Radware Combines Cloud With SDN
MAHWAH, N.J. -- Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced the release of a new solution designed to address mobile carriers and cloud providers’ current and next-generation requirements by offering a unique Application Provider Edge (Application-PE) and Attack Mitigation System (AMS). During Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, February 25–28, 2013, Radware will unveil Application-PE which provides an application-level demarcation point in the mobile control and data plane frameworks and offered on Radware’s new carrier grade, high capacity application delivery cloud platform, the Alteon® 6420. Designed to meet the challenges that carriers and mobile service/cloud providers face with massive growth of Internet, over-the-top (OTT) video and mobile data traffic, together with the increasing adoption of long term evolution (LTE), Radware's new solution offers intelligent control over mobile data and applications enhancing service optimization and customers’ QoE, while supporting integration with various mobile ecosystems including network virtualization and cloud-based architectures such as Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN). The new Alteon 6420 serves as an Application Provider Edge (Application-PE) to provide an application level demarcation point in the mobile control and data plane frameworks. It provides transparent traffic steering and control for mobile web and applications based on payload, headers, AAA and other policy enforcement interfaces (e.g, Gx) including header modification capabilities to support various mobile use cases. Additional new capabilities include optimized data delivery over radio access networks (RAN) and monitoring/presaging tools such as application performance monitoring (APM). “When determining the right solution for a mobile network, carriers not only look for reliability but truly demand a scalable, cost-effective, and secure solution that is able to keep up with their capacity growth,” says David Aviv, vice president of advanced services, Radware. “We strongly feel our new network cloud platform offers the perfect balance to their needs while moving into cloud based ecosystems,” added Aviv. Radware Ltd.