GoGrid Hosts Cloud Load Balancing Webinar

(Ping! Zine) – GoGrid, a leading Cloud Infrastructure and Hybrid Hosting Provider, and F5 Networks, Inc will host a webinar titled “Load Balancing in the GoGrid Cloud – Utilizing F5 BIG IP to Manage Traffic Spikes and Uptime” on Wednesday, August 25, 2010. GoGrid currently offers customers free F5 load balancing services as part of every account, providing users access to enterprise grade hardware and infrastructure, as well as GoGrid and F5 cloud implementation expertise.

“Although load-balancing is just one of the many benefits F5 solutions provide, it is a key function in any high-availability, on-demand application delivery architecture,” said Kirby Wadsworth, VP of Marketing at F5. “We are pleased to work with GoGrid to offer improved availability and scalability of customer applications, helping GoGrid to truly distinguish itself as a provider of enterprise-quality cloud services.”

GoGrid’s free load balancing services from F5 have been a premier and popular feature since the launch of the GoGrid public infrastructure cloud in March 2008.
In this informative webinar, users will learn:

– How to prevent application downtime
– The process for effectively scaling infrastructure
– The 1-2-3 process for deploying F5 load balancing services for free within the – Other advanced configurations available to GoGrid users

Registration: go.gogrid.com/webinars/20100825

Webinar details:
Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time
Speakers: Doug Lohf (Senior Systems Engineer – F5), David Michael (Sales Engineer – GoGrid), Rob Larson (Product Manager – GoGrid)

Bonus: All webinar attendees will receive a $50 GoGrid Service Credit
Register Now by visiting: go.gogrid.com/webinars/20100825
GoGrid includes fully integrated and redundant F5 application delivery controllers which can be provisioned using the customer portal or API. The f5 load balancing services are part of the standard GoGrid offering and setup takes just a few minutes.

“GoGrid pioneered making load balancing part of the cloud experience when we first introduced services from F5 over three years ago,” said Jeffrey Samuels, CMO for GoGrid. “Today, our customers increasingly rely on GoGrid to make their complex infrastructure easy to manage by providing multifaceted load balancer services as an important part of our offering. We are proud of our partnership with F5 and look forward to continued collaboration.”