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HOB RD Selector Optimizes Load Balancing and Achieves Highest Performance

HOB, the market leader in pure-software based remote access solutions, optimizes secure remote access to centralized enterprise applications and data with HOB RD Selector - the optimal load balancing solution for Windows server farms with Remote Desktop Services.

In larger server farms, the most common issue for IT administrators of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services is the imbalanced load distribution amongst the servers, which results in significantly lower performance and deteriorates user experience. In the past, IT administrators were forced to purchase more hardware, but this proved costly and inefficient.

Today, HOB offers HOB RD Selector, an enhanced, cost-effective solution that balances server workload without the hassle and expense of supplemental hardware. HOB RD Selector is compatible with, and enhances, the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) client. It is also possible to combine HOB RD Selector with HOBLink JWT, which offers users even more functionalities than just the RDC client.

HOB RD Selector is the optimized load balancing solution for Windows Remote Desktop Services, providing parameterized load balancing and numerous configuration options. Administrators select from various parameters such as CPU load, network load, number of processes, and active and disconnected sessions, which determines the load of their servers. Alongside flexibility with server farm design and load balancing, HOB RD Selector provides increased fail-safety and the ability to resume disconnected user sessions. Another great feature of HOB RD Selector is HOB Application Publishing, which allows IT administrators to publish single applications and make them easily accessible for users.

“It is a common misconception that the RDP protocol is slow. However, Microsoft continually updates their RDC client and the RDP protocol itself,” explains Klaus Brandstätter, CEO of HOB. “With HOB RD Selector, the Microsoft RDC client is enhanced by HOB’s load balancing capabilities. This combination enables users to benefit from Microsoft’s latest developments and simultaneously profit from HOB’s parameterized load balancing. Additionally, the combination of HOB RD Selector with HOBLink JWT, our high performing RDP client, creates an even more seamless user experience.”

HOB RD Selector is a powerful solution, as it does not require changes to the network infrastructure, so existing hardware can be used in conjunction with HOB RD Selector to improve performance. All in all, HOB RD Selector is an inexpensive and uncomplicated way to maximize the potential of existing IT infrastructures.

About HOB, Inc.

HOB, Inc. is a fully owned subsidiary of HOB GmbH & Co. KG. It was founded in New Jersey in April 2000 and is currently headquartered in Hawthorne, NY. HOB GmbH & Co. KG is a German medium-sized company, developing innovative and multiply rewarded software solutions that are marketed worldwide. The core competencies of the successful company HOB, founded in 1964, comprise server-based computing, secure remote access, VoIP and virtualization. HOB products are deployed in small, mid-sized and large enterprises. Further, some HOB products are certified according to Common Criteria. HOB remote access solutions received the quality mark from TeleTrust “IT Security Made in Germany.”

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