Radware®, a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced that the integration of Radware’s Alteon VA® with VMware’s application provisioning solution, VMware vFabric™ Application Director™, is now generally available.
With VMware vFabric Application Director 5.0., Radware’s Alteon VA blueprint can now be downloaded directly from the new VMware Cloud Application Marketplace™, helping customers simplify and automate the management of software-defined datacenters (SDDC).
“Radware’s collaboration with VMware is a prime example of our commitment to delivering comprehensive and cost-effective ADC and virtualization solutions for enterprises, carriers and other businesses operating in the cloud,” says Gilad Zlotkin, vice president, virtualization & management products, Radware. “With the integration of the Alteon VA with VMware vFabric™ Application Director™5.0, it is now easier than ever to embed an ADC in an application blueprint.”
Radware provides organizations with the tools they need to optimize the efficiency and availability of their mission-critical applications in the virtual data center. As this ADC brings high availability and performance to mission critical applications, it also supports multiple form factors, enabling easy migration from development & testing to production environment with the same blueprint will prove to be a unique value added benefit for customers.
VMware vFabric Application Director 5.0 allows customers to easily implement Radware’s Alteon VA as the ADC component for their virtual data centers, reducing application deployment times from weeks to just minutes. Using a simple drag and drop canvas, VMware vFabric Application Director 5.0 allows for seamless deployment of Radware’s Alteon VA as a service on any private, public or hybrid clouds including VMware vCloud Director® and Amazon EC2. In addition, with VMware vFabric Application Director 5.0, customers can now export their Alteon ADC blueprint across cloud providers, allowing for increased flexibility and business agility.
The Radware Alteon VA blueprint is available for download in the VMware Cloud Applications Marketplace, an ecosystem of developers, independent software vendors, system integrator partners and end consumers. Customers now have direct access to fully configured, ready-to-use Radware enterprise solutions, making it easier to build virtual data centers, increase speed to market and reduce overhead through automation.
“We are pleased to work with Radware to continue bringing complementary solutions to market with the release of VMware vFabric™ Application Director™ 5.0 and the VMware Cloud Applications Marketplace™,” said Shahar Erez, director, Application Management Products, VMware. “As organizations look to modernize and consolidate their data center infrastructure in the cloud, the integration of Radware’s Alteon VA and VMware vFabric Application Director 5.0 can help customers accelerate, automate and simplify their application deployments.”
About Radware’s Alteon VA
Alteon VA is a fully featured Alteon application switch packaged as a virtual appliance running on server virtualization infrastructures, providing identical functionality to Alteon physical ADC devices including local and global server load balancing. It further provides application acceleration through Radware's FastView™ Web Performance Optimization (WPO) technology, Layer 7-aware content redirection and modification capabilities, and application-specific optimized templates, automation and reports through Radware's AppShape™.
As a virtual appliance, it is the ideal solution for cloud service providers, offering application delivery services as well as other computing services with very high business agility to their customers. It enables them to offer a soft ADC solution that meets their business objectives. When integrated with orchestration systems in the data center, Alteon VA unleashes the full agility of application delivery services by driving workflow automation and a greater level of efficiency in the virtualized data center.
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