Web Server Load Balancing with NGINX Plus

Leader for Application Delivery and Load Balancing Now Recognized by AWS Competency Program While Also Achieving Advanced Technology Partner Tier Status

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2017 – NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced it has achieved AWS Networking Competency status. The company has also achieved Advanced Partner Status in the AWS Partner Network (APN). The Networking Competency status is awarded to APN Advanced Partners with proven technical capabilities and demonstrated customer success on AWS in aiding companies in adopting, developing and deploying networks in AWS.

The Networking Competency demonstrates that NGINX’s solution, NGINX Plus, a high performance load balancer, content cache, and web server, has been through thorough architectural and security reviews to conform to AWS best practices. Additionally, NGINX Plus can scale across multiple IP’s and AWS Availability Zones, ensuring the health and availability of sites and applications worldwide. Customers can leverage AWS services such as AWS Cloudwatch, AWS Route 53 and AWS Auto Scaling, with NGINX Plus, ensuring a highly scalable and manageable solution that can be integrated into their cloud infrastructure.

“As a leading provider of tools that help companies adopt modern computing architectures, NGINX Plus is a natural solution for AWS users,” said Paul Oh, Head of Business Development for NGINX. “We’re proud to achieve AWS Networking Competency status, building on our proven track record of accelerating many of the world’s largest sites and applications along with our award-winning software and support.”

NGINX recently announced the NGINX Application Platform as part of its commitment to helping customers implement faster and more robust application delivery strategies. Comprised of NGINX Plus for load balancing and application delivery, the NGINX WAF for security, and NGINX Unit to run the application code, all monitored and managed by the NGINX Controller. The NGINX Application Platform enables a more agile and rapid approach that embraces cloud development.

To learn more about NGINX Plus for AWS, please visit You can also visit NGINX at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas in The Venetian, Booth #1800.

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About NGINX, Inc.

NGINX is the heart of the modern web — helping the world’s most innovative companies deliver their sites and applications with performance, reliability, security, and scale. The company offers an award-winning, comprehensive application delivery platform in use on more than 300 million sites worldwide. Companies around the world rely on NGINX to ensure flawless digital experiences through features such as advanced load balancing, web and mobile acceleration, security controls, application monitoring, and management. More than half of the Internet’s busiest websites rely on NGINX, including Airbnb, Box, Instagram, Netflix, Pinterest, SoundCloud, and Zappos. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with its EMEA headquarters in Cork, Ireland and APAC headquarters in Singapore. Learn more at



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