The Product's Architecture (Cont.)
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- An appliance (running Linux) is set in the data-center, with access to
the various services of the organization (web servers, mail servers,
- In each branch office, a similar appliance (also running Linux) is
- Software running on the branch-office appliances exports TCP or UDP
services, which are proxied to the appliance in the data-center,
and from there to the actual servers.
- The proxy software performs adaptive data-compression (i.e. it adapts
to the data being proxied for each service).