Improved features, performance and pricing meet the technical requirements of 9 out of 10 enterprises at 50% the cost of brand name ADC vendors
MILPITAS, CA – March 5, 2013 – Array Networks Inc., a global leader in application delivery networking, today announced the immediate availability of APV 8.4 for its full line of APV Series application delivery controllers. Engineered to meet the load balancing and application delivery requirements of small to medium-sized enterprises, APV 8.4 supports new advanced load balancing and application delivery features, unlocks increased performance across all APV Series appliances and introduces a pricing model that makes enterprise-class traffic management available at 50% the cost of brand name ADC vendors. Moreover, the popular 1RU Array APV2600 now supports 10GigE connectivity to take advantage of increased throughput and SSL performance enabled by APV 8.4.
In addition to advanced server load balancing, link load balancing, GSLB, connection multiplexing, SSL acceleration, compression, caching, traffic shaping and application security, APV 8.4 introduces support for a range of next-generation application delivery features at no extra cost including:
APV 8.4 leverages Array’s 64-bit SpeedCore™ architecture to extract more performance than ever from multicore, multiprocessor APV Series appliances. APV products now average 30% more throughput per appliance, giving enterprises significantly more performance and scalability for their application delivery dollar. For example, through extensive software tuning, entry-level APV1600 appliances now support 2.4 Gbps throughput and high-end APV9650 appliances support over 80 Gbps throughput.
Moreover, throughput on Array’s APV2600 appliance has increased from 4 Gbps to 10 Gbps. Combining a compact, energy-efficient 1RU platform, 10 GigE interfaces, high-performance 2048 and 4096-bit SSL acceleration and advanced traffic management features, the APV2600 is a better value than ever for the small-to-medium sized enterprise and for the IaaS cloud provider looking to offer dedicated load balancing services.
APV 8.4 combines robust enterprise features and industry-leading performance with revamped pricing, meeting the technical requirements of 9 out of 10 enterprise customers at 50% the cost of brand name ADC vendors. In addition, for providers seeking to offer load balancing as a cloud service, new pay-per-use business models are available that align infrastructure costs with customer demand to minimize risk and maximize profitability.
“I’m extremely pleased to announce release 8.4 for Array’s APV Series application delivery controllers,” said Michael Zhao, president and CEO of Array Networks. “Our goal is to help startup, enterprise and cloud customers meet both their application delivery and their budget requirements. The features and performance introduced in release 8.4, along with revamped pricing for our APV Series physical and virtual appliances, are another step forward in executing this strategy.”
APV 8.4 for Array Networks APV Series application delivery controllers is available immediately. For additional information on Array Networks, Array’s SpeedCore architecture, APV 8.4 for APV Series application delivery controllers and the APV2600 appliance, visit: www.arraynetworks.com
Array Networks is a global leader in application delivery networking with over 5000 worldwide customer deployments. Powered by award-winning SpeedCore™ software, Array solutions are recognized by leading enterprise, service provider and public sector organizations for unmatched performance and total value of ownership. Array is headquartered in Silicon Valley, is backed by over 300 employees worldwide and is a profitable company with strong investors, management and revenue growth. Poised to capitalize on explosive growth in the areas of mobile and cloud computing, analysts and thought leaders including Deloitte, Red Herring and Frost & Sullivan have recognized Array Networks for its technical innovation, operational excellence and market opportunity. To learn more, visit www.arraynetworks.com.
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