edgeNEXUS Announce Availability of Advanced Load Balancer on Microsoft Azure

edgeNEXUS extends platform deployment options for its application delivery control solution with Microsoft Cloud

Marlow, UK – 26 June 2015 – edgeNEXUS, the UK provider of load balancing and application delivery control technology, today announced that its advanced load balancer solution is fully qualified within the Microsoft Azure Certified program.

The edgeNEXUS Accelerating Load Balancer (ALB-X) is now available through the Azure Marketplace, enabling Microsoft customers to deploy feature-rich application delivery control technology which improves the performance, scalability and reliability of applications, in the cloud.

Offering layer4-7 load balancing, advanced traffic management capabilities and optimisation features including SSL Offload, Content Caching and Compression, the edgeNEXUS ALB-X sits natively within Azure, using the scalability, flexibility and economic benefits of cloud architecture.

With unprecedented ease of use, the edgeNEXUS ALB-X can be installed on Azure in a matter of minutes, with users only requiring a basic level of technical expertise to configure the product to meet their application delivery needs.

“We are extremely excited to be part of Azure. As a Microsoft Gold Partner, our product development has always been informed and enriched by Microsoft technology, so selecting Azure as the foundation of our cloud offering was a natural choice.
We’ve experienced demand from both channel partners and clients looking into IaaS and believe that this certification creates a significant value proposition for businesses adopting a cloud delivery model for load balancing and traffic management technology.” Jim DeHaven, CEO, edgeNEXUS.

“With a keen focus on usability, edgeNEXUS combines enterprise-class load balancing with a refreshingly simple and intuitive user experience. Whilst incredibly powerful, Azure is easy-to-use with a straight-forward deployment and pricing structure, making it an ideal delivery channel for edgeNEXUS.” Jim DeHaven, CEO, edgeNEXUS.

“Business applications are the life-blood of any organization, and our mutual customers rely on solutions such as edgeNEXUS application delivery controllers to mitigate the risk of costly downtime and optimise application performance to improve user experience.  We are pleased to see edgeNEXUS technology integrate into the Azure Marketplace helping enable Microsoft customers to deliver resilient, scalable and fast applications anywhere, to any device.” Nicole Herskowitz, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft Azure.

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