Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

Software Takes Network Management beyond "Load Managing"

Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

Software Takes Network Management beyond "Load Managing"

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For complex, transactional websites that can't afford downtime, Resonate, Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., offers software modules--Commander, Central Dispatch, and Global Dispatch--that supply a "no-fault tolerance" performance alternative to hardware solutions.

Financial services sites with an expanding array of products and services have evolved beyond needing simple "load balancing" to comprehensively manage the overall flow of traffic to the website. Successful operation also requires intelligent troubleshooting, network trafficking, and multi-tier site resource management. Offering these services plus realtime prevention and diagnosis, Resonate's suite of products essentially supports policy-based, or planned, control of network services. With these applications, financial institutions get a solid online presence with little if any service disruption.

Central Dispatch, introduced in version 3.0 this year, enables multi-tier servers to act in concert to handle increased levels of user activity without any perceived change from the user's point of view. In the event of a failure or overloaded server, Central Dispatch automatically routes traffic around the problem system.

Global Dispatch offers advanced traffic mapping capabilities which give site architects control over WAN traffic for optimal performance. Finally, Commander--introduced this year--is an integrated site management system that monitors, reports, and controls critical service levels. …

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