Web switching

Web switching

Using a Web switch to route Web traffic to the server that can process it most efficiently. See Web switch.
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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-26 February 2001-WorldNow standardises on Nortel Networks' web switching system (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Foundry products have rich Layer 3 and Layer 4-7 web switching functionalities which enable us to proactively manage network performance, distribute content intelligently and maintain high service availability.
Foundry's ASICs are the first to deliver wire-speed, non-blocking Web switching performance for a stackable product with two Gigabit and 48 10/100 Ethernet ports, yet consuming only 1.
Riverstone Networks is the first Web switching vendor to attack this problem with a real-time solution that meets the needs of large hosting environments, and since each packet has the intrinsic information necessary, the Riverstone solution easily scales to bursts in traffic.
Web switching puts content where users can access it when they want it, every time.
Prior to founding Acopia in 2002, industry visionary and serial entrepreneur, Cheng Wu founded and subsequently sold Arrowpoint Communications, a leading Web switching company, to Cisco Systems for $5.
ArrowPoint Communications (NASDAQ:ARPT) has extended its Content Smart Web switching family with two new Web switch platforms designed to provide small-to-medium Web sites and service provider points of presence (POPs) with customer-focused Web network services at new levels of price/performance.
While most of the initial customers are in the security industry, the company expects PSB applications to expand into content switching, packet-based billing, URL filtering, web switching, firewall, IP SECurity (IPSEC), and Secure Socket Layer (SSL)-based systems, which makes the PSB an essential product in growing market segments.
Alteon was a pioneer in the Layer 4-7 web switching infrastructure market and in his three years of service with the company saw EMEA sales grow from zero to more than $15M per quarter.
Part of the Content Inspection Series, the SafeXcel-4850 is a co-processor designed to dramatically improve performance of computationally intensive applications such as intrusion detection systems, firewall, virus scanning, load balancing, and web switching.
The company's latest releases enhance NetScaler's core value proposition to deliver faster compression, improved web switching, enhanced Layer-7 security and support for secure caching with any external cache -- accelerating response times for application data that is encrypted from end-to-end.
The concept of Application Traffic Management has been applied to the web switching environment, and now F5 is taking that technology and extending it to address a much broader range of enterprise applications.