Radware Announces Next-Generation SDN and NFV Solution Strategy for Mobile Carriers and Service Providers

Radware Announces Next-Generation SDN and NFV Solution Strategy for Mobile
Carriers and Service Providers

New Line of SDN and NFV Based Product Offering Enables Mobile Operator
Networks to Deliver and Control Mobile Data and Applications in a
Programmable, More Flexible and Cost Effective GiLAN

MAHWAH, N.J., Feb. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radware^® (Nasdaq:RDWR), a
leading provider of application delivery and application security solutions
for virtual and cloud data centers, today announced a next-generation
software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV)
solution strategy for mobile carriers and service providers. Radware's new
solution strategy leverages SDN and NFV to pioneer an integrated security and
application delivery framework that seamlessly enables comprehensive cyber
defense and service delivery as network-wide native services.

Long Term Evolution (LTE) continues to gain momentum, exhibiting unprecedented
mobile traffic demand and setting more stringent cost-effectiveness
requirements. As competition rises with the growth of the mobile market place,
mobile operators must adopt next-generation technologies to keep up with the
demands of an evolving network. Through Radware's new SDN and NFV solution
strategy, mobile operators can now address this challenge head on by building
smarter, programmable and more flexible GiLAN networks through SDN and NFV
based solutions.

"Though many IT pros are inclined to stand these two concepts up against each
other, as in SDN vs. NFV, these two revolutionary networking developments
don't represent an either-or proposition. In fact, it instead looks very much
like a both-and deal — as in, 'both SDN and NFV are likely to find a place in
modern enterprise networks and carrier infrastructures,'" says Ed Tittel,
technology writer in a recent article for CIO.

Radware's next-generation product line for mobile carriers and service
providers includes new control-plane and data-planes solutions designed to be
integrated within the upcoming SDN ecosystems –includes:–

  *DefenseFlow™ – As the industry's first SDN DDoS offering, DefenseFlow is a
    unique cyber security control-plane application that enables comprehensive
    multi-layer, real-time defense against application and network DoS attacks
    and mobile APTs (advanced persistent threats)
  *Alteon^® NFV – A fully automated, fully NFV-compliant, high performance
    ADC VNFC that delivers a breadth of layer 4-7 services such as GiLAN
    load-balancing, steering, service-chaining and more
  *SteerFlow – A service–delivery control-plane application that enables
    GiLAN data-plane steering and service-chaining scalable up to 1TB

As leader in the SDN industry, Radware actively contributes to open source and
standards including Open Networking Foundation, OpenDaylight and OpenStack, in
addition to broad partnerships with Cisco, HP, NEC, IBM, Mellanox and more.

"Mobile carriers and service providers can greatly benefit from Radware's deep
working relationships with the SDN and NFV ecosystems as the company has
played an integral role in defining standards and technologies in this area
from the ground up," said David Aviv, vice president of Advanced Services.
"Through Radware's new solutions strategy, mobile operators can seamlessly
integrate applications to automate virtual data center workflows, communicate
with SDN controllers, scale on by leveraging the NFV infrastructure, and much
more."

Visit Radware at Mobile World Congress 2014 at Hall 2, Stand 2G50.

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application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its
award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for
business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business
agility. Radware's solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier
customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business
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