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.

Citrix ADC appliances