Kemp Loadmaster: The Best Load Balancer You've Never Heard Of

I was contacted recently and asked to check out the latest virtual load balancer by Kemp Technologies and I have to say for the size of the package it sure packs some punch! The load balancer has all the features and functionality of the large scale "enterprise class" load balancers you've heard of but comes in an extremely small (30 MB) package.  It only requires 1GB of RAM so it is extremely efficient on system resources as well.  The architecture is what you would normally see in this type of solution, but for any noobs out there here…

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FCoE: Do Most People Need It?

I've been at SNW all week trying to find out why an end user would want to implement FCoE.  Every time I write about it I get a number of vendor responses saying that I'm wrong and that it's coming and that FCoE will rule the world.  Everyone will adopt it and I might as well fall in line or I'll be left behind.To sum up what I've learned over this week of talking end users is that the big shops will look at it, but the other 90% of them like things the way they are and there…

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