- October 14, 2011
Is your company struggling to find WAN professionals? Virtela Technology Services' cloud-based application acceleration service could be the answer.
- September 21, 2011
WAN optimization appliances work well in branch scenarios, but not for users working at third-party locations. Cloud WAN optimization solved that problem for one WAN pro.
- 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.
- February 16, 2011
Cloud networking vendors are developing hardware-free services that use their global points of presence to improve public cloud performance.
- 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.
- December 09, 2010
Service providers are angling to sell consulting services to aid the IPv6 migration process. Their usefulness will depend on the project's size and the level of in-house expertise.
- July 09, 2010
As content delivery network (CDN) prices fall and adoption of Web-based applications rises, CDN services will be more relevant to brick-and-mortar enterprises -- but not for some time.
- June 02, 2010
Video and cloud computing are pressuring carriers to guarantee better WAN application performance with on-demand bandwidth and QoS and application SLAs. Uptime isn't enough anymore.
- February 24, 2010
New cloud VPN services may suit enterprises that can't afford or can't properly maintain thousands of dollars' worth of SSL VPN gateways around the world.
- February 17, 2010
As the relatively young market for managed WAN optimization services continues to evolve, wide area network (WAN) managers are getting more choices and say over which vendor's technology to deploy.
- February 10, 2010
When its legacy ATM wide area network (WAN) from Verizon just couldn't keep up with the rise of multimedia and streaming video in classrooms, the Howell Township School District in New Jersey upgraded to managed WAN services from a Gigabit Ethernet ...
- January 13, 2010
Rather than build a new WAN after a merger, a Dutch dairy cooperative is waiting out old contracts and slowly transitioning to managed MPLS-based services from one global WAN service provider.
- October 05, 2009
In an era of tight budgets, a shortage of skilled staff and increasing network demands, WAN managed services are looking better as an option to help eliminate management and support stress on a company's IT department. There are also some ...
- September 30, 2009
Manual management of telecom expenses is too old school. Network engineers tasked with managing their wide-area networks more efficiently and at lower cost should consider telecom expense management software and services. Savings of 10% to 30% are ...
- July 15, 2009
For years, Riverbed Technology and Blue Coat Systems have dominated the WAN optimization market. Cisco Systems has enjoyed success in the market by piggybacking its wide area application services (WAAS) on its dominant Integrated Services Router (...