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December 2009

  • WAN accelerator

    A WAN accelerator is an appliance that improves the end user's experience on a wide area network (WAN).

  • chatty protocol

    A chatty protocol is an application or routing protocol that requires a client or server to wait for an acknowledgement before it can transmit again.

  • Global carrier simplifies WAN security with next-generation firewalls

    Deploying a group of Palo Alto next-generation firewalls allowed IDT Corp. to decommission dozens of weak legacy firewalls and simplify WAN security management.

  • Packet Order Correction (POC)

    Packet Order Correction (POC) is a technique for dealing with out-of-order packet delivery.

  • Retailer fights downtime with link bonding, WAN load balancing

    Network managers can do everything right but still get burned when a WAN service provider doesn't. A retail chain is protecting itself by using a WAN controller that enables WAN load balancing and ...

  • disaster recovery plan (DRP)

    A disaster recovery plan (DRP) -- sometimes referred to as a business continuity plan (BCP) or business process contingency plan (BPCP) -- describes how an organization is to deal with potential di...

  • CARFAX taps startup for application delivery controllers

    As CARFAX's growth outpaced its ability to manage its changing needs, the enterprise took a chance on a startup that focuses on application delivery controllers -- and hasn't looked back.

  • Network data encryption security a key to cloud computing requirements

    Network data encryption security is the best defense for cloud computing outside the enterprise firewall, which means that all data and communications that will need to be encrypted, even if other ...