April 24, 2012 at 05:30 AM EDT
Radware's Alteon® 10000 Delivers the Capacity and Performance Needed to Help a U.S. Tier 1 Carrier Expand Its DNS Application
Alteon 10000's industry-leading throughput meets the requirements for load balancing DNS traffic to handle record growth in mobile data traffic, IPv6 migration challenges and more

MAHWAH, New Jersey, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced a $2 million sale of its Alteon® 10000 application delivery controller (ADC) to a leading Tier 1 telecommunications carrier in the United States.  The telecom provider will deploy Radware's carrier-grade ADC in its network hubs across the U.S. as part of a major upgrade to its domain name system (DNS) application.  

Today's carriers, mobile operators and internet service providers (ISPs) must cost-effectively cope with technological initiatives and challenges to stay competitive and attract new clients.  These include rolling-out new private and public cloud offerings, data center virtualization and consolidation, mobile traffic steering and IPv4 to IPv6 migration.  Because of this, the telecommunications industry in general has been experiencing capacity problems and carriers have looked to ADC vendors for solutions to increase capacity, add efficiencies and refresh legacy switches with new ADC technologies.  

"During the testing phase, Radware was able to show the customer how well the Alteon 10000 performed in real-life scenarios," said Mark McIlvane, vice president, Carrier Sales, North America, Radware. "As a result, we provided the carrier with the confidence that the Alteon 10000 platform could meet and exceed its high standards and requirements for not only managing its DNS needs today, but also to handle the challenges of future IP traffic."

With Radware's Alteon 10000, the carrier has an advanced ADC platform delivering up to 80 Gbps. of on-demand capacity for unparalleled application scalability, availability, reliability and performance. In addition, with Radware's ADC-VX™ hypervisor, Alteon 10000 creates a powerful consolidation platform delivering the industry's greatest virtual ADC (vADC) density on a single ADC platform for greater cost reduction and maximum business agility.

Radware's Alteon 10000 provides performance leadership in Layer 4 through Layer 7 with performance metrics such as up to 11.2 million requests per second via UDP and to 2 million connections per second via TCP, as well as advanced application acceleration features with the highest SSL connections per second (for both 1024 bit and 2048 bit SSL keys). The 6-slots chassis of the Alteon 10000 accommodates 4 payload blades, each providing 20 Gbps. of throughput. As a result, it supports more traffic and more application transactions to ensure the best quality of experience for users with fast response times.

About Radware

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.  Radware's solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down.  For more information, please visit http://www.radware.com.

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