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Why Layer 7 Load Balancing

Load balancers that forward traffic at Layer 4 are not aware of what type of traffic they are forwarding and therefore cannot do proper server health checks or content filtration. Whereas layer 7 load balancers work by analysing traffic.

So what does this mean for your business?


 

A layer 7 configuration knows exactly what protocol it is working with - HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, etc. - so it works more intelligently and efficiently, directing specific traffic to different servers for optimum user experience.

Our layer 7 load balancers are:


The diagram shows a typical layer 7 load balancing setup for high availability hosting. Call us free on 0800 458 4545 to discuss adding load balancing to your hosting or request a quote now.

Benefits of Layer 7 Load Balancing:



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