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The patent was for a method and system for storing load balancing information with a HTTP cookie.
Yaphank, N.Y. – January 11, 2011– KEMP Technologies today announced it has reached a settlement of a patent dispute with F5 Networks. The two companies have come to a resolution over F5 Networks' U.S. Patent No. 6,473,802 entitled, "Method and System for Storing Load Balancing Information with a HTTP Cookie." The terms of the settlement agreement are confidential.
“We are pleased to put this matter behind us and to return our attention to focusing on providing our customers with offering best-in-class, affordable high-performing server load balancer appliances and application delivery controllers,” said Kevin Mahon, KEMP Technologies President & CEO.
KEMP Technologies is a leader in affordable server load balancer appliances and application delivery controllers tailored to meet the needs of businesses that rely on the Internet for e-commerce and business-critical applications. KEMP helps companies rapidly grow their business with 24/7 high-availability, better web infrastructure performance, scalability and secure operations – while streamlining IT costs.
Thousands of KEMP LoadMaster products are in use today to improve customer satisfaction by accelerating user access to business-critical web applications. Managed service providers also rely upon KEMP products to enable fast time-to-market and cost-effective operations for new and existing managed services.
KEMP’s highly affordable LoadMaster products include Layers 4-7 load balancing, content switching and server persistence, SSL offload/acceleration, WTS load balancing and persistence with Session Directory integration, and application front-end capabilities (caching, compression, intrusion prevention system), plus one full year of product support – delivering industry leading price/performance value.
The company is headquartered in Yaphank, New York. For more information, visit www.KEMPtechnologies.com, or call us at 631-345-5292.