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KEMP Technologies

KEMP Technologies

KEMP Technologies

June 21, 2013 09:00 ET

KEMP Releases the Cisco IVT Certified Load Balancing and ADC Operating System for Unified Computing System (UCS)

The KEMP LoadMaster Operating System Enhances Enterprise Application Performance and Availability by Delivering Application-Aware, L7 Traffic Management and Optimization Within the Cisco UCS High-Performance Fabric

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2013) - Please visit KEMP at booth # 1438 at Cisco Live -- KEMP Technologies today announces the availability of the LoadMaster Operating System Software for Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). KEMP's LMOS for UCS is Cisco IVT Certified (Interoperability Validation Testing) and is the only ADC and Load Balancer Operating system to run natively within the UCS fabric -- without requiring a server virtualization hypervisor. KEMP will be demonstrating the new LoadMaster for UCS at Cisco Live booth #1439 starting Monday, June 24.

More than 20,000 enterprises worldwide rely on the Cisco UCS platform to deliver a converged data center infrastructure for: computation, network, storage access and virtualization resources for a wide range of applications. Cisco customers can now install KEMP's high-performance load balancer operating system on any Cisco UCS server to increase application performance and reduce network traffic congestion through its tight integration with the UCS fabric. 

Key Highlights

  • KEMP's LMOS-for-UCS is easily installed on a B-series or C-series UCS server as a "host" ADC operating system, leveraging UCS's high performance compute, I/O and fabric infrastructure.
  • Operating natively within the UCS fabric, The LoadMaster decreases application latency, improving performance and allowing for high-speed communications between server workloads.
  • KEMP LoadMaster for UCS has been approved by Cisco for its SIP (Solution Incentive Program) -- providing additional incentives for Cisco's channel partners. 
  • LoadMaster for UCS offers layer 4 and 7 server load balancing, SSL offload and acceleration, data caching and compression, layer-7 Intrusion Prevention System and security features including pre-auth, single sign-on and persistent logging.

Quote, Peter Melerud, EVP of Product Management at KEMP Technologies

"KEMP's LoadMaster for UCS is a game changer in the ADC market. By delivering a full featured ADC running natively inside the UCS fabric, it gives Cisco customers the unique ability to leverage their existing hardware investments while delivering increased application performance. Cisco customers can now leverage existing technology investments and eliminate the need for external third party ADC and Load Balancers."

For more information on KEMP's LoadMaster interoperability with Cisco UCS B-Series Blades go to

About KEMP Technologies
Since 2000, KEMP Technologies has been a leader in the application delivery controller and load balancer market, used by thousands of enterprises that consider IT, e-commerce, web and business applications as mission-critical to their long-term success. KEMP helps enterprises 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), plus one full year of product support -- delivering industry leading price/performance.

KEMP is headquartered in New York City.
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