LoadMaster Load Balancer

Load balancers powering an always-on app experience [AX]

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LoadMaster Load Balancer Overview

What is LoadMaster Load Balancer?

The Kemp LoadMaster load balancer is a cloud-based load balancing solution which assists businesses of all sizes with server and application health monitoring. Its key features include performance optimization, caching, compressing, SSL offload, global traffic management and web firewall.

LoadMaster Load Balancer enables application delivery controllers to inspect content, redirect traffic, perform security inspections and implement access controls. The system’s switching functionality directs traffic based on the context of a client request. With the global site load balancer, customers can provide availability, scaling and resilience for applications distributed across multiple locations. Network managers can use LoadMaster for traffic distribution on VMware, Hyper-V and OpenStack powered clouds.

LoadMaster Load Balancer includes a security feature which provides daily updates on threat intelligence and manages authentication for secure application delivery. Its web application firewall provides security capabilities such as edge security, L7 IPS/IDS, DDos mitigation and vulnerability protection. Teams can use the centralized dashboard to monitor capacity and performance in real-time and automate routine tasks such as backups and updates.

LoadMaster Load Balancer Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$1 720,00/year

Pricing options

Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Kemp provides the most flexible pricing options, from subscription, perpetual, metered, pooled, and even a free option.


LoadMaster Load Balancer Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India, Germany
Supported Languages
English

Media

Activation server
Reporting dashboard
Centralized dashboard
LoadMaster Load Balancer video LoadMaster Load Balancer screenshot: Activation server LoadMaster Load Balancer screenshot: Reporting dashboard LoadMaster Load Balancer screenshot: Centralized dashboard

LoadMaster Load Balancer Reviews

LoadMaster Load Balancer Reviews

Overall rating
4,7
/
5
Excellent
49

Very good
20

Average
2

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
4,5
Features
4,4
Ease of Use
4,5
Customer Support
4,7
97% recommended this app
Nathan E.

Great load balancers for the cost. Watch out for potential sudden steep price changes, though.

Great load balancers for our Microsoft Exchange mail systems at an affordable cost.


Eljakim S.

Reasonably pricey, but customer support is excellent

Our high load solutions are very scalable; enabling HTTP/2 was literally checking a single checkbox.


Christine N.

Loadmaster - An economical investment

This is an affordable alternative to F5 and some of the more expensive load balancers on the market.


Peter A.

Great Product for all SLB needs

Great support from pre-sales to Post sales to pro services. Everyone I've interacted with knows their core competencies extremely well.


Ken W.

Best value and support that I have seen in a long time!

Took only a few hours to set up and now it just runs and we forget about it!


Nathan E.
Industry: Law Practice
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Great load balancers for the cost. Watch out for potential sudden steep price changes, though.

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/06/19
Review Source: Capterra

Great load balancers for our Microsoft Exchange mail systems at an affordable cost.

Pros

Very flexible and affordable load balancers. They work great, with very little hands-on maintenance required to keep them running smooth.

Cons

Kemp unexpectedly raised the prices on their maintenance plans, and they now cost double what they did a few years ago. This was quite a shock to us since we had not received any sort of warning that their maintenance prices were going to be increased, and they had no flexibility on this price change. We had already budgeted for the maintenance renewal based on a budgetary quote they gave us a few months before the price change, and as a result we had to go severely over budget in order to keep our equipment covered.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

Eljakim S.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Reasonably pricey, but customer support is excellent

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2019/11/15
Review Source: Capterra

Our high load solutions are very scalable; enabling HTTP/2 was literally checking a single checkbox.

Pros

The KEMP load balancers just work. For our purpose where we have about 25.000 concurrent users working on various web applications, it's a simple and easy solution that makes the entire application much more scalable.

Cons

The KEMP has a built in feature to do caching. I would like to be able to specify exactly which file types I want to specify; KEMP has it the other way around where you can specify certain things NOT to cache.

Also, the way to temporarily disable real servers is a bit weird; you can disable a real server, but the system will keep sending existing users to that server, yet it won't show in the statistics how much traffic is going to the server.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Christine N.
Industry: Banking
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Loadmaster - An economical investment

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2018/09/13
Review Source: Capterra

This is an affordable alternative to F5 and some of the more expensive load balancers on the market.

Pros

Kemp's pricing makes this product much more affordable than other options on the markete.

Cons

Lack of some advanced features other competitors have

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

Peter A.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Great Product for all SLB needs

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 2020/02/06
Review Source: Capterra

Great support from pre-sales to Post sales to pro services. Everyone I've interacted with knows their core competencies extremely well.

Pros

Easy to deploy in all situations. Varying license types to accommodate most users.

Cons

It's not terribly intuitive when you come from another competing Vendor.

Response from KEMP

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Peter! I'll be sure to pass on your kind words to our support team.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Ken W.
Industry: Maritime
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Best value and support that I have seen in a long time!

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2019/11/15
Review Source: Capterra

Took only a few hours to set up and now it just runs and we forget about it!

Pros

The virtual load balancer was inexpensive and very easy to install and create/use but the technical support is excellent! I emailed a setup question in for the free trial load balancer and received a answer within an hour! I was then asked to do a remote session so they could check what I had done so far and also offered the help finish the setup! I elected to finish on my own to learn the software and the support tech would email me asking for updates and if I needed any additional help all the way through the trial and licensing of the complete software!
This level of support has not been seen in years, please keep it up!

Cons

So far have not been able to find a single con.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

User recommendation
9,2/10
Based on 71 user ratings
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LoadMaster Load Balancer Pricing

LoadMaster Load Balancer Pricing

Starting from
US$1 720,00/year
Free Trial
One Time License
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Kemp provides the most flexible pricing options, from subscription, perpetual, metered, pooled, and even a free option.

Kemp provides the most flexible pricing options, from subscription, perpetual, metered, pooled, and even a free option.

Value for Money
4,5/5
Based on 71 user ratings
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LoadMaster Load Balancer Features

LoadMaster Load Balancer Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Alerts / Escalation
Auditing
Authentication
Compliance Management
Monitoring
Password Management
Policy Management
Real Time Monitoring
Reporting & Statistics
Risk Alerts
Secure Data Storage
Single Sign On
Third Party Integration
Two-Factor Authentication
User Management
Vulnerability Scanning
Features
4,4/5
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Additional information for LoadMaster Load Balancer

Additional information for LoadMaster Load Balancer

Key features of LoadMaster Load Balancer

  • Authentication

Benefits

1) more simplified deployment options
2) more flexible licensing options (perpetual, subscription, metered, pooled, free)
3) more throughput for the money compared to other load balancer/ADCs
4) application templates to get you up and running quickly.
4) world-class direct access to technical support.

LoadMaster Load Balancer FAQs

LoadMaster Load Balancer FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for LoadMaster Load Balancer.

Q. What type of pricing plans does LoadMaster Load Balancer offer?

LoadMaster Load Balancer offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$1 720,00/year

Pricing model: One Time License, Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Kemp provides the most flexible pricing options, from subscription, perpetual, metered, pooled, and even a free option.

Q. What are the main features of LoadMaster Load Balancer?

LoadMaster Load Balancer offers the following features:

  • Authentication

Q. Who are the typical users of LoadMaster Load Balancer?

LoadMaster Load Balancer has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does LoadMaster Load Balancer support?

LoadMaster Load Balancer supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does LoadMaster Load Balancer offer?

LoadMaster Load Balancer has the following pricing plans:

One Time License, Free, Subscription

Q. Does LoadMaster Load Balancer support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices LoadMaster Load Balancer supports

Q. What other apps does LoadMaster Load Balancer integrate with?

LoadMaster Load Balancer integrates with the following applications:

Microsoft Azure

Q. What level of support does LoadMaster Load Balancer offer?

LoadMaster Load Balancer offers the following support options:

Phone Support, Online Support, FAQs, Knowledge Base, Video Tutorials