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Applications Delivered Securely for Federal Government, Defense and Public Sector


Progress is the experienced, trusted provider of products designed with you, our customers, in mind. With Progress, you can build what you need, deploy where and how you want, empower your customers, then manage it all safely and securely. Progress solutions built for Government enable you to easily, affordably and securely ensure the best Application Experience for your customers.

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Kemp Rated 4.9/5

Top 5 Tips for Load Balancing Today's Federal Networks

Federal networks utilize the same technologies as enterprise networks; however, government organizations have different processes and requirements to architect, deploy, and manage them. There are critical differences that Federal IT experts need to understand in order to optimize load balancing solutions for their networks.

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LoadMaster Functions and Features

Kemp ADCs are available and supported on all common computing and cloud environments, including Azure Stack, HyperV, VMware ESXi, KVM, XEN, Azure, Azure Government, AWS, AWS GovCloud. All LoadMaster solutions use the same converged code base. Features are enabled thru licensing, not by loading additional code. All Kemp LoadMaster models include:

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  • IPSec VPN to Azure, IPv6 support, IPv4 support
  • DDOS prevention
  • Integration of Kerberos Constrained Delegation (KCD) for federal smartcard processing (CAC/PIV)
  • FIPS 140-2 Certified Encryption Module
  • Edge Security Pack (ESP), including Reverse Proxy, SSO etc.
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Global Site Load Balancing (GSLB) (includes DNSSEC)
  • Application Load Balancing (Layer 4 and 7)

LoadMaster Federal Compliance Certifications

  • US DODIN Unified Capabilities Approved Product List
  • FIPS Publication 140-2
  • NIST USGv6 Revision 1
  • Kerberos Smartcard CAC and PIV
  • Trade Agreement Act (TAA)
  • Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
  • Intelligence Community Directive Number 503
  • Kemp LoadMaster for Government Cloud
  • VPAT/Section 508

Enhancing Application Security

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  • Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2)
  • Domain Name Server Security (DNSSEC)
  • Common Access Card/Personal Identification Card (CAC/PIV)
  • Certificate Based Authentication (x509v3)
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS)
  • Reverse Proxy
  • Authentication Broker
  • Single Sign-on Service (SSO)

Platform Ubiquity

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  • Open KVM
  • Open ZEN
  • Oracle VirtualBox
  • Docker Containers
  • Hardware appliances
  • Installable Media (disk ISO image)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft Azure for Government
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • AWS GovCloud
  • VMware vCloud Air
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • VMware ESXi

How to Buy Kemp

Progress Kemp products and services are available through a wide range of federal authorized resellers with access to all primary federal contract vehicles including:

  • CIO-SP3
  • GSA
  • ITES 2
  • SeaPort-e
  • NG

Customer Case Studies

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