Elfiq Networks Link Balancers are Layer-2 devices are typically deployed outside of the firewall for a seamless and transparent integration (bump-in-the-wire). The company’s link balancing solutions include the innovative LBX and VLBX families. All Elfiq Link Balancers are designed to proactively manage bandwidth from multiple ISP or private links, in an active-active configuration.
Such devices unlock features such as:
- Active-Active Deployment: should an ISP link become unavailable, one or more links will handle the traffic until the troubled link returns to normal.
- Outbound traffic balancing: the link balancer will be able to distribute traffic leaving the organization across available links based on organizational preferences
- Inbound traffic balancing: through DNS (Domain Name Service) interception, a link balancer will be able to distribute incoming traffic across all selected links. Common examples include roaming VPN clients, webmail access, transactional applications and email retrieval by remote users.