Ease loads. Reduce latencies.

Distribute traffic loads so that no single device gets overwhelmed. Bluemix load balancing solutions allow configurability and flexibility to manage the traffic and resource usage of server nodes in your environment.

Local, global, and high availability options can be activated, changed, and deactivated at any time. And if you have questions about which load balancing solution is a best fit for your application, our experts have answers.

Bare Metal Power

Better Uptime

Mitigate traffic spikes by distributing load, and protect your servers from unnecessary downtime.

Full Control

More Responsive

Balance traffic between available resources so end users do not face traffic jams and slow downs.


Easy to Use

Manage load balancer configuration and performance directly through Bluemix API and Web portal.

To learn more about our load balancing solutions, chat with a member of our sales team.

Local Load Balancing

Bluemix Local Load Balancing utilizes industry-standard techniques including round-robin, lowest latency, least connections, shortest response, and IP persistence to balance traffic among two or more servers. It can be activated and configured in real-time, with servers added to or removed from the balancing pool on-demand with little or no downtime.

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Starting at


per month
Local Load Balancing Local Load Balancing w/ SSL Offload
250 Connections $49.99 250 Connections $99.99
500 Connections $99.99 500 Connections $199.99
1000 Connections $199.99 1000 Connections $139.99
2500 Connections $499.99 2500 Connections $999.99
5000 Connections $999.99 5000 Connections $1999.99

Pricing is per month

Local & Global Load Balancing

Distribute traffic between your servers in one or multiple Bluemix data centers with Citrix NetScaler VPX. These multifunction network appliances can perform DNS-based local and global load balancing, so you have complete control over how your client traffic will be balanced between your servers. To learn more about global load balancing with NetScaler VPX, visit the KnowledgeLayer

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Starting at


per month
Dedicated w/ SSL and HA
Standard Edition - 10Mbps $299
Standard Edition - 10Mbps $599
Standard Edition - 10Mbps $1,199
Platinum Edition - 10Mbps $499
Platinum Edition - 10Mbps $999
Platinum Edition - 10Mbps $1,999

Pricing is per month

*Does not include cost of server

High Availability Dedicated Load Balancers

Dedicated Load Balancers are available for environments with higher capacity. These load balancers are also available in a high availability option featuring failover protection and automatic fallback.

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Starting at


per month
Dedicated w/ SSL and HA
Standard $1,999.00
Enterprise $3,998.00

Pricing is per month