WAN network infrastructure
- June 29, 2012
In this Q&A, 'Computer Networks' book co-author talks about the application-layer issues that are affecting today's wide area networks (WANs).
- May 16, 2012
Connecting to the cloud and supporting unified communication (UC) applications is forcing enterprises to redesign WAN architecture.
- March 29, 2012
When choosing a data center interconnect WAN optimization vendor, investigate its ability to support your incumbent storage vendor.
- February 22, 2012
With proper configuration and good system management, VoIP over WAN delivers good voice quality.
- February 14, 2012
Riverbed Granite enables branch infrastructure consolidation with its edge-VSI architecture. You can finally eliminate those last branch-based servers.
- January 25, 2012
Social media traffic continues to eat WAN bandwidth, as a report by Palo Alto Networks reveals.
- September 30, 2011
WAN security becomes more about Internet security as enterprises develop business uses for social media, adopt SaaS and give branches direct access to the Internet.
- September 13, 2011
Kumar Reddy, author of “Network Virtualization,” discusses extending virtual networks over the WAN, providing necessary knowledge to a WAN manager.
- August 24, 2011
Enterprise M2M applications are niche for now, but Cisco Systems has built a new ISR in anticipation of rapid growth in enterprise M2M communications.
- June 08, 2011
IPv6-capable network appliances are few and far between, especially WAN optimization accelerators. Find out in this Q&A why that is and what features to look for.
- May 27, 2011
Find out what happened around wide area network (WAN) technology in this Interop 2011 Las Vegas recap.
- 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.
- August 13, 2010
Despite ongoing warnings about an impending IPv4 address depletion, enterprises are still slow to begin their IPv6 migration plans. Given the spotty vendor record on supporting the new 128-bit hexadecimal addressing specification on wide area ...
- July 28, 2010
Lower-cost UTMs with gigabit firewalls for small branches improve WAN security performance without the expense, space and power requirements of a larger branch or data center appliance. But the investment may not be worthwhile unless branches are ...
- June 30, 2010
For some enterprises, virtual WAN optimization can enable adoption in locations or circumstances in which a physical appliance could not.