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Companies Partner For New Intranet Offering

RADWARE and Bright Tiger Technologies this week announced they are partnering to offer a range of new intranet server applications.

RADWARE's Web Server Director family of hardware load balancing products are designed to distribute IP traffic between multiple servers or sites, ensuring fault tolerance and redundancy. The system dynamically balances loads to relieve congestion and ensure fault tolerance between servers and sites.

Bright Tiger's ClusterCATS software manages Web resources to ensure availability and peak performance. The product continuously monitors and manages site resource location, availability and performance and synchronizes changes to intranet sites acoss a variety of servers. It also detects and shields users from busy servers.

Used together, ClusterCATS will monitor Web resources and report performance and availability problems to Web Server Director. WSD will automatically redirect and optimize traffic, ensuring uninterrupted service.

Jim Hourihan, Bright Tiger's vice president of marketing, said the two products make for a perfect fit.

"Together, they offer our present user base a leap in performance without having to replace existing equipment," he said.

Michael Long, RADWARE's vice president of technology, said Web Server Director and ClusterCATS will help administrators ensure their systems will be available.

"Collectively, the product combination will provide users with a local and/or global solution that will guarantee increased reliability, performance and management," he said.

Pricing for ClusterCATS starts at $5,000 and Web Server Director starts at $7,000.