Branch office network design
- August 09, 2012
Riverbed introduces inbound QoS capabilities to help enterprises prioritize bandwidth for UC and cloud-based applications.
- May 16, 2012
Connecting to the cloud and supporting unified communication (UC) applications is forcing enterprises to redesign WAN architecture.
- February 14, 2012
Riverbed Granite enables branch infrastructure consolidation with its edge-VSI architecture. You can finally eliminate those last branch-based servers.
- November 09, 2011
Palo Alto Networks and SonicWall announced next-generation firewalls priced for branch office networks and SMBs.
- July 20, 2011
Silver Peak Systems is opening up its architecture to enable its virtual WAN optimization software to run on any capable network or storage device.
- July 15, 2011
WAN optimization hasn't improved application response time for one IT pro, but it ensured that WAN performance was unaffected by a recent server consolidation initiative.
- February 23, 2011
WAN managers have used 3G as a backup. But bandwidth gains and new IT services associated with 4G wireless WAN links have inspired optimism over its potential as a primary circuit.
- January 11, 2011
Choosing a branch office box has become more complex. Branch office designs and requirements are changing, vendors offer widely different approaches, and server virtualization offers a do-it-yourself method on standard server hardware.
- April 07, 2010
A WAN optimization appliance with integrated security at the branch eliminates the need to backhaul traffic for WAN security, accelerates business apps and Internet traffic, and consolidates two IT purchases into one.
- March 31, 2010
Depending on how you expect to use your branch office WAN optimization appliance, the number of simultaneous packet flows it supports may be a crucial or trivial part of your purchase.
- March 17, 2010
Virtualized versions of wide area network controllers for branch offices are hitting the market, but whether enterprises should adopt virtual WAN optimization depends on their comfort level with virtual machines.
- October 21, 2009
Cisco's next-generation integrated services routers (ISRs) offer more service capacity, faster WAN speeds and branch office video capabilities.
- July 08, 2009
'Best in class' companies that have combined WAN optimization and acceleration solutions with the right network monitoring tools have seen improvements in network throughput, accelerated application response times, and have a nearly perfect score ...
- June 19, 2009
No single telecom carrier or service can address all of an organization's connectivity requirements, especially when dealing with remote locations and branch offices. To effectively meet the needs of the entire network, IT and data center executives...
- June 15, 2009
One of the more vexing issues facing network managers today is how to cost-effectively tweak a WAN to keep up with the rising number of remote workers and increasing reliance on branch office activities and technology capabilities. On the one hand, ...