Layer 7 Technologies and F5 Team Up to Deliver Enhanced XML Gateway

March 2, 2010 by · Comments Off on Layer 7 Technologies and F5 Team Up to Deliver Enhanced XML Gateway 

Web Hosting ToolsSAN FRANCISCO – Layer 7, the leader in XML gateways for SOA and Cloud, today announced that it has joined F5 Networks’ Technology Alliance Program. In partnering with F5, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, Layer 7 is delivering enhanced service provider-grade SOA delivery assurance for global enterprises. By optimizing its XML Gateway to leverage the security and high-availability features of F5® BIG-IP® solutions, Layer 7 provides optimum uptime for globally distributed Web services. Together, Layer 7 and F5 technologies also improve automated service provisioning capabilities, enabling organizations to move toward successfully implementing dynamic infrastructures.

“The combination of Layer 7 and F5 technologies gives application service providers several industry-first delivery capabilities to meet their SOA assurance needs,” said Phil Walston, vice president of product management for Layer 7. “These capabilities include enhanced denial of service and rate limiting functionality, XML affinity, session persistence and centralized SSL offload, as well as seamless service registration. Service providers will be able to deliver value-added applications with solid, enforceable Service Level Agreements from the transport layer all the way up to the API.” Read more