Array Networks Unveils Ultra-Scalable 60Gbps Application Delivery Controller

Flagship APV9650 shatters performance record for ADC appliances,
delivers cloud-scale throughput in a rack-optimized, space-saving form factor

MILPITAS, CA — February 8, 2011 — Array Networks Inc., Array Networks Inc., a global leader in optimized application access, security and delivery, today announced the immediate availability of its next-generation, 60Gbps application delivery controller (ADC) appliance. The APV9650 delivers more L4 throughput, more Layer 7 throughput and unbeatable price-performance as compared to the closest competing ADC appliance. As capable as it is fast, the APV9650 also introduces key enhancements for optimizing service delivery and lowering costs in the enterprise and service provider data center.

Powered by Array’s SpeedCore application delivery platform, the APV9650 leverages a parallelized, multi-core architecture to pack maximum scalability and performance into a compact, energy-efficient form factor. Notable advancements include 2048-bit SSL encryption for accelerating performance and standards compliance, virtual environment integration and 10Gig Ethernet for an affordable route to data center modernization, IPv6 for creating headroom to profit from explosive growth in mobility, and high-speed HTTP processing to enable real-time application velocity for millions of concurrent users.

An agile and powerful traffic management solution, the APV9650 gives enterprises and service providers the ability to non-intrusively support over 20 million concurrent connections at locations where space is at a premium. Consuming 30% less power than the competition and occupying only 2RU, the APV9650 is cost conscious, eco-friendly and cloud focused, conserving precious rack space for revenue-generating services and productivity enhancing applications.

“Array is introducing a paradigm shift in the application delivery market with the launch of the ultra-scalable 60Gbps APV9650,” said Michael Zhao, president and CEO of Array Networks. “This next-generation appliance does far more in a far smaller footprint as compared to anything else on the market. What’s more, it costs less to purchase and deploy and far less to manage and maintain. I’m extremely pleased to deliver to our customers and partners a high-value product so thoroughly aligned with the needs of data center modernization, cloud computing and next generation service creation.”

Designed to excel in the world’s largest and most demanding virtualized data centers, the APV9650 is ideal for global enterprises, tier-one content providers, high-volume ecommerce sites, mobile service providers and leaders in the exploding fields of gaming and social media whose applications and service offerings require nothing short of guaranteed availability, security and performance.

Tightly-integrated capabilities include application-fluent local and global traffic management, a high-performance application firewall, and SSL acceleration, TCP multiplexing, dynamic caching, selective compression and fast HTTP for maximizing server efficiency and minimizing application latency. In addition, the APV9650 features unified command and control for multiple distributed systems, interoperability with third-party monitoring and management solutions and leading-edge extensibility for marrying application traffic intelligence with cloud and virtual technology for the ultimate in optimization, flexibility and control.


The Array Networks APV9650 Application Delivery Controller is available immediately. 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 the APV9650, Array’s SpeedCore platform and other SpeedCore-powered products and solutions, visit:

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.