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WAN Load Balancer

A WAN load balancer is critical for organizations that demand extremely high reliability and top network performance. There are many benefits why an organization should implement a WAN load balancer, several include the ability to aggregate two or more broadband connections (which can be increased up to 6 broadband links), redundancy to ensure ultimate reliability, faster performance and an overall lower cost. A WAN load balancer is an excellent way to ensure that your network stays up and running, in many cases achieving 99.999% uptime so that your organization doesn’t have to worry about lost productivity. A WAN load balancer not only delivers these many benefits, but ensures that your network receives proper and balanced networking sessions keeping web hosted applications up and running efficiently. [Read More]

Link Load Balancing

Link load balancing is simply the method of providing a single internet connection from multiple providers. For organizations that require maximum performance, high bandwidth for a large number of file transfers and busy networks that must consistently maintain high reliability, this type of solution is quite effective. Link load balancing is usually quite straightforward to implement for almost any type of organization. Since link load balancing helps manage several backend servers redundancy, reliability and productivity usually is increased. [Read More]