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#Citrix Introducing #CloudBridge 2000 and 3000

Ok, this is interesting!

Citrix is pleased to announce the new WAN-optimization appliances: CloudBridge 2000 and CloudBridge 3000. These appliances come loaded with our WAN-optimization and XenDesktop acceleration technologies including rich protocol optimization, advanced TCP flow-control, adaptive compression and smart acceleration.

This blog highlights some of key features of these appliances.

Un-matched Scalability: A pay-grow offering that is unique in the WAN-optimization industry

Using the pay-grow offering, CloudBridge 2000 can be scaled from a throughput of 10 Mbps to 20 Mbps and further to 50 Mbps with just a license upgrade. Similarly CloudBridge 3000 can be scaled from 50 Mbps to 100 Mbps and further to 155 Mbps. This avoids the cost, time and logistics overhead associated with a forklift replacement. So if you have small office and expect to grow in future then these appliances are ideal for you.

 

 

 

Series 2000 3000
Application Large Branch/Small Enterprise Medium Enterprise
Licensed Bandwidth 10/20/50 50/100/155
Concurrent HDX Sessions 100/200/300* 300/400/500*
Pay-to-Grow Yes Yes
Disk Storage 600 GB SSD 4 x 600 GB SSD
Interfaces Four 1 GigE Copper FTW

2 x 1 GigE Cu (HA/Mgmt)

6 – GigE Cu or 4 – Fiber FTW

2 x 1 GigE Cu (LOM/Mgmt)

Power Supplies 1 x 300 watt 2 x 300 watt, hot swap
* Session count is limited by link bandwidth, no session count is enforced.  Published numbers are for guidance only.

Built-in reliability

CB 2000 and CB 3000 models come prepackaged with Network bypass cards for the traffic interfaces. This ensures that the traffic to your network is never interrupted, even in case of power failure to the appliance.

Also with these models do not contain any rotating disks. Instead they use SSDs as storage resulting in enhanced disk-access speed and…

Continue reading here on the blog post and also look at this Service Delivery Network video where you can look at Citrix’s story on how enterprise and cloud networks are unified into a service delivery fabric that optimizes and secures applications and data.

//Richard

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