/UDP protocol
    Negotiate health check
    Custom health check
    Integration with Microsoft Connection Broker
    Multiport load balancing
    Highly customizable timeouts
    Load balance cloud based and non-cloud based servers
    Comprehensive real-time & historical reports
    Session distribution based on server load
    Support for multiple load balanced services running on multiple IP addresses

    Technical Specifications

    Product overview

    Eliminate stress with the totally unrestricted Enterprise Azure MAX. Licensed for unlimited clusters and back-end servers, this load balancer offers the ultimate combination of price, performance and scalability.

    Standard Features

    • Server Load Balancing (SLB) for any TCP or UDP based protocol
    • SSL Acceleration/Offload
    • Layer 7 Content Switching
    • No bandwidth, performance or feature limitations
    • High performance Direct Routing (N-Path), TUN, NAT and SNAT
    • Schedulers: Round Robin, Least Connection, Weighted Least Connection, Weighted Round Robin
    • Dynamic Schedulers: Windows and Linux feedback agents, Custom HTTP feedback option
    • Load balance almost ANY protocol i.e. HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Terminal Server, etc.
    • Support for Direct Server Return (DSR) configurations
    • Configurable S-NAT support
    • Link aggregation (802.3ad)
    • VLAN Tagging (802.1Q)
    • GSLB

    SSL

    • PCI-ready SSL Implementation
    • Unlimited support for SSL Certificates
    • Support for Third Party Certificates
    • Automated SSL Certificate Chaining
    • SSL Certificate Signing Request (CSR) Generation
    • PFX upload and conversion
    • Proxy protocol support

    Performance

    Unlimited Throughput (Instance Dependent)
    Unlimited SSL Acceleration/Offload (Instance Dependent)
    Unlimited HTTP page GETs/second (Instance Dependent)
    Unlimited Concurrent sessions (Instance Dependent)

    L4/L7 sticky persistence

    • Connection persistence based on
      • Source IP address
      • SSL Session ID
      • Passive Cookie
      • Active Cookie (Insert)
      • RDP Cookie/Session Broker
      • X-forwarded for header (better than Super HTTPS)
    • Port following (Persistence on multiple combined ports)
    • Multiple fallback options i.e. use source IP if no cookie found

    Security functionality

    • Fully integrated WAF (Web Application Firewall)
    • OWASP top 10 protection
    • Persistent White/Black List (Access Control List system)
    • Firewall filtering (full iptables scripting support)
    • Firewall lock down wizard
    • DDOS mitigation both at layer 4 and 7
    • Virtual patching
    • HTTP and SYN Flood protection
    • Block SQL Injection Attacks
    • Prevent Cross Site Scripting (XSS)
    • Stop Hackers Exploiting Software Vulnerabilities
    • FIPS 140-2 Compliant
    • PCI DSS Ready

    Health checking and high availability

    • Application health checking for DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, NNTP and many more
    • ICMP health checking of server farm machines
    • Complex manually scripted health checks
    • Automatic reconfiguration for defective real server machines
    • Automatically remove a failed server from the load balancing pool
    • Automatic replication of static and dynamic configuration from master to slave load balancer
    • Stateful Failover (persistence table replication)
    • One click secure clustered pair configuration

    Scheduling and balancing methods

    • Round Robin
    • Weighted Round Robin
    • Least Connection
    • Weighted Least Connection
    • Agent-based Adaptive (Windows and Linux Agents)
    • Layer 7 Content Switching
    • Destination Hash for transparent proxy

    Administration

    • Secure, SSH, HTTP and HTTPS for remote access administration
    • Fully configurable using Web User Interface (WUI)
    • Easy start configuration and maintenance wizards
    • WebUI-based Help Assistant
    • Virtual Service Configurations can be edited and tuned on-the-fly
    • Real time performance and availability displays
    • Optionally configure console port for local administration
    • Remotely scriptable Command Line Interface (LBCLI) Option
    • SOAP interface to the LBCLI API
    • Local and Remote syslogd support
    • Selective restore of physical and Virtual Service data
    • Support for Connection Draining or halting with or without persistence
    • Software and Security updates available on and off-line
    • WebUI Log Reporting with Tabbed Browser Support
    • SNMP support for performance metrics
    • Full root access to with a multitude of diagnostic tools tcpdump etc.

    Support services

    • All subscription options come with our Standard 24/7 support.
    • BYOL appliances come with a range of support options to suit you.

    Dedicated Loadbalancer.org solution versus default cloud features

      Model

      Microsoft Azure

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      GCP

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      Layer 4 load balancing
      Layer 7 load balancing
      High availability
      Persistence/Affinity
      Server health checks
      Fallback server
      Maintenance mode