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Radware's Alteon NG Selected by Brinkster - Provides Customers With Uninterrupted Availability to Their Applications Through Effective Load Balancing and Guaranteed Application SLA

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MAHWAH, N.J., July 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware®(Nasdaq:RDWR), a leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers, announced Brinkster, a leading provider of custom cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) has selected Radware's Alteon® NG to provide its clients with an effective load balancing solution that ensures application SLA service and predictable performance.

Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Brinkster services 50,000 customers in over 175 countries. As an IaaS company, Brinkster provides 24/7 load balancing capabilities for all web, cloud and mobile based applications – a key requirement for most of their clients. Facing heavier and more complex web pages, increased migration to the cloud and strained networks due to mobility and BYOD, Brinkster required a solution that can address these growing, key infrastructure challenges that affect its web applications SLA.

"Load balancing is a key requirement for most of our clients. Unwanted downtime can affect a network if not properly managed and quite frankly, something we can't afford," says Nathaniel Kemberling, chief technology officer and executive vice president of Brinkster. "Our clients' success hinges on how effective we are at managing their network."

To ensure its clients receive uninterrupted availability to their applications, Brinkster selected Radware's Alteon NG. As the only load balancer that guarantees application SLA, Brinkster not only protects their business reputation, productivity and profitability, but can also provide these assurances to their customers. As a very versatile hardware platform, the Alteon NG is scaled to fit any of Brinkster's customers from small start-ups to large corporations.

"Brinkster's selection of the Alteon NG shows they truly had their customer's best interest in mind," says Amir Peles, vice president of technology, Radware. "With Alteon NG's FastView Web optimization module, real-user monitoring, multi-site global server load balancing functionality, business continuity and application optimization is easily achieved. Additionally, it can integrate advanced application delivery controller (ADC) functionality in the OpenStack infrastructure for any enterprise organization that is considering deploying this platform."

Alteon NG is also the ADC leader in the OpenStack space and provides guaranteed capacity for ADC services, assuring that other services or tenants do not impact business critical applications. This out-of-the-box automation streamlines and accelerates application deployment, thereby improving on-boarding times for cloud applications. Brinkster used Alteon NG to offer its enterprise customers application delivery plus advanced services including virtual load balancing and OpenStack integration.

"There is no doubt that we'll be faced with many challenges in the data center that will test us, but having a very robust ADC such as the Alteon NG will help us address emerging IT issues to keep us ahead and our clients up and running around the clock. For the enterprise customer that needs a top of the line load balancer that guarantees 24/7 service availability, Alteon NG is it," added Kemberling.

To learn how Brinkster uses Alteon NG for its enterprise customers, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCjjjJg8cbA

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About Brinkster

Brinkster is a leading provider of custom Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and White Label Cloud. It provides custom designed enterprise infrastructure solutions based on an advanced patent pending custom hardware platform that is hosted and managed from their world class data centers. Brinkster's industry leading solutions deliver cutting edge performance, higher utilization rates, and lower TCO (total cost of ownership). Their solutions include White Label Cloud, hosted desktop, virtualization infrastructure, storage, backup and DR (disaster recovery), DDOS/Network Attack Mitigation and cloud scrubbing, and hosted encrypted email.

For more information, please visit www.brinkster.com.

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