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|Fortinet® Accelerates and Secures Application Delivery with New Mid-Range Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Cloud-Based Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)|
|Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:06:59 PM|
FortiADC-300E and FortiDirector GSLB Deliver High-Performance and Secure Application Delivery for Mid-Sized Enterprises
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- August 12, 2013 -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) - a world leader in high-performance network security - today announced the first new additions to its secure Application Delivery product portfolio that are a direct result of the company’s recent acquisitions of Coyote Point Systems and XDN. The FortiADC-300E is a high-performance Application Delivery Controller (ADC) for mid-sized enterprises that combines traditional Load Balancing with advanced features that route traffic at the application level and offload secure HTTPS transactions from servers. FortiDirector is a hosted Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) service for medium and large enterprises, Application Service Providers (ASPs) and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers that bridges application traffic across multiple data centers and works with the FortiADC, FortiBalancer and Coyote Point Equalizer application delivery product lines. Together, the appliances and the service greatly enhance application performance for end users.
“To meet the rapid growth of secure applications, enterprises are demanding the integration of high performance security features into all aspects of their IT infrastructure, especially beginning at the front door with the application delivery controller,” said John Maddison, vice president of marketing for Fortinet. “As a logical extension to Fortinet’s leadership in the high performance network security market, the FortiADC-300E and FortiDirector combine to offer blazing fast HTTP performance, high reliability and optimized support of secure traffic across multiple data centers.”
Key Features of the FortiADC-300E
Based on Coyote Point’s top-selling Equalizer E370LX application delivery appliance, FortiADC-300E extends the current FortiADC lineup into the mid-market with the highest performance and best value in its class. Key features include:
Key Features of FortiDirector
FortiDirector GSLB is a hosted service using XDN’s CloudDirector platform providing a new level of application delivery to the FortiADC product family. Most GSLB solutions for application delivery reside on the ADC or require a separate appliance. With FortiDirector, instead of requiring GSLB to be managed within a customer’s IT infrastructure, the service elevates it to a global DNS-based network that routes traffic anywhere in the world quickly and reliably.
FortiDirector’s DNS resolution can route traffic to any externally available IP address. This offers the ability to connect to applications managed by any of Fortinet’s ADC solutions and provides interoperability with existing ADC appliances from other manufacturers. It’s also one of a handful of solutions in the market that can route traffic to single servers without requiring an ADC or a hosted server solution. Key features of FortiDirector include:
The FortiADC-300E and FortiDirector are available now.