13.2 Scalability Parameters

Even though this provides an additional layer of access control and security, it does not affect the scalability of the application. Instead, it provides more scalability because both Novell iFolder and Access Manager are highly scalable, providing a multiplier effect.

  • This setup is ideal for small organizations of 500 to 1000 users.

  • Clients must have a dedicated network interface card (NIC) of 100 Mbps capacity.

  • Web-based access must be low and thick client access must be moderate, with 500 active connections.

  • The data transfer (synchronization of user data) rate must be 10 MB per hour per client.

  • The synchronization interval must be 10 minutes.