Presspublica selects Crescendo’s AppBeat DC to Ensure Fast, Efficient and Available Newspaper Sites

AppBeat DC Keeps Key Web Services Up and Running Even During Peak News Events


MENLO PARK, Calif. – June 3, 2010 – Crescendo Networks, the recognized performance leader for accelerating and optimizing application delivery for web properties, today announced that Polish publishing house Presspublica selected Crescendo’s application delivery controller to ensure site speed and predictability for the company’s growing newspaper sites Parkiet, ?ycie Warszawy and Rzeczpospolita.


“Our goal is to keep our online services up and ready for peak traffic while, at the same time, maintaining creative flexibility for our designers and developers," said Marcin Franikowski, Network Specialist for Presspublica.  “Crescendo’s application delivery controller, AppBeat DC, helps us do just that.  AppBeat DC provides the sophisticated traffic management, offload and acceleration features we need in one easy-to-use appliance. We have seen improvement in performance and availability with less hardware.”


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.


“The people of Poland rely on Presspublica’s newspaper sites for access to news as it happens,” said Adoram Ga’ash, CEO of Crescendo Networks. “Deploying AppBeat DC ensures Presspublica has fast, efficient and available sites that are ready to scale up as news interaction  and user expectations grow.”


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