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Simple Solution, Big Capability

Meet growing employee and business demands by connecting up to 1,000 users with powerful collaboration capabilities with a single, integrated platform -- Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000). Cisco BE6000 brings people together through core collaboration applications on any device, from any location, at any time. Whether voice, video, presence or more, BE6000 has all the applications you need and CDW has the experts to install them into your platform -- giving your organization flexibility to grow with your business, with less hardware and reduced IT complexity.

Sponsor: CDW


The DDoS Threat Spectrum

Bolstered by favorable economics, today's global botnets are using distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to target firewalls, web services, and applications, often simultaneously. This DDoS threat spectrum includes conventional network attacks, HTTP and SSL floods, and an emerging wave of low-bandwidth threats, plus the new threat vectors likely to target emerging service platforms.

Sponsor: F5 Networks


Need to Replace MS Threat Management Gateway?

A large number of organizations have relied upon Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) for remote access and application publishing, as well as to secure their outbound web traffic. While implementing their TMG replacement strategy, enterprises may be neglecting the last piece of the puzzle--forward web proxy. An effective solution will include various features that work in concert to ensure secure and managed access. Read this article to learn how F5's Secure Web Gateway solution provides a full set of features that can help you successfully migrate from TMG, secure your outbound web traffic, and protect your data and network.

Sponsor: F5 Networks


The Shortfall of Network Load Balancing

Applications running across networks encounter a wide range of performance, security, and availability challenges as IT department strive to deliver fast, secure access from anywhere, at any time, on any device. Read this paper to learn why applications fail, why network load balancing alone offers little protection, and why context-aware application delivery is so critical to making mission-critical applications highly available, fast and secure.

Sponsor: F5 Networks


Leave No App Behind with Software Defined Application Services

F5 Software Defined Application Services (SDAS) is the next-generation model for delivering application services. SDAS takes advantage of F5 innovations in scalability models, programmability, and an intrinsic decoupling of data and control planes to create a unique application service fabric capable of extending the benefits of F5 application delivery services to all applications, irrespective of location. SDAS is the first fabric-based application delivery and control system. It enables service injection, consumption, automation, and orchestration across a unified operating framework of pooled resources.

Sponsor: F5 Networks


Five Key Issues for DNS - The Next Network Management Challenge

The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DNS lookup loading complex sites necessitates hundreds of DNS queries. According to a recent IDG Research Services Survey this rate of traffic will only grow. What's driving this increase? The growth in volume is largely attributed to the rollout of new services and applications along with expanding migration to the cloud and traffic spikes according to the respondents. Are you ready for this surge of new services and applications along with potential DNS threats?

Sponsor: F5 Networks


Three Key Principles to Accelerating Web Applications

Most organizations are concerned with the speed of their applications. Whether it involves an internal business application or a customer-facing shopping site, web application performance can have a huge impact on business performance. A faster-performing web application results in greater sales, better user engagement and improved productivity. The aim of accelerating these web applications is to improve the end-user experience with faster page-load times and more responsive interactivity. Read this article to learn more about the essential principles driving web application acceleration technologies today.

Sponsor: F5 Networks


How Network Connections Drive Web Application Performance

Users around the globe, on all sorts of devices, expect Web applications to function as seamlessly as desktop applications. This paper discusses the challenges and solutions for effectively delivering applications in today's global marketplace.

Sponsor: Equinix