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Virtual Environment Performance without Compromise

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, IaaS, LBaaS, Multi-Tenant, Virtualized ADC by

Without a doubt, the age of virtualization is here. The Accenture Enterprise Survey 2016 found that 95% of enterprises (small, medium and large) believe that all network services will be virtualized. Similarly, 88% of respondents to an SDxCentral survey felt that finding a network virtualization solution was either important or mission critical. An Array...

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13 Oct, 16

5 Tips for a Smoother SSL VPN Deployment

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SSL VPN technology has been around for more than a decade, and is commonly deployed to provide safe, secure remote and mobile access for users. While the technology is quite mature, if you’re deploying an SSL VPN for the first time, or for the first time in a while, there are a few tips...

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10 Aug, 16

In-Depth vAPV Review: TsooRaD blog

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, Server Load Balancing, virtual adc by

A shout out to John Weber, Skype for Business MVP, who recently posted a very thorough review of Array’s vAPV virtual application delivery controller for use with Microsoft applications such as Lync and Skype. John is a Skype for Business MVP (2015) – before that, a Lync Server MVP (2010-2014). Read the complete review...

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29 Jun, 16

Demystifying WAN Optimization

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Too often in the world of high tech, we get caught up in techno-speak (or as some call it, techno-babble). In many ways it is a natural outgrowth of describing highly complex networking concepts and techniques that defy any attempt to express them in more approachable terminology. We’re all guilty of it to some...

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09 Jun, 16

Thinking ‘Outside the Box’ with SSL VPNs

posted in BYOD Policy, SSL VPN by

Many IT managers have come to regard SSL VPN as a mere commodity technology – needed to provide secure access to network resources for remote and mobile workers, but about as exciting as plain oatmeal. Of course, securing remote access is the primary function of an SSL VPN appliance. However, just as network and...

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18 May, 16

5 Steps to 360° Application Security

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, BYOD Policy, Server Load Balancing, SSL Acceleration, SSL Offloading, SSL VPN, WAF, Web Application Firewall by

Array recently published a new white paper, titled ‘360° Application Security.’ The white paper describes an architecture for holistic multi-layer security for Web-based business operations that addresses all potential attack vectors, and does so in a coordinated manner using an architecture that will scale to meet the needs of a growing business. The infographic...

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04 Apr, 16

Check Out Array’s Guest Post on the Nutanix Elevate Blog

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, Server Load Balancing, SSL Acceleration, SSL Offloading, Virtualized ADC by

You may have read recently about Array joining the Nutanix Elevate Technology Alliance Program. Nutanix earlier today posted a guest blog from Array titled “Array Networks and Nutanix Acropolis Change the Paradigm for Virtualization TCO.” The blog post explores the history of virtualization and cloud, and how the Nutanix enterprise cloud, in conjunction with...

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17 Mar, 16

Choosing the Right SSL VPN Solution

posted in Multi-Tenant, SSL VPN by

Other Array authors have written in the past about the value of SSL VPNs in supporting BYOD, and in the technology’s overall value as a key component of the network security infrastructure. SSL VPN – a.k.a. TLS VPN, secure access gateway, etc. – is a pretty mature technology; however if you are planning for...

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15 Mar, 16

5 Trends to Watch in 2016

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, SSL VPN, Virtualized ADC by

The beginning of a new year always brings an exuberant flurry of predictions from industry pundits, marketing folks, bloggers and others. While certainly many of these predictions have merit, in the 15-plus years since Array was founded we’ve all seen our share of industry fads, hype and vaporware, as well as entire classes of...

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01 Feb, 16

How Safe is OpenSSL? Part III: Best Practices

posted in ADC, Application Delivery Controllers, Server Load Balancing, SSL VPN, Virtualized ADC by

In parts I and II of this blog series, we examined the frequency and severity of OpenSSL vulnerabilities, and key differences between OpenSSL and Array’s proprietary SSL stack. In this final edition of the series, we’ve promised to provide useful tips and techniques as well as best practices to help you use SSL while...

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16 Dec, 15