NSX Advanced Load Balancer is a software load balancer that provides scalable application delivery across any infrastructure. NSX Advanced Load Balancer provides 100% software load balancing to ensure a fast, scalable and secure application experience. It delivers elasticity and intelligence across any environments. It scales from 0 to 1 million SSL transactions per second in minutes. It achieves 90% faster provisioning and 50% lower TCO than traditional appliance-based approach.

NSX Advanced Load Balancer is built on software-defined principles, enabling a next generation architecture to deliver the flexibility and simplicity expected by IT and lines of business. The NSX Advanced Load Balancer has three components.

  • The NSX Advanced Load Balancer Service Engine

  • The NSX Advanced Load Balancer cluster

  • The NSX Advanced Load Balancer admin console

To know more about the architecture of NSX Advanced Load Balancer, see NSX Advanced Load Balancer Overview in the NSX Advanced Load Balancer Installation Guide.