Web Server Load Balancing with NGINX Plus

We are delighted to announce that NGINX Plus is now available on the Google Cloud Platform. NGINX Plus is a complete application delivery platform that gives you all the tools you need to scale, optimize, and secure applications hosted in Google Cloud.  It includes a load balancer, content cache, web server, reverse proxy, and secure gateway all in a single package.

NGINX Plus has advanced features such as application-aware health checks, session persistence, and advanced monitoring that are critical for reliable and scalable deployments in production. NGINX Plus is built on top of NGINX Open Source and supports development of the open source project.

“With all the advanced features of NGINX Plus combined with the ease of deployment from Google Cloud Launcher and Cloud Platform support, you can now more easily deliver, scale, and manage all of your applications on Google Cloud Platform,” said Paul Oh, head of business development at NGINX, Inc. [Editor – Google Cloud Launcher has been replaced by the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace.] “We are bringing the power and control developers and application owners need, allowing them to operate services and deliver content to the high standards their customers expect.”

All NGINX Plus deployments in Google Cloud come standard with 8×5 email support, backed by the same engineering team that builds NGINX.  Get started today with $300 to spend on Google Cloud.

For full instructions for deploying NGINX Plus in Google Cloud, see the NGINX Plus Admin Guide.

For step-by-step instructions on deploying an all‑active, highly available NGINX Plus load‑balancing configuration on Google Compute Engine, see our deployment guide.

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F5, Inc. is the company behind NGINX, the popular open source project. We offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications. Together with F5, our combined solution bridges the gap between NetOps and DevOps, with multi-cloud application services that span from code to customer.

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