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What is an Application Delivery Controller (ADC)

Published By: Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Published:  Jan 19, 2016
Length:  6 pages

ADCs have gained traction within the last decade, largely due to increased demand for legacy load balancing appliances to handle more advanced application delivery requirements and improve application performance.

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) are purpose-built networking appliances whose function is to improve the performance, security and resiliency of applications delivered over the web.

This white paper introduces many of the core services ADCs provide and explains how they benefit both users and application administrators

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