Applications Are Tenants and Need Your Support

Mike Fratto
Mike Fratto

Summary Bullets:

  • Treating applications in enterprise data centers as tenants allows those applications to be agile, without impacting other applications.
  • Multi-tenancy is not always supported well in networking products, and ineffective support means workarounds and increased complexity which are anathema to well-run IT.

When looking at network services such as application delivery controllers (ADC), firewalls, content filters, WAN optimization appliances, physical and virtual switches – anything that processes application traffic – you want to examine the multi-tenancy features that are available to ensure they provide adequate isolation from other applications and the configurations can be easily, seamlessly moved from one appliance to another. Continue reading “Applications Are Tenants and Need Your Support”