Korea’s Premier Credit Rating Agency Uses Crescendo Networks to Accelerate Web Application Performan

– Korea Information Service ensures the performance and availability of its online credit rating services with Crescendo’s AppBeat™ DC –


TEL AVIV, Israel & MENLO PARK, Calif. – January 26, 2009 – Crescendo Networks, Ltd., the recognized performance leader in Web application acceleration and optimization, today announced that Korea Information Service, Korea’s first credit rating agency, is using AppBeat DC to ensure the performance, availability and reliability of its online credit rating services. Korea Information Service provides fair credit rating services, thereby facilitating financial transactions based on credit quality and leading the advancement of the capital market.

“Since our inception in 1985, Korea Information Service has endeavored to provide fair credit rating services based on professionalism and independence with the goal of protecting investors. We are determined to proactively detect environmental changes and new credit risks and incorporate these changes into our credit ratings as quickly as possible,” said Jeong-Won Hwang, System Manager at Korea Information Service. “Crescendo’s AppBeat DC helps us deliver the most up-to-date credit rating information to global securities companies faster and more reliably, ensuring investors worldwide have timely and accurate financial information to facilitate their investment decisions.“

AppBeat DC is the best performing application delivery controller, providing high availability, scalability, acceleration and optimization for Web applications. Unlike competing solutions, AppBeat DC leverages the industry’s only purpose-built platform, uniquely designed for maximum performance and feature concurrency. By offloading servers from process-intensive tasks and optimizing the delivery of the application to the users, AppBeat DC significantly improves overall application performance, security and availability while reducing datacenter costs.

“With more investors using the Internet to research and place trades than ever before, it is important for investors to have access to the most reliable and current credit rating information and analysis. AppBeat DC not only provides Korea Information Service with the application performance and reliability needed to deliver their credit rating services to their customers today, but will help them scale to meet future demand as they extend their global reach,” said Adoram Ga’ash, CEO of Crescendo Networks.


About Crescendo Networks
Crescendo Networks is the recognized performance leader for accelerating and optimizing the delivery of business-critical, web-enabled applications. The company’s unique multi-tier application delivery architecture dramatically improves the operation of today's demanding application infrastructure. The world’s largest corporations and fastest growing Web properties rely on Crescendo for the application performance and efficiency needed to ensure usability, facilitate rapid business growth, lower IT costs and capture additional revenue. To learn more about Crescendo Networks application delivery solutions, visit www.crescendonetworks.com.