5 reasons to implement an Office 365 hybrid deployment
How to Buy The Best ADC, and The Changes to App Load Balancing
While the traffic that transits the ADC -- HTTP, FTP, DNS -- is all standardized, there are no standards in place to determine how that traffic is processed.
So, shopping by checklist just doesn't work with ADCs.
As a result, it's important to test the ADC you're evaluating before you make the decision to buy.
Fortunately, most vendors now provide virtual appliances that can be used for this purpose.
This makes the feature/function "bake-off" practical for both vendor and prospective customer alike.
Read on to see which ADC features belong on your "must-have" list and which are simply "nice to have."