F5 Adds Office Communications Server Support

Seattle-based F5 Networks said yesterday that it has expanded its Application Ready Network for Microsoft product, to include support for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. F5's product provides network architecture and infrastructure for enterprise applications incorporating its Big-IP traffic management device. According to F5, the solution has been extensively tested at both F5 and Microsoft. F5 develops load balancing and traffic management hardware, web acceleration, and related products that are used by companies to distribute the load and ensure availability to web and enterprise applications.