Citrix ADC appliances
Citrix ADC is an application delivery controller that analyses application-specific traffic to distribute, optimize, and secure Layer 4-Layer 7 (L4–L7) network traffic intelligently for web applications. The ADC features can be broadly classified into switching, security and protection, server-farm optimization, and global server load balancing (GSLB). For more information, see Citrix ADC product site.
The Citrix ADC product line
The Citrix ADC is available as a hardware or a software-based appliance. Hardware options include single and multitenant devices. Software-based options include virtual hypervisor-based and containerized microservice offerings.
|Citrix ADC MPX (hardware)||Citrix ADC SDX (hardware)||Citrix ADC VPX (software)||Citrix ADC CPX (software)||Citrix ADC BLX (software)|
|The Citrix ADC MPX is a hardware-based application delivery appliance offering performance ranging from 500 Mb/s to 200 Gb/s.||The Citrix ADC SDX appliance is a multitenant platform on which you can provision and manage multiple virtual Citrix ADC machines (instances).||The Citrix ADC VPX product is a virtual appliance that can be hosted on a wide variety of virtualization and cloud platforms offering performance ranging from 10 Mb/s to 100 Gb/s.||The Citrix ADC CPX is a Citrix ADC delivered as a Docker container.||Citrix ADC BLX appliance is a software form-factor of Citrix ADC. It is designed to run natively on bare-metal-Linux on commercial off-the-shelf servers (COTS).|
|For information, see MPX hardware documentation and MPX feature configuration documentation.||For information, see the SDX hardware documentation and Management Service configuration documentation.||For information, see VPX deployment documentation.||For information, see Citrix ADC CPX documentation.||For information, see Citrix ADC BLX documentation.|
For information on Citrix ADC validated reference designs, see Validated Reference Designs.