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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.
An evolving Internet architecture, the growth of dynamic content, and billions of connected devices are having a dramatic impact on web performance. This paper offers a new look at how content delivery and front-end acceleration can improve performance.
Your website’s performance has a direct, measurable impact on your business. To achieve Web performance SLAs, IT organizations need options that offer a good user experience on any device, from any location, without breaking the bank.
A slow website will impact the success of your marketing programs. This eGuide offers tips for marketing pros to bridge the gap between marketing strategy and IT reality to improve web performance and user experience.
Just 400 milliseconds - the blink of an eye - is too long for users to wait for a webpage to load. Discover the website performance bottlenecks that push visitors to your competition, and mitigation strategies that will drive marketing success.
As websites complexity increases, organizations need to rethink how they measure digital experiences. Learn why current methods fall short and how to develop a more comprehensive measurement model. Plus, get a peek at the future of predictive performance.
Web performance is a multi-layered challenging, encompassing speed, reliability, scalability and mobile reach. By optimizing the end-to-end content delivery infrastructure, you can address those concerns and deliver superior online user experiences that drive business.
IT organizations need a new, better way to achieve superior website performance that will enhance, instead of undermine, customer engagement. This eGuide offers 7 principles for scaling your web infrastructure to meet availability and performance SLAs.
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.