AVANU’s WebMux Network Traffic Manager is a network server load balancing solution available as an appliance or software for virtualized data centers and cloud computing environments. WebMux was one of the first three hardware load balancers (HLB) chosen by Microsoft® in 2005 to support its unified communications (UC) Live Communications Server platform (today’s Lync® Server and Skype® for Business Server). WebMux has evolved providing load balancing functions to many popular applications from other world-class companies including Cisco®, IBM®, and Oracle®. Other popular applications and services include Exchange® Server, SharePoint® Server, Xbox® Live Games Server, Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server, WebLogic®, WebSphere®, Unified Communications services (unified messaging, IM presence, team collaboration, audio/web/video conferencing, mobility, and VoIP), databases, FTP, POP, terminal servers, and web servers to name a few.
The WebMux configuration and setup wizards for many of these popular applications and service remove the need for any scripting and make the deployment of WebMux quick and easy. WebMux load balancing features have over a decade of development using intensive algorithms that provide the high-capacity, reliability, and availability to manage, control, and secure IPv4 and IPv6 TCP and UDP protocols, applications, and services. The different WebMux appliance models offer performance scalability supporting 1 to 10GbE copper or 10GbE Fiber SFP+ (SR or LR) interface, all models support dual hot-swap power supplies, you can monitor traffic history, the Flood Control® feature was developed specifically for a Department of Defense service organization to provide protection on their servers against Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks at the IP/UDP level, a few of models have an IPMI port for remote IPMI services (dedicated out-of-band and in-band management including remote power on/off for soft/hard resets, monitor temperature, and access remote console), and come with a 2-year product warranty (parts and labor) with 1-year product technical support and firmware updates.
The Virtual WebMux software edition offers performance scalability supporting gigabit to 10-gigabits/s Internet link throughputs and come with a full-year product technical support
AVANU based in San Jose, California is a privately held network infrastructure product developer with manufacturing and production in the United States. AVANU focuses on developing high valued products for the IT infrastructures and data centers environments that are cost-effective, full-featured, and high performance. AVANU adds value by being customer-centric by placing customers at the center of their product design, from the standpoint of the user’s interface, features, and customer support. AVANU’s flagship product, the WebMux Network Traffic Manager, is a full-featured load balancing appliance and virtual software solution for managing, controlling, and securing local network Layers 4-7 traffic. Founded in 1997, AVANU is a certified participant in the U.S. SBA’s 8(a)/SDB development program and WOSB Certified.