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By Francis Chu  |  Posted 2001-08-20 Print this article Print

// Executive Summary: Web Server Director Pro 7.10"> Web Server Director Pro 7.10

Radwares updated Web Server Director Pro is a powerful hardware-based server load balancer that is easy to use, manage and scale. Although more expensive than Zeus Technologys software-based solution, organizations with large Web infrastructures should swallow the cost to take advantage of the in-depth load balancing capabilities the Radware system provides.

SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // The initial cost of Web Server Director Pro is high, but most shops will have the box up and running in a short time and will see immediate benefits.

LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // Multiple ports and gigabit uplinks ensure that Web Server Director Pro will be highly scalable down the road. Its a good long-term investment.

Includes Radwares advanced SynApps architecture and powerful Layer 7 load balancing of global server farms; system has small footprint; easy to set up and deploy.

Expensive; less flexible than software-based systems.

Radware Inc., Mahwah, N.J.; (201) 512-9771; www.radware.com


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