Radware, a leading provider of integrated application delivery and network security solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that its intelligent application delivery controller (ADC), AppDirector® version 2.11, has achieved Oracle Validated Integration with the Oracle® E-Business Suite 12.1.
Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 provides global organizations with a business foundation that reduces costs and increases productivity by leveraging a portfolio of rapid value solutions, integrated business processes and industry-focused solutions. Radware's AppDirector provides availability, scalability, performance and security of traffic management for Oracle E-Business Suite business transactions, providing long-term investment protection, and business continuity as well as facilitating incremental growth demanded by businesses today. AppDirector works in conjunction with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 to offload resource intensive processing, providing advanced health monitoring, eliminating network disruptions and effectively managing enterprise traffic.
“With global companies and organizations requiring solutions to help them compete in today’s business climate more effectively, AppDirector ensures that Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 users experience optimized network environments that result in short-term and long-term cost-savings,” said Yossi Vardi, Vice-President, Business Development, Radware. “AppDirector continues to protect customer investments by maximizing service infrastructure resources and producing accelerated performance levels that elevate the network’s overall capabilities.”
Radware solutions provide optimized networks that offer the advanced resiliency, efficiency and scalability features required by global businesses. AppDirector’s award-winning platform offers an array of unique benefits that support customers’ mission-critical applications, including:
• On-Demand, “Pay-As-You-Grow” Scalability Addressing ADC Needs: AppDirector is powered by Radware’s next-generation OnDemand Switch platform, which provides a smooth upgrade path without forklift requirements. Offered as part of a “pay-as-you-grow” licensing model, the solution easily supports the addition and/or expansion of Oracle E-Business Suite applications and modules while offering enhanced business continuity. This allows companies to achieve savings on CAPEX and OPEX for full investment protection.
• ‘Always Up’ Availability and Superior Application Performance: Combining its multi-gigabit hardware platform with the advanced capabilities of Radware’s APSolute® operating system “classifier” and “flow management” engine, AppDirector delivers fast and reliable delivery of Oracle E-Business Suite applications over IP networks.
• Ensuring Best Quality of Experience (QoE) and server offloading: AppDirector provides end-to-end performance acceleration of web- and SSL-based applications including SSL offloading, web compression, caching, TCP optimization and bandwidth utilization control - for fast application and transaction response times, optimizing the user experience and offloading Oracle E-Business Suite servers.
• Integrated Network Security Features Help Maximize Business Operations: With intrusion prevention and DoS protection capabilities, AppDirector brings an industry-leading integrated application security feature to restrict harmful application-level attacks. In addition, Radware’s ADC solution includes a Web Application Firewall (WAF) which secures Oracle E-Business Suite applications and enables PCI compliance.
Validation testing of Radware's AppDirector was completed through the Oracle Validated Integration program within the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).
The solution is part of Radware’s Business-Smart Data Center strategy, which is based on an approach to offer a range of innovative capabilities inclusive of pay-as-you-grow procurement models and a series of compelling ‘on demand’ platforms. Radware is a Gold level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
About Oracle Validated Integration
Oracle Validated Integration through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (oracle.com) 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.
About 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.