AVANU is a leading developer of high valued products for the IT infrastructure and data center environments that are cost-effective, full-featured, and high performance. AVANU adds value by placing customers first with a focus on easy product user interface, robust product features, and excellence in customer support services. AVANU’s flagship product, the WebMux Network Traffic Manager, is an enterprise-class load balancing/ADC solution for managing, controlling, and securing local network Layers 4-7 traffic.

WebMux Network Traffic Manager

Enterprise-class Server Load Balancing/ADC Solution
Manages, Controls, and Secures Layers 4-7 Local Network Traffic

Quick to Deploy • Easy to Manage • High Performance • Affordable

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AVANU’s WebMux Network Traffic Manager, an enterprise-class server load balancing/ADC solution has an important role in the network infrastructure. Its functions are to manage, deliver securely, and reliably local data traffic for applications and services to and from the internal network of servers/server farms.

WebMux uses the 64-bit processor platform with intensive algorithms to provide the high capacity, reliability, and availability. In 2005, Microsoft chose WebMux as one of the first three hardware load balancer (HLB) to support its Unified Communications (UC) Office Live Communications Server (LCS) platform (today’s Skype for Business Server 2015) for its excellent features, performance, reliability, and affordability. It has evolved supporting many popular applications from other world-class companies including Cisco, IBM, and Oracle. The applications and services include Lync Server, Exchange Server, SharePoint, Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Serve, WebLogic, WebSphere, UC (unified messaging, IM presence, team collaboration, audio/web/video conferencing, mobility, and VoIP), databases, FTP, POP, terminal servers, and web servers to name a few.

The WebMux setup and configuration wizards are one of multiple options that lowers the complexity bar when setting up an enterprise-class load balancing/ADC solution for today’s sophisticated applications and services. The wizards remove the need for any scripting and make the deployment of WebMux quick and easy.  Popular applications and services includes Microsoft Skype for Business Server, Lync Server, Exchange 2010 and 2013 Server, SharePoint, LiteScape, Pexip Infinity, Oracle WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, terminal services, and HTTP/HTTPS servers.

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WebMux is available as a hardware appliance for a ‘plug and run’ solution or Virtual software appliance designed for cloud computing environments.

The interface optimizes the use of smartphone and tablet mobile technologies that increases the WebMux management convenience and ease in today’s highly mobile work environment.

Extensive Features (all WebMux models)

Four Load Balancing Operation Modes

One-Armed Direct Server Return/DSR (Formerly Out-of-Path/OOP)

Full-range load balancing scheduling methods

Least connections, least connections-persistent, round robin, round robin-persistent, weighted fastest response, weighted fastest response-persistent, weighted least connection, weighted least connections-persistent, weighted round robin, weighted round robin-persistent

Robust security: Flood Control® originally developed for a U.S. Department of Defense service organization provides added TCP/UDP protection against Denial of Service (DoS) & Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2 compliant, TCP/SYN protection, IPv4 to IPv6 translations (supports IPv6 client requests to IPv4 servers), HTTPS/SSH management, up to 8192-bit TLS/SSL encryption strength,  TACACS+ and LDAP authentication, and Payment Card Industry/PCI  compliant)

SSL Support: SSL acceleration, SSL certificate signing request (CSR), support for TCP protocols, and support for third party certificates

Network Topologies: Direct Server Return (DSR), Full-NAT, Half-NAT

IP Support: ASP, Basic Layer 2 Protocols (i.e., STP, MSTP, RSTP…), DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS (SSL), IMAP, LDAP, NNTP, POP3, Radius, RDP (Terminal Services), SMTP, SNMP, SSH, Streaming media, TCP/UDP based services, TFTP

Other operation modes: Active/passive redundant operation, application GUI and wizard setup, application health checking, web-based GUI, adaptive balancing, bonding/teaming ports (802.3ad/LACP), content encoding (HTTP compression), IP persistence, link interface bonding, reverse proxy, multiple gateway network failover, SSL termination/offloading, multiple VLAN trunking (IEEE 802.1Q)

Other: 4,999 servers (real or virtual) supported

High Return on Investment

avanu webmux chartFull extensive load balancing features on all models
Self-contained (no royalty or extra hidden costs)
Save on costly manpower hours to write scripts, configure, manage, and maintain
No additional maintenance contract required with purchase

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