Enterprises are fighting with growing global competition and their success depends on how efficient and effective they are in meeting their client’s expectations. The virtual enterprise network is gathering momentum to heed this challenge.
Alcatel-Lucent (News - Alert) is introducing an enhancement to its Application Fluent Network solution that can automatically adjust and optimize the entire corporate network to smoothly and effectively support mobile devices and real-time applications in the local area network, the data center and across the wide area network.
This enhancement has been made to run corporate networks very efficiently. The Application Fluent Network solution provides automation that is crucial to businesses of any size to address the issues related to delivering virtualization and mission-critical applications securely to employees over a high-performance network – no matter where workers are accessing these programs.
It has been built on Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise products including OmniSwitch 10k, OmniSwitch 6900 and the OmniSwitch 6850E, verified as Citrix Ready across multiple products from Citrix including Citrix including Citrix XenApp, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix NetScaler and Citrix Branch Repeater.
Rohit Mehra of IDC (News - Alert) said in a statement, “Employees are becoming increasingly mobile and rely more on smart devices, tablets and virtual applications to do their jobs, putting substantial pressures on enterprise networks to quickly react to changes in workload. Alcatel-Lucent, with its vision for an application fluent network, solves this problem by providing increased automation within the network, bringing many benefits to the enterprise including simplified operations and being able to keep pace with the rapid and dynamic performance tuning required by virtualized workloads.”
Alcatel-Lucent’s Application Fluent Network combines individual user policies, the type of device and applications being used, with the knowledge of the entire network to dynamically adjust network access priority and bandwidth allocation, ensuring required service levels are met.
Edited by Braden Becker