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#Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers – #ADC, #NetScaler, #Citrix

November 26, 2013 Leave a comment
Citrix is keeping up the good work and is placed with F5 in the Leader quadrant!

Citrix is positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers for the seventh consecutive year: the Gartner Magic Quadrant Report focuses on vendor’s ability to solve complex application deployment challenges. Don’t miss this chance to learn from Gartner’s independent research.

NetScaler is well established as the industry’s leading internet delivery system, touching an estimated 75 percent of internet users each day. Citrix builds on this leadership to provide the world’s most advanced cloud networking platform, giving customers a single, integrated solution that brings the elasticity, simplicity and expandability of the cloud to any network. This combination helps customers deliver public and private cloud services with the best performance, security and reliability to any device. Learn more about the importance of this recognition by reading this recent press release.

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers
Figure 1.Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers

 
 

Source: Gartner (October 2013). The full 2013 Gartner Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant, report can be viewed on the Gartner website.

//Richard

#Citrix #NetScaler Application Delivery Controller Denial of Service Vulnerability

A denial of service vulnerability has been identified in Citrix NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC). This vulnerability, when exploited, could cause the Citrix NetScaler appliance to become temporarily unavailable for normal use.

This vulnerability affects Citrix NetScaler ADC version 10.0 prior to version 10.0-76.7 only.

Citrix NetScaler ADC versions 10.1 and 9.3 are not affected by this vulnerability.

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//Richard

 

Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers – #Citrix, #NetScaler, #F5

January 22, 2013 Leave a comment

The application delivery controller has evolved into a key component of the data center architecture, and enterprises should evaluate ADCs based on how they integrate with this architecture and support more-advanced features, such as user and traffic control and monitoring.

Market Definition/Description

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) provide functions that optimize enterprise application environments. The market evolved from the load-balancing systems that were specifically developed to ensure the availability and scalability of websites. Enterprises use ADCs to optimize reliability, end-user performance, data center resource use and security for a variety of enterprise applications.

Magic Quadrant

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers
Figure 1.Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers

Source: Gartner (October 2012)

Vendor Strengths and Cautions

A10 Networks

A10 continues to gain market share and brand awareness, especially in Asia, and it is aggressively targeting the North American market. Its product development has placed focus on developing a scalable high-performance platform with a strong feature set but a more limited focus on establishing a data center architectural vision. While strong in its product focus, A10 has demonstrated more limited innovation and still has a more narrow feature support than leading vendors. A10 is a good choice for enterprises seeking a cost-effective…

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//Richard

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