Stories by Robin Layland

  • How to shop for Enterprise Application Store solutions

    When selecting a vendor to help build your EAS there are several questions you should ask. Do they support multiple mobile OSs? How strong is their access control and security and does it integrate into your existing security and control solution. Do they have a way to help verify that an app doesn't pose a threat? How good is their user interface?

  • ABC's of ADCs in the cloud

    Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) are critical to a smoothly functioning <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/data-center.html">data center</a>. They provide key functions including <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/server.html">server</a> load balancing, monitoring the health of servers and apps; protecting the data center from distributed denial-of-service attacks, performing SSL encryption and decryption; making servers more efficient by managing connections, running specialized application scripts and accelerating <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html">applications</a>.