Yaphank, New York – (The Hosting News) – August 15, 2008 – Managed hosting provider, BlackMesh’s VARMaster Partner Program, has welcomed application delivery controllers and server load balancers firm, KEMP Technologies.
Jason Ford, CTO of BlackMesh noted, ”When looking for a new load balancer supplier to replace our outdated load balancers, we conducted an extensive search for the highest rated vendors that fit our needs. After several reviews, we choose KEMP technologies for their ability to meet our technological demands in a cost-effective and easy-to-use solution.”
BlackMesh offers managed hosting services to businesses that want to avoid the burden of running and supporting their applications on the Internet 24/7. BlackMesh manages all aspects of the network, hardware and operating systems. Its customers’ applications typically need http or https load balancing with persistent connections to ensure transactions are efficiently completed. They also require flexible scalability as they grow, and high-availability to ensure their sites are always up and running.
KEMP load balancers enable BlackMesh to create cost-effective managed hosting solutions for its small and mid-sized customers. In addition, due to the scalability and affordable cost that KEMP’s products provide, BlackMesh is able to close larger customer engagements at lower price points than its competitors.
There were two key components that BlackMesh required in a load balancer solution an easy and intuitive administration interface, and an affordable cost. The KEMP product family currently includes four models. The LoadMaster 1500, LoadMaster 2500, LoadMaster 3500 and LoadMaster 5500.
Mr. Ford added, ”Kemp’s LoadMaster administration interface makes it an easy product to configure and maintain. With its simple-to-use web interface there is no need to learn a command-line or cryptic menu system. We also found the LoadMaster SSL acceleration to be a very nice built-in feature for our customers that grow beyond the power of their servers to handle SSL-based traffic loads.”
BlackMesh’s ability to use the LoadMaster’s web-based administration has made support requests easier to fulfill. The company no longer has to train its engineers on cryptic command-line options to get the traffic flowing where it needs to go. Also, using KEMP’s LoadMaster delivers the same performance, and provides the features and functionality as the higher priced load balancer vendors offer.
Kevin Mahon, CEO and Founder of KEMP Technologies remarke, ”BlackMesh is delivering high-quality managed hosting services to small and mid-sized businesses, which is a perfect fit for us. During the past year they have discovered new business opportunities, expanded their customer base, and have done a great job of selling our products.
KEMP Technologies provides affordable application delivery controllers and server load balancer appliances tailored to meet the needs of small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) that rely on the Internet for e-commerce and business-critical applications. KEMP helps SMBs 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. Managed service providers also rely upon KEMP products to enable fast time-to-market and cost-effective operations for new and existing managed services.
Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., BlackMesh is a provider of information technology solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. BlackMesh specializes in the design, deployment, and administration of robust, innovative managed hosting and managed services in both off-site and on-site locations. Combining powerful, high-performance technologies with world-class service and support, BlackMesh provides its customers with the tools they need to lower costs, accelerate growth, increase agility, and improve efficiency.
KEMP’s LoadMaster products include Layers 4-7 load balancing, content switching and server persistence, SSL offload/acceleration, WTS load balancing and persistence with Session Directory integration, and application front-end capabilities (caching, compression, intrusion prevention system), plus one full year of product support – delivering industry leading price/performance value.
For more information, please visit: www.kemptechnologies.com.