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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(NASDAQ:FDRY), San Jose, a performance and total solutions leader for end-to-end switching, routing and application Web switching, has announced that the El Monte Union High School District located in Southern California has selected Foundry Networks for their network upgrade to 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Voice over IP and wireless networking.
Foundry Networks Inc (Nasdaq:FDRY), a solutions provider for end-to-end switching, routing and application web switching, announced on Tuesday (4 October) that it has replaced the legacy FDDI Token Ring network at Withybush Hospital, part of Pembrokeshire & Derwen NHS Trust, in Haverfordwest, South Wales, with Foundry's 10-Gigabit Ethernet technology.
"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.
The Nexsi 8000 is the world's first Content Services System that delivers a rich suite of mission-critical networking services, including firewall, IPSec VPN, bandwidth management, Web switching and SSL acceleration for hundreds of secure content domains at multi-gigabit speeds.
"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.
Web switching puts content where users can access it when they want it, every time.
The Canadian telecomms equipment maker Nortel Networks has unveiled the Passport 8600 Layer 2-7 Switching Platform - a multiservice, carrier-class routing switch integrated with the intelligent, content-aware Alteon Web Switching Module from Nortel's Alteon web appliance line.
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 1.5U of rack space.
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.
ARROWPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, a pioneer of Web switching solutions that optimize response time and reliability, has joined Hewlett-Packard's Covision Internet solutions program, an alliance of leading Internet solution providers.