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Traffic Management is the process of measuring and controlling the communications (traffic, packets) on a network link, to avoid filling the link to capacity or overfilling the link, which would result in network congestion and poor performance.
The idea of load balancing is well defined in the IT world: A network device accepts traffic on behalf ofa group of servers, and distributes that traffic according to load balancing algorithms and the availabilityof the services that the servers provide. From network administrators to server administrators to applicationdevelopers, this is a generally well understood concept.
Application Delivery Controllers understand applications and optimize server performance - offloading compute-intensive tasks that prevent servers from quickly delivering applications. Learn how ADCs have taken over where load balancers left off.
White Paper Published By: BitGravity
Published Date: Dec 17, 2009
This paper outlines the seven essential buying criteria that every decision-maker needs to consider when making a decision on a video delivery provider. These buying criteria are shared across the gamut of small, video-centric startups and established, familiar media giants.
White Paper Published By: Socialbakers
Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Managing a large Facebook Page (500,000+ Fans) comes with a unique set of challenges. While it’s great to have a large audience - it provides fantastic opportunities to generate high ROI from social - an audience of such scale comes with equally fantastic challenges. You need to be prepared in order to succeed.
Cloud computing and the "bring your own device" (BYOD) trend will impact the design of future datacenters and their supporting networks. To attain the kind of business agility that companies now demand, network infrastructure needs to provide the flexibility required by cloud application workloads and the changing traffic patterns fostered by BYOD. To make networks more agile, new approaches to network implementation need to be enabled. As these trends continue, application delivery controllers (ADCs) will be critical elements in the new network infrastructure. This Technology Spotlight examines these trends and the role that F5 Networks' integrated scalable platform plays in this strategic market.
White Paper Published By: Dyn
Published Date: Sep 25, 2013
Here are some steps and information that will give you the best opportunity to achieve an amazing sender reputation. It’s easier than you think but requires discipline and adherence to doing things the right way.
Between the proliferation of mobile devices and the ever increasing amount of content on the web, DNS usage has seen a huge increase in recent years. Meanwhile, DNS continues to be a tempting target for attackers, and when they succeed in disrupting DNS, all external data center services are affected. For organizations confronting these growth and security challenges, F5’s new full proxy architecture for DNS provides a complete solution for global, local, and cloud load balancing.
The application delivery controller has evolved into a key component of the data center architecture, and enterprises should evaluate ADCs based on how they integrate with this architecture and support more-advanced features, such as user and traffic control and monitoring.
White Paper Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
This guide includes a demonstration on how you can accelerate troubleshooting, gain end-to-end visibility, and solve intermittent performance problems without having to recreate them; a detailed case study that shows how a large-scale federal government and defense consultant solved a months-long problem in just 15 minutes; and an on-demand webinar that introduces you to Cascade Shark and Cascade Pilot.
White Paper Published By: Limelight IT
Published Date: Jul 31, 2012
In this report you will learn how today's WCM platforms are fusing the best marketing automation practices with content management, allowing marketers to leverage content in new and innovative ways. Discover 10 of the top capabilities you should be considering for your website.
White Paper Published By: Gomez IT
Published Date: May 23, 2011
Everyone wants more traffic to their web site, right? What happens if the investments you make to drive traffic to your site result in reduced revenue? Continue reading to learn more about how important web load testing is.
White Paper Published By: InterMapper
Published Date: Apr 10, 2011
If you are responsible for administering the IT infrastructure at a small-to-medium size business (SMB), using network monitoring, mapping and alerting software can help you do your job better by maximizing network uptime and efficiency.Here are the top reasons to implement a network monitoring system.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Mar 24, 2011
Between May and June 2010 Aberdeen examined the experiences and intentations of more than 170 service and manufacturing enterprises in the use and selection of non-field based service delivery channels enterprises.
This white paper moves beyond the hype of green IT and provides substantial support for implementing practical, yet cost effective power management policies and tools to "green" your IT environment and boost your bottom line.
White Paper Published By: SWsoft
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This joint Intel white paper explores how to address virtualization in an environment with high I/O. The paper includes a technology overview, network concerns and explains how Virtuozzo and Intel are well suited for the high I/O environment.