April 2nd, 2013 [Kemp] Load Balancer ADC With FIPS 140-2 Level-2 Certified Hardware Security Module Provides Industry Leading Performance, Security and Value for Federal Government Agencies

NEW YORK, NY, Apr 02, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Kemp Technologies, a leading provider of affordable high performance server load balancers and application delivery controllers, today announced the availability of the LoadMaster 5305 FIPS. The new load balancer is equipped with a Level-2 Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) certified hardware security module (HSM) to assure secure handling of SSL certificates. Like all members of the LoadMaster family, the LM 5305 FIPS offers high-performance and provides optimal throughput at less than 50% of the cost of other top load balancing and application delivery controller vendors while delivering on the same security requirements.

Key Facts 

  • The HSM's FIPS 140-2 Level-2 certification ensures the secure handling of SSL certificates to provide the highest level  of security.       Passwords are immediately destroyed as soon as a third party attempts to gain access.
  • The new load balancer features complete load balancing functionality and maintenance and support services.
  • The LoadMaster family of products optimizes web infrastructure by delivering high availability, high performance, flexible scaling, ease of management and secure operation.                 

Supporting Quote

Iain Kenney, director of product management, Kemp Technologies:

"Federal government agencies and U.S. military organizations can now take advantage of the best-of-breed security associated with FIPS integrated into a Kemp Technologies LoadMaster product. The LM 5305 FIPS reflects Kemp's commitment to meeting security requirements combined with industry-leading performance at an affordable price point."

About Kemp Technologies Kemp Technologies is the #1 price/performance load balancer and application delivery controller, used by thousands of businesses who consider IT, e-commerce, web and business applications as mission-critical to their long-term success. Kemp helps companies rapidly grow their business by providing 24/7 infrastructure availability, better web performance and secure operations -- while streamlining IT costs.

Kemp's LoadMaster products include Layers 4-7 load balancing, content switching, server persistence, SSL offload/acceleration, and application front-end capabilities (caching, compression, intrusion prevention system) delivering industry leading price/performance.

The company is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.Kemptechnologies.com, or call at +1 631-345-5292.

Application delivery solutions are known as application delivery controllers (ADC), server load balancers (SLB), application front-end devices (AFE), web switches, content switches and application switches.