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Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)

Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Overview

What is an Application Delivery Controller (ADC)?

An Application delivery controller (ADC) is a device housed in a data center between firewalls and application servers, existing basically for the purpose of application acceleration, reducing load on websites and performing load balancing, as well as other features (SSL offload, proxy/reverse proxy, a firewall for web applications, and more).

They are part of an application delivery network (ADN), along with WAN optimization controllers (WOCs).

Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) Products

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Cloudflare

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Cloudflare, from the company of the same name in San Francisco, provides DDoS and bot mitigation security for business domains, as well as a content delivery network (CDN) and web application firewall (WAF).

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According to NGINX, a business unit of F5 Networks since the May 2019 acquisition, NGINX powers over 65% of the world's busiest websites and web applications. NGINX started out as an open source web server and reverse proxy, built to be faster and more efficient than Apache. Over the years, NGINX ha…

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F5 BIG-IP software from Seattle-based F5 Networks is a load balancing and application protection solution suite available on cloud or via virtual editions, on a subscription or perpetual licensing basis. The BIG-IP suite of products supports a wide range of security and application performance needs…

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Akamai offers the Ion application delivery controller suite to automatically supply performance optimization to websites and mobile or web applications.

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FortiADC, from Fortinet in San Francisco, is an application delivery controller based on technology acquired with Coyote Point in 2013.

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Array APV Series, from global company Array Networks headquartered near San Francisco, is an application delivery controller.

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The ADX series of application delivery controllers were developed by Brocade and acquired by HCL Technologies in November 2017, after the company Brocade was acquired by Broadcom and many of its products sold.

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Keysight Technologies division Ixia provides the CloudStorm application delivery controller (ADC) available in several editions which may also support in-built network load testing.

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Microsoft's Azure Load Balancer provides built-in load balancing for cloud services and virtual machines, so the user can create highly-available and scalable applications in minutes.

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IBM Load Balancer supports load balance of traffic among servers to improve uptime and easily scae applications by adding or removing servers, with minimal disruption to traffic flows.

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F5 on IBM Cloud lets you see and control all traffic passing through your network. F5’s highly scalable, resilient and reusable services dynamically adapt to ensure application availability, performance and security.