KEMP Launches Hyper-V Load Balancing Virtual Appliance for Microsoft Exchange 2010 Selected as a product finalist for Best of TechEd, the VLM-Exchange for Microsoft Hyper-V offers instant high availability and performance optimization for Microsoft Exchange 2010

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YAPHANK, N.Y., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KEMP Technologies today announced the availability of its new Virtual LoadMaster Exchange (VLM-Exchange) for Microsoft Hyper-V™. This product offering from KEMP was selected as a Microsoft Best of TechEd 2011 finalist by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePointPro, in the virtualization category. The new virtual appliance application delivery controller (ADC) is specifically designed for Microsoft Exchange 2010 running on Hyper-V machines, allowing businesses to easily establish high-availability and redundancy for Client Access Servers (CAS) and other critical Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server roles. The VLM-Exchange for MS Hyper-V ensures that a company's investment in Microsoft Hyper-V based server virtualization is further leveraged by turning its virtual machines into fully-featured, production-capable ADCs.

The VLM-Exchange for MS Hyper-V is the software-based solution of the recently launched LoadMaster-Exchange for Microsoft Exchange 2010. As with the hardware version, it includes features such as SSL offload, caching, compression, content switching and Exchange Server affinity (persistence). Moreover, advanced Exchange application health checking and the ability to be deployed in a redundant, active/hot-standby configuration ensure high availability of Microsoft Exchange 2010.

"For businesses running MS Exchange in a virtual environment, we recognize that they aren't necessarily familiar with load balancing technology and how to optimally deploy and configure its various features and options so we designed the VLM-Exchange to be simple and quickly deployed through pre-configured Virtual Services that are already optimized to support the most common Exchange 2010 Services," said Peter Melerud, vice president of product management at KEMP.

The VLM-Exchange for MS Hyper-V is preconfigured out-of-the-box for four virtual services supporting RPC Client Access, Hub/Edge/SMTP, and HTTPS-based services such as Outlook Web Access, Outlook Anywhere and ActiveSync. The product has an intuitive, easy-to-use web-user interface for straightforward management and administration so it is easy to customize certain capabilities and traffic management policies for specific Exchange 2010 services.

The VLM-Exchange is currently available for shipping and has an MSRP of $2,990.00.

About KEMP Technologies

KEMP Technologies is a leader in affordable server load balancer appliances and application delivery controllers tailored to meet the needs of businesses that rely on the Internet for e-commerce and business-critical applications. KEMP helps companies rapidly grow their business with 24/7 high-availability, better web infrastructure performance, scalability and secure operations – while streamlining IT costs.

Thousands of KEMP LoadMaster products are in use today to improve customer satisfaction by accelerating user access to business-critical web applications. Service providers also rely upon KEMP products to enable fast time-to-market and cost-effective operations for new and existing managed services.

KEMP's highly affordable 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 value.

The company is headquartered in Yaphank, New York. For more information, visit www.KEMPtechnologies.com, or call at +1 631-345-5292.

Application delivery solutions are known as application delivery controllers (ADC), server load balancers (SLB), application front-end devices (AFE), web switches, content switches and application switches.

Press Contact:
Fran Bosecker
Vantage Communications for KEMP Technologies
(845) 536-1416
fbosecker@pr-vantage.com

Peter Melerud
KEMP Technologies
pmelerud@kemptechnologies.com

SOURCE KEMP Technologies



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