Bandwidth and capacity planning
- May 16, 2012
Connecting to the cloud and supporting unified communication (UC) applications is forcing enterprises to redesign WAN architecture.
- May 11, 2012
The number of devices supporting video is growing; an Interop 2012 panel discusses whether putting video in the cloud can help lessen bandwidth burdens over the WAN.
- March 29, 2012
When choosing a data center interconnect WAN optimization vendor, investigate its ability to support your incumbent storage vendor.
- January 10, 2012
One of the 2012 IT trends is the growth of video in the enterprise. Video conferencing and video on demand traffic will take up precious WAN bandwidth.
- November 22, 2011
Decide whether you should support video traffic across your enterprise WAN (wide area network) using these recommendations.
- September 16, 2011
Legacy WAN connectivity options, such as ATM and frame relay, are falling out of favor as businesses spend more on MPLS and Ethernet WAN services, according to In-Stat.
- August 03, 2011
Many WAN pros learn the hard way that bigger pipes don't always ensure that overnight backups finish on time, which a high-capacity WAN emulator could help eliminate.
- July 01, 2011
WAN managers tasked with satisfying an insatiable hunger for bandwidth are looking to Metro Ethernet and other Ethernet WAN services for bigger, cheaper pipes.
- March 30, 2011
One wide area network (WAN) manager shrunk the window for his weekly 300 gigabit backup over WAN links for disaster recovery from seven days to one with WAN optimization.
- February 01, 2011
Looking to cut WAN costs associated with expensive private circuits, enterprises are considering standard broadband as a primary means of WAN connectivity for select branches.
- January 26, 2011
Networking pros struggling to improve WAN video delivery can reap the benefits of enterprise CDNs with equipment they may already have: WAN optimization controllers.
- January 04, 2011
Industry analysts predict what changes WAN pros will see this year in WAN optimization, VPNs and carrier services, such as multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) networks.
- July 14, 2010
Cheap land and labor in developing countries may look appealing, but limited broadband availability there often makes wide area network (WAN) connectivity expensive, unreliable or simply unavailable. WAN managers can deploy technology that reduces ...
- May 26, 2010
Wireless backhaul offers an alternative that goes the distance for organizations that can't trench their own fiber or add T1 lines, or want to avoid doing so.
- May 21, 2010
Human resources application services provider Workscape uses application delivery controllers for routing of its Internet-facing applications as well as for SSL acceleration and load balancing.