KEMP Enables OpenStack Community with Load Balancing as a Service

KEMP ENABLES OPENSTACK COMMUNITY WITH LOAD BALANCING AS A SERVICE

NEW YORK, NY, October 15, 2015– KEMP Technologies’ today formally announced its OpenStack LBaaS plugin, originally made available earlier this year, giving customers the power to manage and orchestrate advanced application delivery services in their private cloud environments.

OpenStack adoption is growing rapidly, expanding from the Service Provider space to an increasing number of mainstream verticals. Enabling quicker private cloud innovation, reducing data center licensing costs, and escaping vendor lock-in are key business drivers fueling the adoption. KEMP’s integrated OpenStack plugin makes elements that secure and accelerate application services available across the Neutron Software Defined Network within OpenStack. The ability to deploy and orchestrate these across virtual machines or bare metal gives customers flexibility and control to cater to the needs of individual applications. KEMP’s LoadMaster LBaaS plugin enhances OpenStack private cloud deployments by enabling application-centric services that improve quality of experience and security for published workloads.

 “KEMP is committed to empowering developers in companies who are building agile environments to accelerate their business operations,” said Peter Melerud, Chief Marketing Officer for KEMP. “With our focus on innovating for the Software Defined Data Center, OpenStack users can benefit from our investments in the latest network technologies.”

KEMP LoadMaster is an advanced Layer 2-7 load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC) solution. Flexible deployment options are available on a wide array of hypervisor and cloud platforms, as well as dedicated KEMP appliances and third party best-in-class 'bare metal' servers. LoadMaster provides enterprise application integration and acceleration services that intelligently direct user traffic in order to help applications perform better in on premise, virtualized and hybrid cloud data center architectures.

Download KEMP's OpenStack LBaaS Plugin at https://github.com/openstack/neutron-lbaas/tree/master/neutron_lbaas/drivers/kemptechnologies

About KEMP Technologies

With over 26,000 worldwide deployments and offices in America, Europe, Asia and South America, KEMP Technologies is the industry leader in advanced Layer 2 – 7 Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) and application-centric load balancing. Recognized by Gartner as the only Visionary in the ADC Magic Quadrant, KEMP is changing the way modern enterprises and service providers are building cloud-enabled application delivery infrastructure. Over the past decade, KEMP has been a consistent leader in innovation with a number of industry firsts, including high performance ADC appliance virtualization, application-centric SDN and NFV integration, innovative pricing and licensing models and true platform ubiquity that can scale to support enterprises of every size and workload requirement.