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2018-06-13T08:03:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Kemp LoadMaster?

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If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Kemp LoadMaster, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 20MSP

The Kemp LoadMaster just works. It is extraordinarily difficult to suggest any changes that might improve its feature set. Go with Kemp, you won't regret it!

2021-01-13T17:20:00Z
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Top 10Reseller

This is a very competitive solution - they have a very solid product and it's cheaper than other solutions. There is no need to look at anything else because of the cost and you have an especially good product to do simple things.

2021-01-06T21:58:02Z
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Top 20Real User

Overall, the product has covered what we needed and even offered some additional features. It's really hard to say what can be improved when we do not have any complaints, to begin with. I just have to say that even Microsoft named Kemp their preferred load balancer for Microsoft Exchange in the past.

2020-12-17T05:37:00Z
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Top 20Real User

At this time, the only features that the organization needs are the synchronization of emails to mobile devices and Outlook, so overall, we are satisfied with this product. I would definitely recommend the product to my friends.

2020-12-17T04:55:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The load balancer that we're using right now is for having a tougher load balance between all the services. Very soon, we are looking forward to rolling out a serverless platform on Azure so that we remove the dependency on DevOps configurations and having this container management hub. We will move to a virtual load balancer. They have offered us a pretty competitive price. We are not using all the capabilities. We are only using a subset. We are in touch with their team, and they are very collaborative. I would definitely recommend this solution to others. If they're looking out for a load balancer for a cloud or on-premises deployment, Kemp LoadMaster definitely works. I would rate Kemp LoadMaster a nine out of ten. It is hard to find a thing to complain about.

2020-11-21T02:33:08Z
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Top 10Real User

My advice is to use Kemp's support to help with the initial setup. It is included in the initial cost and it makes sure that best practices are used. Keep up with the support because it's worth it. I am currently happy with everything.

2020-11-09T16:16:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The LoadMaster is very easy to set up, configure, and manage. We have been using it for almost 10 years and are still very happy with this solution.

2020-11-05T19:12:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It's a great product to use if you need to balance multiple sites and applications. It is easy to set up, the support engineers are top-notch, and it is cost-efficient as well.

2020-11-02T03:12:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I recommend Kemp to all, product works great and makes jobs easier.

2020-10-30T20:03:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The Kemp load balancer is well suited for an on-premise Exchange system, either at one location or at two. It is also suitable to use for balancing web site traffic between systems.. Kemp works well when used with two or more units in a multi-site environment I have not found a solution that the Kemp will not handle well.

2020-10-30T17:53:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Go with Kemp, you will thank me later.

2020-10-30T13:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I would advise that you use the virtual appliances if you can. We did have a hardware failure twice on our original physical appliances and it is a bit of a vulnerability to go down to one LoadMaster while the other one is in the shop. I can't think of any services I would like to add, as I haven't come across a situation where I wanted it to do something that it couldn't do. It's been a great reliable product for us, and I would recommend it to anyone!

2020-10-27T17:35:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I don't know what feature could be made better, as it is working really well.

2020-10-27T15:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I need to work on the Kemp cloud-based product, as I don't have experience with it.

2020-10-27T09:18:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Its a Kemp it works great.

2020-10-26T21:04:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Basically, Kemp covers every critical thing that must be needed to complete the task at hand.

2020-10-26T12:46:00Z
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Top 20Real User

It is a great product and service support is awesome.

2020-10-24T00:48:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The VLM appliances boot insanely quickly, which is really impressive. During power cycles, we only drop between two and three pings to the devices.

2020-10-23T19:38:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I love this product ad definitely recommend it to others. I know that it can do much more than I use it for. So far, I have not looked into other features but I am planning on expanding the usage in near future. I am getting some updates from them about added features to the product. I will be working on a few more projects and planning on using it for these.

2020-10-23T18:38:00Z
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Top 20Real User

Its a nice and easy NLB to set up and operate on a day to day basis. I highly recommend it.

2020-06-29T19:07:00Z
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Real User

Check for the complete needs of your entire network system. In order to configure things, you will have to first draw out your connections before you implement it. This solution is good and it's reliable but there are things to improve. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-02-12T08:38:14Z
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Top 10Real User

This product does what is advertised. In terms of the value you get for the amount of money you pay, this is the number one solution. For anybody who is implementing this solution, there is nothing to worry about. This product is mature, the documentation is there, and the support is very good. My recommendation is to get the virtual appliance instead of the hardware because it is easy, and that's what we have experience with. You get the same features and it is easy to scale and add more resources. I would also suggest taking a backup of the configuration just in case they misconfigure something later. It is a complex configuration and if something goes wrong when somebody is changing it, it will break the traffic. You should be very careful when making changes to the configuration. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2019-10-27T06:20:00Z
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I would rate this solution a nine out of ten. To make it a perfect ten out of ten it would need better connection logging. If there is an active connection, then there is better logging. It should also have better management monitoring tools. They have great technical documentation on their website. That would be my recommendation if someone needs to implement Kemp Technology products.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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Real User

I rate it at eight out of 10. There are many features that are missing or poorly implemented and things that you simply cannot do. The product is very much “as is”, and people need to be aware of that. If you don’t want these limitations, there are other products on the market, but they are typically a bit more expensive. Kemp products are very good load-balancers but are lacking in features compared to its competitors.

2018-06-13T08:03:00Z
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