Application Acceleration Now A Billion-Dollar Market

June 2006
Business Communications Review;Jun2006, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the growth of computer network application acceleration market from 2004 to 2005 in the U.S. According to Gartner Group Inc., the growth was driven by the server centralization trend. Application acceleration devices are used to eliminate some loop holes server centralization, such as the tendency of the applications to poorly perform when delivered to greater distance. Application acceleration market is divided into application delivery controller (ADC) segment and wide area network optimization controller (WOC) segment. The market for ADC segment has been leaded by F5 Networks Inc., while Packeteer Inc. has dominated the WOC segment.


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