Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that the 2010 World Expo (Expo 2010) to be held in Shanghai China May 1st through Oct 31st 2010, has deployed Radware’s APSolute® Application Delivery solutions into its network information system to deliver key applications.
The Expo 2010 expects to attract more than 70 million visitors from all over the world, creating an unprecedented festive occasion. Compared with previous expos, Expo 2010 has developed an “Online Expo” based on network technologies, fulfilling organic interactions with the physical expo. Thus, Expo 2010 shall develop itself into an external expo featuring the application of most network technologies. The most striking objective is to build a network platform that enables an alternative experience and real-time interaction. As a top world-wide distinguished meeting, the Expo 2010 calls for great supports from world-class network service providers.
“At an unprecedented scale, it is the first time the World Expo is being held in a developing country. Therefore, we reviewed qualifications of providers according to stringent criteria and ultimately selected Radware for the information service infrastructure system development,” said an official of Expo 2010. “We chose Radware based on its superiority, reliability and all-around substantial strength. We expect its world-class application delivery solutions will provide smooth and secure operation of all related network systems.”
Radware’s integrated application delivery and network security solutions which combine – AppDirector®, AppWall® and LinkProof® with DefensePro® have been deployed to optimize Expo 2010. Radware’s AppDirector ADC (Application Delivery Controller) solution aligns server infrastructure operations with application front-end requirements to eliminate traffic surges, server bottlenecks, connectivity disconnects and downtime. This assures application access, full application continuity and redundancy. Leveraging AppDirector application acceleration features – the Expo can rely on best user experience from their online applications.
Relying on unique behavioral-based and automatically generated real-time signatures to prevent non-vulnerability-based and zero-minute attacks, DefensePro provides security protection ranging from the network layer to the application layer of the Expo’s infrastructure. Furthermore, Radware AppWall provides the industry’s most comprehensive web application security solution eliminating cross-site scripting, cookie poisoning and other web application threats.
Radware’s LinkProof accomplishes dynamic load balancing for links of incoming and outgoing traffic, and maintains sustainable connection of network services and normal content transmission. In conclusion, Radware’s APSolute solutions enable viewers to fully experience the physical Expo beyond the limitation of time and space of the Expo 2010.
“Radware is a global leader in terms of technology and market - application delivery, multilink load balancing and application security are our competitive edges,” said Mr. John Zhao, General Manager of Radware China. “It is our great honor to participate in the information system development of the Expo 2010. We are confident that our experience and skills will ensure a successful experience at the Expo 2010.”
About Expo 2010
The Expo 2010 will be held in Shanghai and the theme is “Better City, Better Life”. The sponsoring authorities expect that the Expo will attract over 70 million visitors all over the world. The total investment in it is RMB 45 billion Yuan, exceeding the investment in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It will be recorded as a grand gathering of the largest scale in the history of World Expo.
Radware (radware.com), the global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for nearly 10,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute®, Radware’s comprehensive and award-winning suite of application delivery and network security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks “business smart”.
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