What is Edge Computing and why is it important for IoT and ADC’s?

by Greg Howett, February 5th, 2018

As we enter the age of Edge Computing and continue to evolve in line with this emerging technology, we announce #edgeNEXUS, the brand new name for #jetNEXUS. But firstly, what is Edge Computing and why is it relevant for application delivery and #IoT? Edge Computing describes the provision of data processing further away from the […]

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WannaCry – What’s next…

by Vivek Singh, February 5th, 2018

Thoughts on the latest NHS “WannaCry” exploit – could it happen again, could it be worse and what lessons can be learned? NHS “WannaCry” exploit – It could happen again and it could be worse! This week we have witnessed the wide spread hacking of computer systems, this has had widespread implications to us all as […]

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Load Balancing? What is it?

by Simon Shaw, September 7th, 2017

Picture this, you work in purchasing. You come into work to find a sign-off request on your desk for yet another IT solution. A load balancer – you are unsure of what it is or does, all you know is that the IT department need it. Sound familiar? Before you call your IT Manager and […]

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Real World Uses for Application Traffic Management

by Simon Shaw, July 28th, 2017

Load Balancers have evolved to deliver a wealth of application optimisation features that go beyond simple high availability and resilience. Often when it comes to traffic management, there is a list of complex features that a Load Balancer can deliver. However if like me, you don’t know every IT acronym under the sun, then you […]

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6 Things to Consider When Deploying a Load Balancer

by Simon Shaw, July 19th, 2017

When you have made the sensible decision to implement a load balancer within your infrastructure, there are a few points you should consider to get the best from your solution. Load Balancing technology has evolved considerably and as a result, the terminology and architecture surrounding it can be confusing and overwhelming. This blog explores the […]

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The True Cost of Complexity within the Modern Network

by Adel Nasseri, June 29th, 2017

“We have to cut costs!” This is a phrase uttered too often in meetings. It is perhaps the most common business challenge all enterprises face and will continue to be so, until increasing profitability is no longer a priority for businesses. Until that day, department heads must look at new and existing ways of becoming […]

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How to Migrate F5 iRules to edgeNEXUS flightPATH

by Donna Toomey, June 7th, 2017

It’s a widely held belief among my colleagues at edgeNEXUS that whilst F5 LTM load balancers are extremely powerful and flexible, the reliance on the use of iRules scripting to perform some basic functions leads to unnecessary complexity.   You only have to do an online search for F5 iRules to discover the pain and […]

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Mr Worldwide Presents: A Brief Overview of Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)

by Simon Shaw, June 2nd, 2017

What is GSLB and how does it work ? Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) is a method of directing traffic across multiple networks, be it on the same site, or on the other side of the world. GSLB can be used to load balance across two separate networks, where there are no VLANs in place, […]

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WannaCry – What’s next…

by Donna Toomey, May 16th, 2017

Thoughts on the latest NHS “WannaCry” exploit – could it happen again, could it be worse and what lessons can be learned? NHS “WannaCry” exploit – It could happen again and it could be worse! This week we have witnessed the wide spread hacking of computer systems, this has had widespread implications to us all as […]

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Lucky 13 for TLS SNI

by Donna Toomey, January 25th, 2017

It’s hard to believe but TLS Server Name Indication (SNI) has been around for thirteen years. In our modern times, it’s a dinosaur, yet strangely a little used one; although that is finally changing, and it’s in this blog that we explore how edgeNEXUS advanced load balancers can support this feature. SNI deals with one […]

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