LifeWay Christian Relies on Radware's Application Delivery Services to Support its Rapidly Growing e-Commerce and Corporate Networks

Responsible for nearly 14,000 connections, Radware's LinkProof solution offers 'always up' network performance and reliability

Oct 18, 2010, 05:30 ET from Radware Ltd

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR), a leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that long-time customer, LifeWay Christian, continues to rely on Radware's multi-WAN load balancer, LinkProof®, for its application delivery needs. LinkProof supports the Company's e-commerce and corporate websites with the consistently reliable performance levels necessary to maintain its global networks.

Amid increasingly strong demand for its products and rising amounts of web traffic through a variety of web servers, LifeWay Christian turned to Radware to support its load balancing needs. By leveraging the Radware's LinkProof solution, the organization is able to seamlessly secure its multiple Internet circuits and provide an uninterrupted web browsing experience that is needed for its customers and necessary in maintaining daily operations. Additionally, due to the reliable bandwidth of LinkProof, multiple circuits are able to join together in an effort to allow for advanced flexibility. Even when an Internet Service Provider (ISP) has crashed, the websites are still able to function due to the solution's load balancing capabilities on the other circuit.

"With more than 25 percent of our business conducted over the Internet, it was essential that we find a solution that could provide our customers and employees with a hassle-free network experience," said David Elliot, advanced systems administrator, LifeWay Christian. "After implementing LinkProof throughout our operations, we have substantially reduced costs and have increased the amount of site traffic we're able to handle at any given time."

A Radware customer for more than eight years, LifeWay Christian provides a variety of resources for churches including Bibles, literature, books, music, audio and video recordings, church supplies, and Internet services. LinkProof supports the Company's nearly 14,000 concurrent connections and uses its ability to balance multiple ISPs, which provides a higher level of availability and security without affecting customers or staff.

"Our solutions are designed to help organizations like LifeWay Christian increase their Internet bandwidth and minimize the threat of network downtime," said EJ Easton, Vice-President Sales East Region, Radware. "At Radware, our goal is to provide reliable, affordable solutions so that any company or organization can deliver the type of network service that is necessary for maintaining a successful business."

LinkProof is powered by the innovative On-Demand Switch® platform, which delivers breakthrough performance and superior scalability to meet evolving network needs. LinkProof enables customers to pay for the exact WAN capacity currently required, while allowing them to scale their WAN throughput capacity and add advanced application-aware services on demand to meet new or changing WAN connectivity.

Radware's solutions are part of the Company's Business-Smart Data Center strategy, which is based on an approach to offer a range of innovative capabilities inclusive of pay-as-you-grow procurement models and a series of compelling 'on demand' platforms.

About LifeWay Christian

Established in Nashville, Tenn., in 1891, LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention is one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services, including Bibles, church literature, books, music, audio and video recordings, church supplies, and Internet services through The company also owns and operates 156 LifeWay Christian Stores across the nation, as well as two of the largest Christian conference centers in the country. Through its publishing division, B&H Publishing Group, LifeWay has produced one of the most accurate and readable Bible translations ever - the Holman Christian Standard Bible. LifeWay is a religious nonprofit organization that receives no funding from the denomination and reinvests income above operating expenses in mission work and other ministries around the world.

About Radware

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for nearly 10,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute®, Radware's comprehensive and award-winning suite of application delivery and network security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks "business smart". For more information, please visit

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, general business conditions in the Application Switching or Network Security industry, changes in demand for Application Switching or Network Security products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders and other risks detailed from time to time in Radware's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Radware's Form 20-F.

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