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LBX5500 Link Balancer

The Elfiq LBX5500 Link Balancer is designed to meet and exceed the needs for proactive bandwidth management of organizations and datacenters which need maximum uptime, performance and failover for business continuity.
SKU: LBX5500
Manufacturer: Elfiq Networks


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Datacenter Bandwidth Management with 10Gbps Ports

The Elfiq LBX5500 Link Balancer is designed to meet and exceed the needs for proactive bandwidth management of organizations and datacenters which need maximum uptime, performance and failover for business continuity.

Ideal for sites with large bandwidth needs, the LBX5500 Controller can be deployed in large datacenters or headquarters. It relies on SitePathMTPX, Elfiq Networks’ bandwidth virtualization technology, to enhance the resilience and performance of point-to-point applications. This feature is perfect for site-to-site VPN tunnels and voice over IP (VoIP) deployments.

Elfiq LBX 5500 Specs

With Elfiq’s exclusive Layer-2 design for inline transparent installation and utilization, organizations can manage and load balance up to two hundred and fifty-six ISP or private links with a total throughput of 10Gbps to ensure maximum uptime and added the performance of many ISP links without redesigning their network and by utilizing Elfiq’s unique virtualization technology.

Designed to meet and exceed the needs for proactive bandwidth management of organizations which need maximum uptime and performance.

The LBX5500 Link Balancer enables the use of any ISP link including low-cost links, Quality of Service (QoS), traffic segmentation, SIP awareness, inbound traffic management and advanced balancing algorithms are included in the LBX5500 to provide optimized bandwidth based on organizational requirements and policies. With its four gigabit ports, the LBX5500 can accommodate the most demanding projects.

The LBX5500 is designed to deliver maximum uptime for the organization with the use of Elfiq’s LAN Failsafe technology and the ability to use LBX5500’s in high availability mode for demanding environments.

In datacenter environments, the LBX5500 can be used with the optional Global Geolink feature to enable inbound and outbound geographic link balancing to maximize business continuity across multiple physical sites and deliver disaster recovery in seconds.

Features

  • Designed with 10Gbps ports
  • Throughput of up to 12Gbps
  • Supports up to 4096 VPN tunnels
  • Supports up to 256 ISPs
  • Includes 4 Virtual Instances

LBX-5500 Technical Specifications

Performance and balancing  
Incoming and outgoing traffic balancing  Yes
Maximum number of links  256
Maximum throughput upload or download 6 Gbps
Maximum throughputupload and download* 12 Gbps
Maximum number of sessions*

4 096 000

Maximum number of Virtual Forwarder Interfaces 5
Maximum number of links per Virtual Forwarder Interface 64
Maximum number of network (subnets) per link 64
Protocol balancing through multiple algorithms  Yes
Maximum number of IDNS records (Intelligent DNS)  65536
Symetric and asymetric links (ex. ADSL) support  Yes
Persistent session management  Yes
OSI model Layer 2 operation (inline unit)  Yes
Real time balancing mode  NAT / TAG / PREF
Traffic segmentation Yes
Quality of Service (QoS) for rate limiting and diffserv marking  Yes
Internet Service Verificator Yes
Uptime and high availability  
Watchdog timer  Yes
LAN Failsafe support  Software programmable,
 2 pairs (copper, gig)
High availability support  Yes
SitePathMTPX Resilience  
SitePathMTPX support  Yes
SitePath AES128 encryption  Yes
Maximum number of site paths  2048
Maximum number of site path groups 512
Geolink Geographic balancing  
Real time dispersed geographic balancing (GeoLink)  Option
Geographic mode  Global and Inbound Geolink
Maximum number of remote geographic sites  4
Networking features  
DHCP support  Yes
Dynamic MTU/MSS support  Yes
802.1Q (vlan) support  Yes
IP Filtering  Yes
Real time filtering (shunning)  Yes
Built-in probe  Yes
Maximum number of ports in monitoring mode (tap)  1
NAT, Block NAT and PAT translation support  Yes
Management  
Web-based management and reporting interface Yes
Console command line interface (CLI) management  Yes
Graphical user interface (GUI) management tool  Yes
Alert support (syslog, SMTP)  Yes
Secure inline access (CLI and GUI)  Yes
XML based external API  Yes
SSH, GUI, API through dedicated management port  Yes
SNMP MIB II support  Yes
Physical specifications  
Speed of network interfaces (Mbps)  10 / 100 / 1000 / 10,000
Total number of Ethernet interfaces  8
Number of Gigabit interfaces  6
Number of 10Gbps interfaces 2
Format  Rackmount 1U
Power requirements

100~240V @ 50~60Hz
275Wx2 hot swap

Size - L, W, H (inches) 16,8 x 16.5 x 1.7
Certifications CE / FCC / RoHS / UL
Hardware warranty  12 months
   

*: includes the total capacity of all Virtual Forwarding Interfaces (VFIs)

Some values listed in our specification matrix (including Throughput, Number of Sessions per second or Total Number of Sessions) should be considered "peak" values.