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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Foundry Networks now leads the industry in Layer 3 10-Gigabit Ethernet switching, Layer 3 Modular Gigabit Ethernet switching, and Layer 4 - 7 Web switching markets according to a newly released research covering 2002.
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.
Nortel Networks also extended its lead in global market share based on overall Web switching ports shipped with a 38.
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.
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.
NASDAQ: FDRY), a leading provider of high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing and Web traffic management solutions, today announced that the company has captured the top market positions for overall Layer 4 - 7 Web switching, Layer 3 10-Gigabit Ethernet switching, and Layer 3 Modular 1 Gbps (1000 Mbps) Ethernet switching according to the survey conducted by the Dell'Oro Group, a leading market research firm.
has standardized on Nortel Networks Alteon Web switching products to support the massive build out of the Orange infrastructure and provisioning of innovative new services throughout Europe.
The strategic partnership expands Foundry's range of training locations for meeting customers' technical competency needs across three networking areas: Enterprise Networking, Web Switching, and Internet Routing.