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DirectAccess and the Free Kemp LoadMaster Load Balancer

DirectAccess and the Free Kemp LoadMaster Load Balancer

Introduction Eliminating single points of failure for DirectAccess deployments is crucial to ensuring the highest levels of availability and for providing the best experience for remote users. In support of this, DirectAccess servers can be configured in load-balanced clusters to provide redundancy for maximum uptime, and for scalability when additional capacity is required. Load... Read More

Free Reverse Proxy for Microsoft Exchange

Free Reverse Proxy for Microsoft Exchange

Introduction Kemp LoadMaster provides industry leading performance as a Load Balancer and as an Application Delivery Controller. In addition LoadMaster provides functions such as SSL Offloading, web application firewall functionality, and Reverse Proxy for applications such as Microsoft Exchange. Protecting application servers from malicious threats on the Internet is vital. Deploying reverse proxy servers... Read More

Creating an Exchange Lab POC Hybrid Cloud

Creating an Exchange Lab POC Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Exchange is the cornerstone of many organizations messaging systems. In addition to providing email capabilities, it also provides them with a calendar, contact lists, task management, and via integration it is the foundation for many business critical systems. Exchange Server has changed since it was first released and can now be deployed in... Read More

Replacing TMG with Free LoadMaster

Replacing TMG with Free LoadMaster

Many IT departments deployed Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) as a reverse proxy for business applications like Exchange and SharePoint, and to help provide security for the application servers. TMG was a pretty unique product that is no longer developed and maintained by Microsoft. So what can you do to replace TMG with... Read More

Load Balancers vs IIS ARR or a Web Application Proxy (WA) for HA

Understanding the differences between a load balancer and software features like Microsoft IIS’s ARR and a Web Application Proxy (WAP) can be confusing. We’ve created a handy comparison chart showing the full feature set of a Load Balancer appliance / ADC (Application Delivery Controller) versus Application Request Routing, especially for application availability, scalability and... Read More