Montreal’s Elfiq Networks  has announced the release of the company’s new model, the LBX900 , designed for the SMB market, an upscale version from the existing LB800E model. Like its predecessors, the LB550/LB600/LB800, the LBX900 model is designed for the small or medium business market but delivers 50% more throughput on more Gigabits ports to bring enterprise-class bandwidth management.
“The more powerful LBX900 model further confirms the established benchmark set by Elfiq in our field for the price and performance ratio,” said Ghislain Lachapelle, Chief Executive Officer at Elfiq Networks, a leader in bandwidth management and network availability solutions. “This new multi-core model is compatible with Elfiq’s App Optimizer and new firmware generation. Using Multi-core processors enables layer 7 Packet inspection with no performance degradation. The LBX900 model comes equipped with 6 gigabit ports, contrary to 4 gigabit ports on the earlier generation of LB800E, while delivering 350 Megabytes throughput, up from 240 Megabytes on previous models. This is a much more powerful machine.”
Like all Elfiq’s models, this unit is also equipped with Elfiq’s LAN Failsafe technology for maximum uptime even in the event of equipment failure, along with Quality of Service capabilities and intelligent condition-based balancing features.
Elfiq Networks’ link balancers enable organizations to utilize multiple concurrent ISP circuits to prevent Internet connectivity downtime and improve overall access performance.