Product Documentation

Partial-Site Acceleration

Dec 27, 2012
To reserve the appliance's accelerated bandwidth for a particular group of systems, such as remote backup servers, you can install the appliance on a branch network that includes only those systems. This is shown in the following figure.
Figure 1. Inline Mode, Accelerating Selected Systems Only

CloudBridge traffic shaping relies on controlling the entire link, so traffic shaping is not effective with this topology, because the appliance sees only a portion of link traffic. Latency control is up to the bottleneck gateway, and interactive responsiveness can suffer.