SOURCE: NetScaler

April 07, 2005 14:55 ET

NetScaler Kicks Off Worldwide Tour With Gartner and IBM to Evangelize Application Acceleration

Seminar Series Will Showcase How Global 2000 Enterprises Can Securely Accelerate the Delivery of Business-Critical Applications

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 7, 2005 -- NetScaler, Inc., the global leader in accelerated application delivery systems, has joined with Gartner and IBM Global Services to host a series of events addressing the growing problem of slow application performance, especially for remote users and employees accessing applications over a WAN (wide area network). The sessions will showcase a variety of real world case studies, demonstrating how leading enterprises are using new, cutting edge techniques to accelerate the performance of custom web applications as well as enterprise applications like Oracle, Seibel, SAP and Microsoft Exchange by 5x or more. The seminar series, entitled "Turbocharge Your Applications," will be held from April 14 to May 31 and will span 10 cities across North America, Europe and Asia.

The half-day sessions are open to senior IT executives, networking professionals, application managers and line of business managers who are responsible for, or depend on, the fast delivery of business applications in their organizations. Experts from Gartner, IBM and NetScaler will explore how enterprises can speed the delivery of critical business applications to users, while taking into account factors such as security, data center consolidation and the increased mobility of users. To register for the event, please visit the NetScaler homepage at www.netscaler.com and click on the Spotlight section.

Gartner, IBM and NetScaler will visit the following cities on the dates listed below:

April 14 - Atlanta
April 19 - Hong Kong
April 21 - Seoul
May 10 - San Francisco
May 11 - Los Angeles
May 12 - Dallas
May 24 - Chicago
May 25 - New York
May 26 - Washington DC
May 31 - London
Topics for discussion will include:
--  How to make critical business applications run 5x faster
--  How visionary enterprises are rethinking their networks to improve
    delivery of applications to users in any location
--  Real-world experiences from customers in multiple industry segments
--  Easy ways to dramatically reduce bandwidth for applications on the WAN
--  How to improve application security without compromising performance
    and availability
    
About NetScaler

NetScaler is the leading provider of networking systems that accelerate the secure delivery of critical business applications to any user in any location. The NetScaler solution tightly integrates best-in-class load balancing and content switching with industry-leading acceleration and security functionality, enabling customers to improve the performance of both web and non-web applications by 5x or more. With five of the top five e-businesses in the world as customers, an estimated 75 percent of all Internet users interact with a NetScaler system at least once in any given day. NetScaler also boasts more than 400 enterprise customers across all industry sectors, including some of the world's largest Global 2000 companies.

NetScaler headquarters are in San Jose, California. For more information, visit http://www.netscaler.com.

NetScaler is a trademark of NetScaler, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.

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