Distributed Load Balancing

APCON’s IntellaView switch software supports Distributed Load Balance Groups: an upgrade of standard Load Balance Groups (LBGs) allowing expansion when the blade on which the LBG resides does not have available ports. Open ports on another blade in the Distributed LBG can be used.

Distributed Load Balancing enables LBGs to span multiple blades in a switch to optimize availability for both blade-to-blade links and shared trunks.

SPREAD THE DATA AS NEEDED

Better data management — more reliable network

The Distributed LBG service (DistLBG) allows an LBG to span multiple blades in a switch. If a port link in a DistLBG goes down, traffic is redistributed to the other ports linked in the LBG so there is minimal disruption of traffic.

Similarly, if a blade that contains ports in a DistLBG goes down, traffic is redistributed to ports on other blades in the LBG.

In scenarios where more than 100G is required, the DistLBG service enables the HyperEngine blade to obtain rates up to 400G using both the DistLBG service and 1-4 service engines on the HyperEngine blade.

Features

  • Allows multiple blades to share LBG responsibilities

  • Trunks can be included in DistLBGs

  • Trunks/ports can share data loads as needed

Benefits

  • Redundant ports/trunks minimize downtime

  • DistLBGs prevent tool oversubscription

  • Performance-monitoring tools function at maximum efficiency

See it working

Distributed Load Balancing is programmable using IntellaView's single-switch GUI as well as Enterprise, our multi-switch (up to 200) management software. See what Distributed Load Balancing can do to balance the workload of your data center.

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Protect vital cybersecurity tools from oversubscription

Distribute collected data streams at optimum speeds while creating network redundancies that minimize the threat of breaches and costly downtime.

Distributed Load Balancing is available with the APCON 36-port blade (ACI-4030-E36-2), 28-port blade (ACI-4130-E28-2), and the 16-port blade (ACI-4130-E16-2), all with the Advanced Feature Module. These blades can feed data to the HyperEngine (ACI-4033-E00-1) to apply processing speeds up to 400G.

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APCON's new software product, IntellaView Enterprise, is a next-gen solution in multi-switch management. Creating and editing switch connections across multiple devices is easy and efficient with an intuitive, user-friendly design and customizable features. New streamlined navigation and workflows enable quick access to apply sweeping changes — and all from your browser or the IntellaView Mobile app.

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