The LD and CSS are both products that are used for Content Switching.
The LD intelligently load balances TCP/IP traffic across multiple servers and is equipped with a hot standby failover mechanism eliminating all points of failure for the server farm. LocalDirector is a high performance Internet appliance with proven performance in the highest traffic Internet sites.
The Cisco CSS 11000 series content services switches are Layer 5/7 aware and provide a robust front-end for Web server farms and cache clusters with unique features for e-commerce, Web hosting, and content delivery.
Cisco's CSS 11000 series switches, powered by Cisco Web Network Services (Web NS) software, offer unique services such as:
Directing Web traffic based on full visibility of URLs, host tags, and cookies
Enabling premium services for e-commerce and Web hosting providers
Strengthening DoS protection, cache/firewall load-balancing, and 'flash-crowd' management
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3. 16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are looking for early feedback from custome...