Modern corporations depend on business applications to get work done. Network architects and managers realize that the network must not only support those applications, but optimize those applications through re-engineering. Doing so requires knowledge of the server, applications and networking functions and how all the systems work together. This ebook chapter discusses application delivery and performance, and points to technologies that you can use to ensure that critical applications are meeting desired expectations.
- Application delivery controllers/load balancers
- Application behavior
- Application acceleration
- Server offload
- Application security