Extensible platform designed to thrive in data center ecosystem, delivers optimization, scale and intelligent integration points for agility in delivering applications “anywhere-to-anywhere”
MILPITAS, CA — February 8, 2011 — Array Networks Inc., (TWO: 3664) a global leader in optimized application access, security and delivery, today announced the availability of SpeedCore, an ultra-scalable, edge-to-core software platform for application delivery networking. Leveraging Array’s extensible APIs and the latest in multi-core parallel processing, SpeedCore enables unrivaled data center agility and unequaled scalability for application security, optimization and control.
Array products, powered by SpeedCore, enable enterprises and service providers to cost-effectively meet the challenge of high-volume data traffic driven by explosive growth in mobility, virtualization and cloud computing. New enhancements introduced with SpeedCore include extensible integration and management, Web application acceleration, application-aware traffic management and IPv6 to support explosive growth in IP devices.
CIOs and IT must support secure, real-time connectivity between applications and any user, anywhere, on any device to meet the growing demands of customers, employees and partners. With usage multiplying, delivering applications in a cost-conscious manner aligned with revenues and productivity is a business imperative. Built to leverage Array’s parallelized multi-core architecture, SpeedCore delivers the performance, security and availability, plus the control and data center intelligence needed to affordably scale applications to any IP-enabled device, anywhere.
Leveraging SpeedCore’s extensible APIs, customers and partners can marry application traffic intelligence with threat and risk management platforms, virtual management platforms and custom solutions for reporting, billing, and SLAs. From providing real-time usage intelligence to seamlessly interoperating with complementary edge-to-core data center technologies, SpeedCore as a platform provides tremendous value and opportunity for enterprises, technology vendors, system integrators and service providers.
“Array Networks and SoftLayer have been partners for years,” says Sean Charnock, VP of Business Development, SoftLayer Technologies. “Rapid deployment and the extensible nature of SpeedCore APIs were the deciding factors for standardizing on Array application delivery solutions. Array’s vision of SpeedCore as a platform for partner development is strategically aligned with our competitive advantages, as well as our need to automate data center management for agile, real-time service provisioning.”
In addition to leading edge extensibility, SpeedCore delivers substantial value aligned with the growth in virtual computing. Integration with management tools such as VMware vCenter allows SpeedCore to provide real-time usage intelligence that enables agile control of virtual infrastructures to optimize service delivery, utilization and cost.
“With the rapid adoption of always-on connectivity, cloud computing and virtualization, enterprises need to provide massive scale, performance, availability and extensibility for their IT and network infrastructure,” said Michael Zhao, president and CEO of Array Networks. “The SpeedCore platform represents a major milestone in the evolution of application delivery technology that will enable our enterprise and service provider customers to meet these challenges while remaining profitable and without compromising the user experience. We look forward to working with our customers, technology partners, resellers and system integrators to power the next generation of application, rich content and data service delivery.”
Products powered by SpeedCore are packaged and sold on Array’s compact, energy-efficient hardware appliances. SpeedCore is available today for Array’s APV Series Application Delivery Controllers and will be available soon for Array’s full line of next-generation products. Customer and reseller requests are welcome, as are inquiries from technology partners seeking to integrate with Array Networks to create tomorrow’s solutions for optimized application delivery. For additional information on SpeedCore, visit: www.arraynetworks.net.
About Array Networks
Array Networks Inc. is a global leader in enterprise secure application delivery and universal access solutions for the rapidly growing SSL VPN and application delivery controller (ADC) markets. More than 5,000 customers worldwide – including enterprises, service providers, government and vertical organizations in healthcare, finance, insurance and education – rely on Array to provide anytime, anywhere secure and optimized application access. Industry leaders including Deloitte, Red Herring, Gartner, and Frost and Sullivan have recognized Array as a market and technology leader.