Application Delivery is a combination of services that work in tandem to deploy an application (typically a web application) to end-users with fast, efficient, and reliable data processing and computing within data centers or cloud environments.
Application Delivery offers enhanced security, visibility, reliability, and speeds market readiness during the application deployment process.
Application Delivery incorporates strategy into an organization’s infrastructure with its speed and strength principles. App Delivery works to maximize productivity of personnel and digital engagements while maintaining the integrity of the app experience. Application Delivery is imperative to an organization maintaining long-term reliability and creates a sustainable competitive advantage when it comes to efficiency.
An Application Delivery Controller (ADC) is a computer network device within a data center, often as part of an Application Delivery Network (AND). An ADC is positioned between an organization’s web servers and end-users to manage application traffic. For an example, ADCs often deploy a web application firewall in addition to load balancer functionality.
There are three key elements to Application Delivery:
VMware understands that modern applications require a level of speed, elasticity, and automation that appliance-based infrastructure can’t deliver. VMware’s Application Delivery solutions focus on reigniting consistency wherever applications are deployed—whether that’s across clouds or on premises.