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Load Balancers

Array APV Series Load Balancers

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Enterprise Applications

Array load balancers provide high availability for a broad range of enterprise applications including Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Lync, Oracle PeopleSoft and WebLogic, VMware View, SAP NetWeaver, eClinicalWorks and many more. Array APV Series appliances are also ideal for Intranet applications as well as homegrown enterprise applications and services.

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Software-as-a-Service

Array load balancers are simple, yet powerful and scalable, yet cost-effective, making them the perfect choice for supporting secure software-as-a-service (SaaS) cloud offerings. For businesses with a laser focus on scaling a single external-facing cloud application, Array’s offers distinct advantages for Layer-7 traffic management and SSL price-performance.

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Infrastructure-as-a-Service

Flexible physical, virtual and virtualized platform options, integration with homegrown and 3rd party cloud orchestration – including OpenStack, VMware and Microsoft – and support for subscription and pay-as-you-go licensing make Array application delivery a natural fit for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) providers looking to offer load balancing as a cloud service.

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SSL Offloading

Whether you need to offload SSL from servers to ensure the performance and scalability of business-critical applications and services, or offload SSL from virtual ADCs, or provide a scalable means to intercept and inspect encrypted traffic, Array provides the highest-performance, most feature-rich and secure SSL acceleration and offload solution on the market.

AppVelocity

Availability

AppVelocity is Array’s core ADC feature set included with every APV Series physical appliance and vAPV virtual appliance; server load balancing and link load balancing ensure application uptime in the event that servers or ISP links become overburdened or unresponsive.

Performance

Connection multiplexing, dynamic caching, adaptive compression and traffic shaping optimize and accelerate Web and application performance while significantly improving the efficiency of network connections and back end servers.

Security

Array’s ADCs feature security-hardened hardware, as well as an integrated web application firewall to protect against SQL injection, cross-site scripting and other attacks. In addition, Array’s DDoS protection prevents attacks at the application, session and network layers, and uses machine learning for anomaly detection and automatic configuration of threshold values. Secure Application Access supports secure single sign-on (SSO) with secure authentiction.

Control

Ensure persistence, create Layer-7 content switching rules that direct application traffic to specific servers, and manipulate HTTP headers to enhance application functionality without the need for additional application development.

Management & Orchestration

Use Array’s eCloud™ RESTful API to enable orchestration of app delivery functions from cloud and virtualization management platforms including VMware vRealize Orchestrator, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and OpenStack Neutron LBaaS.

AppVelocity-E, S & More

AppVelocity-E

Available for all APV x800 Series and select APV x600 Series physical appliances, AppVelocity-E includes all of the capabilities of AppVelocity’s core feature set and adds specialized hardware to provide industry-leading throughput and transactions per second for RSA and elliptic curve cryptography (ECC).

ECC delivers improved security with less overhead than RSA encryption. Purpose-built AppVelocity-E appliances deliver industry-leading throughput and transactions per second for RSA- and ECC-encrypted traffic.

AppVelocity-S

Available for Array’s APV x600 Series physical appliances, AppVelocity-S includes all of the capabilities in AppVelocity’s core ADC feature set and adds hardware-accelerated SSL encryption and a purpose-built SSL stack.

Designed for superior security and performance, AppVelocity-S has proven immune to vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed, ShellShock and Man-in-the-Middle and is Array’s go-to solution for supporting HTTPS-encrypted Web sites and applications.

Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)

Global server load balancing (GSLB) directs traffic to alternate or better-performing sites to ensure application uptime and optimal response times in the event that either network segments or data centers become overburdened or unresponsive.

In addition, GSLB may be used to equalize traffic loads across geographically dispersed sites and route requests based on proximity to optimize application performance.

SSL Intercept

SSL intercept supports decryption of SSL-encrypted traffic so that 3rd-party security appliances can inspect it fully, and features flexible deployment options and the ability to implement explicit forward proxy for additional security.

Optional Webroot BrightCloud reputation and web classification services protect users from malicious sites and allow black/whitelisting of sites as needed.

APV x800 Series Specifications

  1800 2800 5800 7800 9800
Max. L4 Throughput 7 Gbps 20 Gbps 40 Gbps 100 Gbps 160 Gbps
Max. SSL Transactions per Second (RSA 2K) 20K 20K 40K 53K 110K
Max. ECC Transactions per Second (ECDSA P256) 14K 14K 28K 38K 76K
SSL Throughput 7 Gbps 10 Gbps 25 Gbps 45 Gbps 90 Gbps

APV x600 Series Specifications

  1600 v5 2600 v5 3600 v5 6600FIPS 7600 11600
Max. L4 Throughput 3.5 Gbps 20 Gbps 35 Gbps 35 Gbps 80 Gbps 140 Gbps
Max. SSL Transactions per Second (RSA 2K) 2K 20K 40K 9K 53K 110K
Max. ECC Transactions per Second (ECDSA P256) 1K (SW) 14K 28K N/A 38K 76K
SSL Throughput 1.5 Gbps 10 Gbps 25 Gbps 2 Gbps 45 Gbps 80 Gbps

vAPV Specifications

  Throughput Hypervisor Support VM Requirements
  Up to 4Gbps Array AVX Series Network Functions Platform, VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer, KVM, OpenXen, Huawei Supports 1 to 8 vCPUs. Requires minimum 4 Virtual Network Adaptors, 2GB RAM, 40GB Disk

Product Literature

Data Sheets Case Studies White Papers Solution Briefs Articles & Reviews

SoftLayer, an IBM Company
APV Series ADC & AG Series SSL VPN for Load-Balancing-as-a-Service

eClinicalWorks
APV Series ADC for Electronic Health Records & Patient Management

State Bank of India
APV Series ADC for SAP

Providence Medical Center
vAPV Virtual ADC for eClinicalWorks

Los Angeles Community College District
APV Series ADC & vAPV Virtual ADC for PeopleSoft

YourMembership.com
APV Series ADC for Membership & Learning Management

Needham Bank
vAPV Virtual ADC for SharePoint

Binghamton University
APV Series ADC for Banner & Blackboard

HealthNet
vAPV Virtual ADC for eClinicalWorks & SolarWinds

Uila
APV Series Application Delivery Controller for Infrastructure Performance Management

South Carolina Federal Credit Union
APV Series ADCs for Fiserv Spectrum

Yahoo Japan Financial Exchange (YJFX)
APV Series ADC for SSL Acceleration

Multi-Layer DDoS Protection across Network Session and Application Layers

SSL Intercept Gives 3rd-Party Security Devices Visibility into Encrypted Traffic

Load Balancing and Application Firewall with vAPV and Positive Technologies

Load Balancing Microsoft Exchange on Nutanix

APV Series SSL Decryption & Network Critical

Top Reasons for Array and Nutanix

APV Series Nutanix & Array Networks Partner Solution Brief

APV/Microsoft Exchange Solution Brief

Dell NGFW Open Sandwich Architecture Solution Brief

APV Series Microsoft AD RMS Solution Brief

eClinicalWorks Solution Brief

LA CC District Deploys Application Delivery Controllers to Handle New SIS Loads
Campus Technology Magazine, Jan. 26, 2017

Array Networks vAPV Review
TSooRaD Blog, June 17, 2016

Array Networks Introduces FIPS Compliant Model APV Series ADC
CIO Axis, November 5, 2014

Leveraging Proprietary SSL to Mitigate Heartbleed, MITM and other OpenSSL Bugs
Disaster Recovery Journal, October 14, 2014

Application Delivery Controllers - Bridging the Gap Between DevOps and Network Planning
InfoQ, September 6, 2014

New Products of the Week: Array APV3600 and APV3650
Network World, May 27, 2014

What Clients Say

In order to maximize the value of our SaaS cloud for customers, we needed to get the best possible service from our back-end servers, consume the least bandwidth and the best performance possible. The Array product allows us to accomplish these goals with an easy-to-use, scalable and high-performance platform.

Dean Au

COO and Co-Founder, Uila, Inc.

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