We often get asked about recommended load balancers for Microsoft Exchange 2010, so here it is from the horse’s mouth. Worth noting that whilst Microsoft tend to use the phrase ‘hardware load balancer’, this can actually be either a hardware or virtual appliance. Indeed, at edgeNEXUS we probably see the majority of clients using a virtual appliance for load balancing something like Exchange 2010 rather than a dedicated hardware appliance.
Hardware load balancers for Exchange Server 2010
Listed below are hardware load balancers that have been tested by the vendor and reviewed by Microsoft to meet Exchange Server 2010 requirements. It is recommended that you visit the vendor’s web site for the latest information regarding product specifications, capacity, country support and documentation including release notes and known issues. Please contact the vendor for more information on these products.