Radware, a leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that its intelligent application delivery controller (ADC), AppDirector® 2.11, has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’sSiebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) 8.1.
Siebel CRM 8.1 is designed to offer industry-specific solutions for self-service and complete customer loyalty management that enables cost-efficiency through the use of open standards technology. With enhanced user interfaces and new sales forecasting capabilities, organizations are empowered with the tools necessary for driving revenue streams. Radware’s AppDirector is based on a pay-as-you-grow licensing model, which generates accelerated application speeds and provides ‘always up’ network access all in a well integrated solution.
Oracle Validated Integration through the Oracle PartnerNetwork gives customers confidence that integrations between Oracle Applications and complementary partner solutions have been validated and the products work together as designed. This can help reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review the integrations of third-party software to Oracle Applications products, including productized repeatable integrations from system integrators. Oracle provides access to Oracle Applications software, tools, technical resources and training to assist partners in developing integrations based on Oracle standards and best practices. Partners who have successfully validated their integrations are authorized to use the “Oracle Validated Integration” logo.
The award-winning AppDirector solution brings a wealth of critical benefits to customers through its integration approach, including:
• Server Availability and Application Performance: By combining its next-generation, OnDemand Switch® multi-gigabit hardware platform with the powerful capabilities of the company’s APSolute® operating system “classifier,” these cutting-edge tools (including SSL acceleration, TCP multiplexing, object caching, web and image compression, TCP optimization, and more) improve response time across various media types and offload Siebel CRM servers while providing a dedicated level of accelerated service for all types of end-users (including PDAs, wireless, broadband, etc.).
• Cost Savings through a Pay-As-You-Grow Solution: With no forklift upgrade requirements, Siebel CRM users enjoys an ”always working” network environment that provides quick access to CRM applications and promotes business continuity through intelligent traffic routing mechanisms. This helps improve company’s short- and long-term savings on CAPEX and OPEX.
• Effective Disaster Recovery for Local and Globally Dispersed Siebel CRM Solutions: Transaction completion is enabled through layer 4-7 traffic redirection policies with a resilient solution. Combined with a patented, sophisticated network proximity and site load calculation, it results in real-time identification and bypassing of any faulty element leading to always-available globally dispersed Siebel CRM solution.
• Securely Integrated Network Services for Business Operations: Radware’s ADC solution delivers an industry-leading integrated application security feature to alleviate risks. With a number of security services from web application protection and PCI compliance to Denial of Service (DoS) protection and an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), customers are provided with fast and accurate shields that prevent security threats.
“By leveraging our partnership with Oracle, we continue to offer our customers a complete solution in AppDirector that provides levels of resilience, efficiency, and scalability, which are unparalleled in today’s market,” said Yossi Vardi, Vice-President Business Development, Radware. “In addition to offering advanced technical features, we remain committed to aggressively promote business values and facilitate growth through a best-of-breed solution that is designed to streamline the implementation of ADC’s and enhance the quality of experience for our customers.”
AppDirector’s advanced capabilities allow the solution to integrate with newly-deployed Siebel CRM environments hassle-free and without the need to make specific configuration changes or adjust customer existing source code across web servers. With effective Layer 4-7 policies and granular application intelligence for end-to-end business-smart networking, AppDirector has the capability to manage tailored Siebel CRM deployments of all sizes.
Radware is a Gold level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
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Radware (radware.com), a global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for nearly 10,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute®, Radware’s comprehensive and award-winning suite of application delivery and network security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks “business smart”.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, general business conditions in the Application Switching or Network Security industry, changes in demand for Application Switching or Network Security products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders and other risks detailed from time to time in Radware's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Radware's Form 20-F.