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Managed Dedicated Load Balancing and SSL Acceleration   

Managed load balancer and SSL acceleration solution dedicated to a single client.

CenturyLink Managed Dedicated Load Balancing and SSL Acceleration Services provide a pair of devices, fully managed by CenturyLink, which reside in the CenturyLink Hosting Area Network (HAN) within CenturyLink Managed Hosting facilities. The service delivers server load balancing and SSL acceleration in conjunction with CenturyLink Managed Hosting or Colocation services.

Server load balancing is the process of distributing service requests across a group of servers to address customer requirements to optimise web applications performance.

SSL acceleration is the process of offloading the processor-intensive public key encryption algorithms involved in SSL transactions to a hardware accelerator.

CenturyLink Managed Load Balancing service is available in two versions (Small and Medium) and includes dedicated hardware, software, installation and 24/7 monitoring and support.

CenturyLink Managed Dedicated SSL Acceleration service includes hardware, software, installation, and 24/7 monitoring and support.

Redundancy is built into CenturyLink Virtual Services Load Balancing and SSL Acceleration. If the primary load balancer and SSL acceleration device fails, traffic will be redirected to a hot standby secondary device.


  • Flexibility to “pay as you grow” in a secure, dedicated environment.

  • Expert staff to support and consult.

  • Detailed reports available CenturyLink portal on both event and operational data.

  • Multiple access methods include the Internet, private network and VLAN.


  • For clients requiring a dedicated hosting solution that removes the burden of procuring, managing and maintaining complex environments.

  • Typically used to host applications that are better suited to physical servers, rather than virtualized estates.


99.9% availability for multiple nodes in a failover group.
98.5% availability for single node.

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geographic availability

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States