Radware purchased Nortels’ Alteon application switching business in 2009. Radware’s Alteon ADC switches are designed to perform application aware traffic redirection, including content switching, session persistency, server health monitoring, denial-of-service mitigation and SYN flood protection. Alteon ADC also offers multi-site global server load balancing, SSL offloading, web compression, caching, HTTP multiplexing and TCP optimization. Radware claims its Alteon ADC switches can accelerate the response time of Microsoft SharePoint servers by 350% and reduce the servers’ CPU load by 40%. Radware also offers and range of other application acceleration appliances and devices.