LoadMaster™ VLM

LoadMaster™ VLM

Hardware-Level Performance in a Virtual Package- The Virtual LoadMaster™ (VLM) delivers the award-winning LoadMaster™ advanced server load balancing and application delivery functionality on VMware, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen and Oracle Virtual Box. Virtual LoadMaster™ installs and runs as a hardened virtual appliance on a dedicated VM. It features the same capabilities of hardwarebased LoadMasters™ including L4 load balancing, L7 content switching, SSL Offloading, Application Health Checking, L7 Persistence, Content Caching, Data Compression and Intrusion Prevention. Controlled by an intuitive Web User Interface, the VLM provides an easyto-use platform for delivering application delivery in virtualized environments.



  • High performance L4/L7 server load balancing - Ensures each user gets the best application experience possible
  • Web application firewall pack (AFP)- Protection against application level attacks and simplifies PCI-DSS compliance
  • Server and application health checking - Guarantees user requests will be only be directed to available severs and available applications
  • IP and L7 persistence -Ensures that users maintain continuous connections with the specific server where their transactional data is available even if the IP address changes during session
  • Layer 7 content switching -Optimize server traffic according to content type
  • TLS (SSL) offload -Optimizes server performance and user experience for encrypted application content
  • Compression and caching of content - Reduces internal network latency and optimizes bandwidth for best possible client experience
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) -Thwarts application threats in both non-encrypted and encrypted traffic streams


Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Load Balancer (LB)