Economics of Load Balancing When Transitioning to the Cloud

Economics of Load Balancing When Transitioning to the Cloud

One of the concerns I hear often is that application delivery controller (ADC) licensing models do not support cloud transitions for the enterprise or address the business needs of cloud service providers that have a large number of tenants. Of course, there are many models to choose from – perpetual ... Read More
Application Delivery Use Cases for Cloud and On-Premise Applications

Application Delivery Use Cases for Cloud and On-Premise Applications

Most of us use web applications in our daily lives, whether at work or for personal reasons. These applications include sites offering banking and financial services, payroll, utilities, online training, just to name a few. Users get frustrated, sometimes annoyed, if the applications – such as bank account access, loading ... Read More
Ensuring a Secure Cloud Journey in a World of Containers

Ensuring a Secure Cloud Journey in a World of Containers

As organizations transition to the cloud, many are adopting microservice architecture to implement business applications as a collection of loosely coupled services, in order to enable isolation, scale, and continuous delivery for complex applications. However, you have to balance the complexity that comes with such a distributed architecture with the ... Read More
Embarking on a Cloud Journey: Expect More from Your Load Balancer

Embarking on a Cloud Journey: Expect More from Your Load Balancer

Many enterprises are in transition to the cloud, either building their own private cloud, managing a hybrid environment – both physical and virtualized—or deploying on a public cloud. In addition, there is a shift from infrastructure-centric environments to application-centric ones. In a fluid development environment of continuous integration and continuous ... Read More
Digital Transformation – Take Advantage of Application Delivery in Your Journey

Digital Transformation – Take Advantage of Application Delivery in Your Journey

The adoption of new technologies is accelerating business transformation. In its essence, the digital transformation of businesses uses technologies to drive significant improvement in process effectiveness. Cloud computing is one of the core technologies for Digital Transformation Increasing maturity of cloud-based infrastructure enables organizations to deploy business-critical applications in public ... Read More
Optimizing Multi-Cloud, Cross-DC Web Apps and Sites

Optimizing Multi-Cloud, Cross-DC Web Apps and Sites

If you are working from your organization’s office, the chances are good that you are enjoying the responsiveness of your corporate LAN, thereby guaranteeing speedy load times for websites and applications. Yahoo! found that making pages just 400 milliseconds faster resulted in a 9% increase in traffic. The faster site ... Read More
Adopt TLS 1.3 – Kill Two Birds with One Stone

Adopt TLS 1.3 – Kill Two Birds with One Stone

Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.3 provides significant business benefits by making applications more secure, improving performance and reducing latency for the client. Changes in how handshake between client and server is designed has decreased site latency – utilizing a faster handshake, and use of Elliptic Curve (EC) based ciphers ... Read More
Considerations for Load Balancers When Migrating Applications to the Cloud

Considerations for Load Balancers When Migrating Applications to the Cloud

According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total spending on IT infrastructure for deployment in cloud environments is expected to total $46.5 billion in 2017 with year-over-year growth of 20.9%. Public cloud data centers will account for the majority of ... Read More
Single Sign On (SSO) Use Cases

Single Sign On (SSO) Use Cases

SSO reduces password fatigue for users having to remember a password for each application. With SSO, a user logs into one application and then is able to sign into other applications automatically, regardless of the domain the user is in in or the technology in use. SSO makes use of ... Read More
Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) Use Cases

Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) Use Cases

Whenever applications are deployed to multiple locations (physical or virtualized data centers and/or public cloud), some mechanism is required to distribute the user requests for content across all application instances to provide optimal experience. The applications may be in the same geographical location or in different geography. GSLB is the ... Read More