Coyote Point pursues WAN optimization with a combination of acceleration capabilities and services, which are incorporated in their Equalizer series of products. The Equalizer product line is highly configurable, and offers WAN traffic management capabilities that include HTTP Compression, SSL acceleration and WAN traffic load balancing. The E650GX, which starts at around $12,000 fully configured, offers as many as 12,000,000 Layer 4 conections, and 1Gbps compression rates. The E650GX is clearly designed for the enterprise data center and can handle 110,000 Layer 7 requests per second. The company does offer a virtual appliance based solution as well as smaller scale physical appliances, which are more appropriate for smaller data centers and medium sized businesses. Other notable capabilities include support for application acceleration, server load balancing and high availability capabilities.
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