Solved

Citrix: LAN/WAN acceleration?

Posted on 2010-11-25
4
677 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi,

1) There is a statement from one of the expert (at EE) that Citrix is a company that offers software to do the LAN/WAN acceleration.
2)My comment: I am not clear related to the above statement.
3) Any help?
4) Thank you

tjie
0
Comment
Question by:tjie
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:RushB
RushB earned 100 total points
ID: 34213550
Could you be asking about Citrix HDX?

http://hdx.citrix.com/hdx-wanoptimization

Thank you,
RushB
0
 
LVL 37

Accepted Solution

by:
Carl Webster earned 400 total points
ID: 34213553
Citrix offeres two products: Branch Repeater (formally named WANScaler) and NetScaler.

Citrix® Branch Repeater™, available as both a physical and a virtual appliance, is a branch optimization solution that provides a high-definition desktop and application experience to branch and mobile users while dramatically reducing bandwidth costs and simplifying branch infrastructure. Branch Repeater accelerates desktop and application delivery, decreases bandwidth consumption, and enables server consolidation.”

Branch Repeater provides application acceleration to branch offices of all sizes, datacenters, and mobile workers. The AutoOptimizer engine, which serves as the cornerstone of the Branch Repeater architecture, offers flexible deployment options: the Repeater Plug-in for Citrix Receiver™ software accelerates application delivery to remote users in home offices and on the road, while users in larger branch offices are supported with Branch Repeater appliances.

Citrix NetScaler is a Web application delivery appliance that makes applications run five times better. Available as a separate hardware network device or as a virtualized appliance, NetScaler optimizes application availability through advanced Layer 4-7 load balancing and traffic management, accelerates performance, increases security with an integrated application firewall and substantially lowers costs by increasing Web server efficiency.



http://www.citrix.com/English/ps2/products/product.asp?contentID=1350184

http://www.citrix.com/English/ps2/products/feature.asp?contentID=2300357

0
 

Author Comment

by:tjie
ID: 34213703
1) Is "Branch Repeater" functioning as "Load Balancer"?
0
 
LVL 37

Assisted Solution

by:Carl Webster
Carl Webster earned 400 total points
ID: 34213830
No, NetScaler or the lower end Access Gateway act as the load balancer.
0

Featured Post

Enroll in June's Course of the Month

June's Course of the Month is now available! Every 10 seconds, a consumer gets hit with ransomware. Refresh your knowledge of ransomware best practices by enrolling in this month's complimentary course for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

At the beginning of the year, the IT world was taken hostage by the shareholders of LogMeIn. Their free product, which had been free for ten years, all of the sudden became a "pay" product. Now, I am the first person who will say that software maker…
For many of us, the  holiday season kindles the natural urge to give back to our friends, family members and communities. While it's easy for friends to notice the impact of such deeds, understanding the contributions of businesses and enterprises i…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question