Layer 4-7 network services

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  • Why do I need SDN technology?

    SDN is valuable, but uses extend to other parts of the network for increased network flexibility, dynamic traffic flow, decreased latency and QoS. 

  • Layer 4-7 (network services)

    Layer 4 through Layer 7 are services are delivered by the upper layers of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communication model. Layer 4-7 services support end-to-end communication between a source and destination application. The list of possib... 

  • SDN application (software-defined networking application)

    An SDN application is a software program designed to perform a task in a software-defined networking (SDN) environment. SDN applications can replace and expand upon functions that are implemented through firmware in hardware devices in a conventional... 

About Layer 4-7 network services

Learn how deploying Layer 4-7 network services in an SDN architecture will allow network pros to extend firewall services, SDN load balancing and application acceleration across virtual and physical networks and hybrid cloud environments. This section features tips and expert advice on using Layer 4-7 network services and related technology.