Load Balancing for Microsoft Applications

KEMP Technologies LoadMaster Load Balancers fully support Microsoft's key unified communications and Enterprise productivity solutions. An easy-to-use interface coupled with intuitive deployment guides help to speed the deployment of numerous Microsoft applications in enterprise and managed service provider environments. As a Microsoft-approved solution LoadMaster is optimized to provide high availability and application traffic acceleration for platforms including Exchange, Skype, SharePoint, ADFS, IIS, Dynamics and Remote Desktop Services.

LoadMaster incorporates many intelligent Layer 4-7 front end application delivery services to make applications perform better. These include:

  • SSL offload/acceleration
  • content switching
  • pre-authentication & single sign-on
  • data caching & compression
  • intrusion prevention
  • HTTP/2
  • DDoS mitigation
  • WAF

All of these features work together to improve application response time, scalability and capacity to meet the needs defined for Microsoft workloads.

As one of the first load balancer vendors to provide a virtual ADC for Hyper-V, LoadMaster is a mature and vetted solution to leverage for high availability when Microsoft’s virtualization technology is used as the underlying platform for any environment. Additionally, KEMP’s LoadMaster for Windows Azure provides true load balancing in the cloud to offer Layer 7 front end services for critical applications as they migrate into the Windows Azure environment.

KEMP is committed to its partnership with Microsoft and continues to lead the way forward in providing comprehensive high availability solutions for key Microsoft workloads.