VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer 20.1 includes cloud-scale network enhancements, new architecture for Kubernetes services, and automated PULSE services.

VMware has introduced platform enhancements to VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer , as a software alternative to legacy hardware load balancers.

The version VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer 20.1 allows you to scale applications elastically on any cloud and data center infrastructure with centralized control, real-time analytics, and automation of end to end.

This has been announced by VMware, whose general manager of the Network and Security Business Unit, Tom Gillis, points out that «the speed of the digital business and the needs of modern applications have exceeded the capabilities of legacy load balancers device based. They are inflexible, complex to implement and manage, and also expensive, ”he says. «NSX Advanced Load Balancer is changing all of this for customers.»

“As the current global pandemic accelerates digital initiatives across all industry segments, NSX Advanced Load Balancer offers a modern application delivery architecture to automate and scale applications , it helps enable its resilience and availability in data centers and clouds, «he insists.

VMware load balancing solution upgrade brings cloud scale network changes to simplify global load balancing updates , full integration with Google Cloud Platform and VMware NSX-T integration .

It also introduces a new architecture for Kubernetes services , optimized for container deployments from different clusters and sites.

Another advance of the NSX Advanced Load Balancer 20.1 is the automated PULSE services to proactively manage client cases and security services, including sources of WAF threats.