Re: [load balancing] Radware WSD x Alteon 22xx, 34xx

From: HM Chan <chanhonman [izzat] gmail.com>
Date: Wed Jun 28 2006 - 07:17:00 EDT

Hi list,

Don't think this sort of blind FUD would benefit anyone on this list. I
would suggest anyone in doubt with this point talk to their Nortel sales
reps/channels, that they can present you a solid product roadmap.

Regards,
Spencer Chan

On 6/28/06, Gopal Maheshwari <gm3477@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> i heard that Nortel is going under major Business Process Re-engineering
> where they will capitalize on Voice products which is their strength
> and reduce the focus on data products. Nortel is planing to with draw
> support for Alteon in near future.
>
> G Maheshwari
>
>
> On 6/26/06, Richard Golding <richard.golding@affiniti.com> wrote:
> >
> > I would say these points are debatable:
> >
> >
> > * * *Non-blocking architecture which allows wire speed
> > switching.*
> >
> >
> >
> > The Virtual Matrix architecture of the Alteon ensures that the
> > processing is spread across the multiple on-board processors and not the
> > processor to which the port on which the traffic is received is assigned to.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Advanced Application level Intrusion Prevention and DoS
> > protection
> >
> >
> >
> > Same is possible with additional licence key.
> >
> >
> > * *Integrated Global load balancing solution (no need to
> > purchase additional unit) that uses accurate load and proximity
> > measurements (Patented technology) combined with wide range of redirection
> > methods Again same is possible with additional licence key. No
> > additional hardware is required.
> >
> > * **Bandwidth management per user/session and the ability to
> > use CBQ (class Based Queuing) to ensure service levels of time sensitive
> > applications e.g. VoIP, Video conferencing etc. *
> >
> > **
> >
> > Possible with additional licence key.
> >
> >
> >
> > Load balancing of SIP servers while maintaining session/call
> > persistency* * **
> >
> >
> >
> > This is possible with latest software release (v23)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > *From:* owner-lb-l@vegan.net [mailto:owner-lb-l@vegan.net] *On Behalf Of
> > *Udi Segall
> > *Sent:* 22 June 2006 19:41
> > *To:* lb-l@vegan.net
> > *Subject:* RE: [load balancing] Radware WSD x Alteon 22xx, 34xx
> >
> > Hi
> >
> >
> >
> > Here are some of the advantages of Radware WSD vs. Alteon:
> >
> >
> >
> > Non-blocking architecture which allows wire speed switching.
> >
> > Advanced Application level Intrusion Prevention and DoS
> > protection
> > * *Integrated Global load balancing solution (no need to
> > purchase additional unit) that uses accurate load and proximity
> > measurements (Patented technology) combined with wide range of redirection
> > methods
> >
> > * **Bandwidth management per user/session and the ability to
> > use CBQ (class Based Queuing) to ensure service levels of time sensitive
> > applications e.g. VoIP, Video conferencing etc. ***
> >
> > Load balancing of SIP servers while maintaining session/call
> > persistency* ** *
> >
> >
> >
> > Please let me know if you have any questions.
> >
> >
> >
> > Udi
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-lb-l@vegan.net [mailto:owner-lb-l@vegan.net] On Behalf Of
> > Rubens Kuhl Jr.
> > Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 3:35 PM
> > To: lb-l@vegan.net
> > Subject: [load balancing] Radware WSD x Alteon 22xx, 34xx
> >
> >
> >
> > Due to some business issues, one customer has these only two choices
> >
> > for web-server load-balancing (no SSL acceleration): recycling some
> >
> > Radware AS II boxes and deploying WS software in them, or buying newer
> >
> > Alteon boxes.
> >
> >
> >
> > What are the ups and downs of one box against another ?
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Rubens
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