Lafarge Selects Crescendo Networks to Ensure Web Application Performance

AppBeat DC Helps Philippine Construction Company Improve Site Response Time, Predictability and Productivity


MENLO PARK, Calif. – January 14, 2010 – Crescendo Networks, the recognized performance leader for accelerating and optimizing application delivery for web properties, today announced that Lafarge Cement Services Philippines selected Crescendo’s application delivery controller to ensure web application performance and reliability for employees and customers globally.


Lafarge Cement Services is part of Lafarge Group, the world leader in building materials including cement, aggregates and concrete, and gypsum. Present in 79 countries with over 84,000 employees, Lafarge is one of the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World’ for the fifth year in a row.


 “With a distributed workforce and growing customer base, Lafarge needed fast, reliable web applications,” said Adoram Gaash, CEO for Crescendo Networks.  “AppBeat DC helps Lafarge improve response times by up to 70%, increasing data center efficiency and employee productivity while streamlining costs.”


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.


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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