layer 7

layer 7

layer 7

The top layer in the network protocol stack. Layer 7 is the application layer, which determines the purpose of the transmission. For details, see OSI model.
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LAS VEGAS -- Layer 7 Technologies, a leading provider of XML Security and Networking infrastructure for SOA, today announced general availability of its 3.
However, when it comes to high availability load balancing at Layer 7, they tend to falter in performance as it relates to load balancing decisions per second.
Nasdaq:FFIV), the leading provider of Application Traffic Management solutions, today announced that its IP Application Switches have generated the best Layer 4 and Layer 7 results in competitive performance testing.
For enterprise-class and mobile application level switching and persistence, the BIG-IP 5100 offers customers the industry's fastest Layer 7 performance and processing power, enabling deep packet inspection of any IP-based content via BIG-IP's Universal Inspection Engine.
The Attack Mitigator is able to read deep into every packet that enters the network to extract and record highly detailed information from multiple layers of the OSI network model, including Layer 7, the information-rich application layer.
Top Layer developed the first Layer 7 application architecture and manufactures the award-winning AppSwitch(TM).
Top Layer developed the first ASIC-based Layer 7 application architecture and manufactures the award-winning AppSwitch.
The load-balanced firewalls, operating at lower throughput levels, can perform their deep flow analysis and stateful inspection more thoroughly and efficiently than ever before, thanks to the AppSwitch's Layer 7 traffic recognition and switching capabilities.
3 has set a new performance standard for intelligently managing traffic to web servers and caches based on Layer 7 information.
Internet Security Systems (ISS)(NASDAQ:ISSX), a leading provider of security management solutions for the Internet, and Top Layer Networks, developer of the first Layer 7 application architecture and manufacturer of the award-winning AppSwitch(TM), today announced the availability of the industry's first intrusion detection solution for protecting high speed networks.