Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, has announced the integration of its Alteon and DefensePro platforms into Cisco’s Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric.
Integrating Radware’s platforms with Cisco’s ACI will enable IT managers to gain greater value from their Cisco ACI deployment through automated tenant-based application delivery and security services. The integration will particularly benefit large enterprises, hosting service providers and ISPs with faster provisioning, automation and monitoring of applications.
Cisco’s ACI is a holistic architecture with centralized automation and policy-driven application profiles. It helps in strengthening the acuteness of the datacenter without undermining the application SLAs and performance.
Nikhil Taneja, Country Manager, India-SAARC, Radware said, “Radware’s solutions have always helped customers with increased productivity by ensuring 24/7 service availability to customer’s applications & sites. Advanced features such as mitigation against emerging network attacks in real time have enabled customers to protect against attacks before it affects business operations. Integrating Radware’s platforms with Cisco’s ACI will further benefit large enterprises, hosting service providers and ISPs with faster provisioning, automation and monitoring of applications.”
RAH Infotech, a specialized VAD focused on Enterprise & Application Security and Application Delivery, is a distributor of Radware products in India. It adds value to its partners and resellers by distributing the entire product line of Radware which helps the customers through Load Balancing and ADoS (Advanced Denial of Service) & DDoS(Distributed Denial of Service)protection.
Ashok Kumar, MD and CEO, RAH Infotech says, “Radware with Cisco ACI will enable a truly application aware and intelligent network. The integration will provide simplified automation so applications can be deployed faster and efficiently with scalable application service intelligence and integrated service security. Enterprises can reap the benefits in terms of greatly enhanced security and network management.”
Radware, known for its network load balancing and security software has vested interest in the advancement of network infrastructures which can bridge the gap between platforms. Integration of the Alteon and DefensePro platforms into Cisco’s ACI. Cisco will allow Radware’s clients to use the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) to manage their applications individually from remote locations.
“Cisco and Radware have a common vision of an application driven data center. We intend to offer an integrated Layer 2-7 architecture that can respond to business application needs and security requirements, dynamically.” says David Aviv, Vice President of Advanced Services, Radware.