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Web Accelerator (WA) – Snapt; Faster Than A Speeding Bullet!

Web Accelerator – The Brief

Snapt accelerator is a high end, powerful and easy to use HTTP and HTTPS content accelerator.

The accelerator works by placing it in front of your web servers caching the content that’s served to visitors. By utilising advanced caching and data compression techniques web accelerator reduces front end server load allowing web servers to handle more visitor traffic and reduce page load times by 50 – 80% and if your running eCommerce or other public accessible sites faster page loads equal better SEO page ranking in SERPS.

Who Needs Acceleration?

Thanks to the Snapt team for this great intro video on “Who Needs Acceleration” providing a quick and easy break down on how the accelerator works and the business benefits.

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Load Balancers – Snapt; The Why & What For.

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Today’s blog is the start of 4 posts in this series for SNAPT; one of our tech vendors. Over the coming posts we’ll be looking at:

  • LB (Load Balancers)
  • WA (Web Accelerator)
  • WAF (Web Access Firewall) and
  • PC (Proxy Cache) services

These posts will also be followed up with how-to videos via our KB (Knowledge Base) showcasing how to set up and use the Snapt suit of products.

In this post we’ll be taking a high-level look specifically at the Snapt virtualised LB (Load Balancer) product that’s available through the (vh) cloud for both Virtual Data Center & Virtual Dedicated Server services.

First a little info about Snapt

Snapt develop high-end solutions for application delivery utilizing open source software – enabling your business to benefit from the best technology while still getting the business features you need.

With clients such as NASA & Intel SNAPT has grown into a trusted industry leader in their field.

If you would like to read a little more about SNAPT you can review their company profile on our Tech Vendors page SNAPT or directly on snapt.net.

Here’s a simple overview video of how a LB (Load Balancer) works, why you need one and what it can do for your applications.

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