Blue Coat WAN Application Delivery solutions "stop the bad and accelerate the good," optimizing application performance and security for any user, anywhere, across a distributed enterprise. Blue Coat's proxy architecture completely understands users and applications on the network, affords granular control over security, and permits fast, secure delivery of all applications critical to running the business. Blue Coat Systems is the world's largest provider of WAN Application Delivery solutions. Over 6,000 of the most demanding enterprises, including 93 from the top 100 of the Fortune Global 500®, trust Blue Coat to secure and accelerate mission-critical applications.
New Solution Brief
Integrating Blue Coat CacheFlow with Brocade ADX solutions gives service providers scalable, redundant, carrier-grade architecture that helps them save significantly on bandwidth and backhaul traffic.
Service providers, including ISPs and Mobile Operators, are challenged to maintain profitability in extremely competitive markets. They need to achieve quicker return on investment (ROI) while delivering a consistently fast and reliable Web experience. Brocade ServerIron ADX solutions and Blue Coat CacheFlow appliances combine to provide a service-oriented platform that offers compelling ROI and will enable value-added, differentiated revenue-generating services in the future.
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By adding the fully interoperable solution set of Brocade ServerIron traffic controllers and Blue Coat intelligent application appliances, service providers and large enterprises can promise reliable, consistent application delivery, security, and an excellent user experience. This powerful combination of network devices can easily scale as the user population expands and traffic amounts increase. ServerIron switches provide virtually unlimited scalability to Blue Coat devices. As content demand grows, simply slide in another Blue Coat appliance and configure the ServerIron switch to use the new resource.
The Brocade and Blue Coat CacheFlow joint solution enables service providers to manage growth in network traffic and subscribers while delivering a secure, reliable Web experience to customers.
The Blue Coat CacheFlow 5000 utilizes highly effective Web caching technology to save bandwidth on expensive international links and backhaul traffic, while improving the end-user Web experience. Through a scalable architecture of cache farms, service providers can accelerate the delivery of rich Web 2.0 content, large files and video. This significantly reduces infrastructure costs by controlling bandwidth consumption while improving customer satisfaction.
Brocade ServerIron ADX switches provide industry leading Layer 2 through 7 switching performance, enabling highly secure and scalable application service infrastructures. The switches efficiently distribute unified application services by measuring server utilization and connection load in real time, providing visibility and manageability of application performance, security, and service delivery. As a result, Web applications run more efficiently and with higher availability—streamlining operations, increasing business agility, significantly reducing costs, and helping service providers support growth.
Please see our latest solution guide, Scaling Blue Coat CacheFlow Using Brocade ServerIron in Service Provider Environments. This document Provides best practices for deploying Brocade networking solutions with the Blue Coat CacheFlow appliance. Brocade ServerIron ADX application delivery controllers implemented in Cache Switching mode provide end-to-end networking to scale a farm of Blue Coat CacheFlow appliances.
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