The application infrastructure is composed of application servers, web servers, and frequently database servers. It is the center of most network structures. This piece of the network framework distributes quality application services to the LAN in addition to staff, partners and clients within the WAN.
The primary functions of application composition include transaction management, clustering, dependable messaging between applications, network management, advanced application improvement devices, proprietary access, and interoperability with legacy technologies. These products permit businesses to assimilate, maneuver and transport information from an assortment of solutions such as databases, web-based applications, and web-enabled legacy applications.
F5's structure of applications offers a strong platform to maintain and expand a wide variety of application services from small, task-oriented and limited scale applications, to huge, sophisticated e-commerce transaction schemes sustaining thousands of people.
With strong local and international traffic management network products, F5 Networks provides valuable advantages for business application deployment. Hardware-based traffic management devices such as F5's provide considerable benefits over software solutions.
The major benefits consist of a wider range of load balancing methods, HTTP compression, the aptitude to bypass inaccessible servers, SSL acceleration, and more effective traffic/application management. Furthermore, F5 has proven itself as a leader in improving the scalability of application infrastructure and optimizing system efficiency through intelligent Layer 7 management and extensive application health assessments. F5 application infrastructure hardware provides a 40-60% improvement in performance over software-based protection solutions.