circ IT Relies On Crescendo Networks’ ADC to Ensure Site Performance and Predictability for customer

AppBeat DC Wins Over All Major Rivals and Helps Germany’s Busiest Web Sites Load 60% Faster


MENLO PARK, Calif. – March 4, 2010 – Crescendo Networks, the recognized performance leader for accelerating and optimizing application delivery for web properties, today announced that circ IT selected Crescendo’s application delivery controller to deliver high performance, optimization and scalability for major media sites and search engines.


circ IT is a Duesseldorf-based company specializing in IT services for the media sector. Clients include a whole range of well-known publishing houses which have successfully integrated the company’s high-quality services into their everyday processes. circ IT’s service portfolio is divided into five service areas to support business processes – ERP, media, online, system and professional services.


“We performed an extensive proof of concept in order to select an ADC vendor to replace our Cisco load balancers. Crescendo’s AppBeat DC not only won on performance, but it was the most reliable ADC by a mile. We were able to minimize the HTTP connection strain on our servers and optimize load while improving page load time by 60%”, said Andreas B?chel - Principal Security Consultant for circ IT. “In addition to superior connection management, we were sold on AppBeat DC’s capability to create virtual routing profiles to meet the critical needs of our top customers.”


AppBeat DC is an application delivery controller that delivers optimal application performance while increasing server efficiency. Deployed on a purpose-built platform using dedicated hardware engines with parallel processors, AppBeat DC offloads processing-intensive tasks from servers and combines multiple acceleration features in one highly scalable appliance. Its unique, distributed architecture outperforms other solutions that experience performance degradation and resource contention when multiple features are enabled.


“circ IT’s leading edge ADC needs and traffic prioritization requirements are exactly what AppBeat DC is designed for. Offering these capabilities in hardware makes AppBeat DC the most reliable, and best performing, solution on the market,” said Adoram Gaash, CEO for Crescendo Networks.  “Flexibility and hardware design is key when dealing with numerous end customers, high volume traffic and advanced feature integration.”


About Crescendo Networks
Crescendo Networks accelerates and optimizes delivery of business-critical Web applications through the market’s best-performing application delivery controllers. A purpose-built hardware design with a massively parallel architecture enables Crescendo’s ADCs to outperform competing products under peak load with all features turned on, allowing servers to serve user requests even under massive HTTP traffic or extreme load. The company’s products are used by many of the world’s most sophisticated and fastest-growing Web properties to ensure usability, facilitate rapid business growth, lower IT costs and capture additional revenue. For more information, visit


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Leah Stanton
Crescendo Networks
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