A Tunneling protocol is a network protocol which encapsulates one protocol or session inside another. Tunneling may be used to transport a network protocol through a network which would not otherwise support it. Tunneling may also be used to provide various types of VPN functionality such as private addressing.
F5 has worked with Microsoft during the beta cycle and beyond to ensure a high level of interoperability and optimization with the entire Windows Server 2008 platform. F5’s Application Ready Network for Windows Server 2008 not only helps optimize end-to-end performance, availability, and scalability for Windows Server 2008 deployments, but reduces the costs associated with deployment, management, and operation.