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American Airlines Federal Credit Union deploys Array Network´s TMX Load Balancing Solution to improve network performance

Load balancing and SSL encryption provide improved reliability and security

MILPITAS, CA - February 3, 2009 - Array Networks Inc., a global leader in enterprise secure application delivery, today announced that American Airlines Federal Credit Union (AA Credit Union) is now using Array’s TMX1100 load balancing and SSL acceleration solution. By using the TMX 1100, AA Credit Union now provides secure and high-performance networks to improve the performance and security of the Credit Union’s financial-related activities, such as teller transactions and home banking.

AA Credit Union uses Array’s TMX1100 for load balancing, thereby ensuring that resources are distributed to the proper server when it is overloaded, and also solving redundancy and failover issues. Four hundred tellers currently use the AA Credit Union system for financial transactions and 200,000 members use its Web site for home-banking services. With the high volume of traffic crossing the system, it is essential to provide a reliable Web site and network architecture for immediate and persistent connections to ensure transactions are efficiently and securely completed.

“The TMX1100 is now a critical part of our teller activities as well as members’ home-banking services, and we are very impressed by the performance,” said Thomas Wilde, systems analyst at AA Credit Union. “Array’s product provides a fault-tolerant solution that is reliable and time-saving. We are able to keep our applications up and running securely with minimal downtime.”

The SSL encryption feature of TMX1100 enables AA Credit Union to encrypt PCs to load balancers. This provides an additional layer of information protection, ensuring all banking transactions are secure, which is critical in the financial industry.

“Being a financial service provider, security and reliability are two important factors to be successful,” said Sunil Cherian, vice president of product marketing for Array Networks. “Array’s technology ensures AA Credit Union maintains secure and reliable service both internally and externally, which help them continue to be the leader in the industry.”

Array’s application delivery solutions include the AppVelocity (APV) series. APV series and the TMX series, optimizes applications and Web-based servers by tightly integrating multiple traffic management, acceleration and security functions in one system. These secure application delivery products greatly improve the availability, performance and security of enterprise applications and Web sites while reducing cost and complexity in the data center.

About Array Networks

Founded in 2000, Array Networks is a global leader in enterprise secure application delivery and universal access solutions for rapidly growing SSL VPN and application acceleration markets. More than 2,500 customers worldwide - including enterprises, service providers, government and vertical organizations in healthcare, finance, insurance and education - rely on Array to provide anytime, anywhere secure and optimized access. Industry leaders including Deloitte, Red Herring, and Frost and Sullivan have recognized Array as a market and technology leader.

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Robert Adler
Vantage Communications for Array Networks
+1 415 984 1970 ext. 104
radler@pr-vantage.com