- September 23, 2009
Workforce mobility continues to gain traction as executives and employees recognize the flexibility and productivity gains that working from home provides. But solving one problem has created another: Mobile employees can be a drag on an ...
- September 16, 2009
Storage admins are giving up their dedicated network links for SAN replication, which means more work for the network engineer managing production wide-area networks. This consolidation reduces complexity and enables cloud computing, but it also ...
- September 03, 2009
@66108Earlier this year, WAN optimization developer Silver Peak Systems Inc. joined EMC Corp. and network solutions maker Brocade in Boston to talk about distributed storage systems, disaster recovery and cloud-based network backup. It was a heady ...
- September 02, 2009
Merit Network, a nonprofit regional wide-area network (WAN) that connects Michigan's major universities to one another and the rest of the world, made a major upgrade about five years ago from a carrier-based circuit network to a private, ...
- August 26, 2009
An F5 Networks survey found that cloud computing adoption is high. WAN engineers must make sure their enterprises have the right WAN infrastructure in place to support cloud services.
- August 19, 2009
Despite the soft economy, Forrester Research has found that enterprises are still looking to upgrade their WAN bandwidth. Also, enterprises are still migrating from frame relay and private lines to MPLS IP VPNs and site-to-site Ethernet technology.
- August 12, 2009
Department of Labor statistics indicate at least an uptick, if not yet a full thaw, in information technology (IT) jobs, but wide-area network (WAN) professionals should still focus on specific, in-demand skills if they want to be offered the top ...
- August 10, 2009
Experts believe that because of the address limitations of the current IPv4 protocol, the Internet is running out of space and we are headed for catastrophe. The solution is to deploy IPv6, a next-generation protocol more than three decades in the ...
- August 05, 2009
Wide area network (WAN) engineers who focus on infrastructure are missing the big picture, analysts warn. Everything should be framed in terms of applications, not routers. WAN professionals need to know how to develop and deliver on internal ...
- July 29, 2009
Satellite WAN optimization becomes critical as bandwidth management becomes a "must have" as a result of sky-high costs and high latency that make the task trickier.
- July 27, 2009
SAP isn't in the WAN optimization business per se, although the technology and tools are playing a larger role in its enterprise productivity strategies. Users of the company's CRM, ERP and other applications are more mobile and remote than ever and...
- July 22, 2009
Enterprise wide area network (WAN) experts looking for work don't have to travel the world to land the perfect WAN job, but a little flexibility never hurts the job hunt. For one thing, professional WAN expertise is still in high demand, even ...
- July 21, 2009
Riverbed increases its Steelhead appliance capacity, unveils a virtualized Steelhead Mobile Controller (SMC), and lowers the entry-point for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and branch office users. SMC-VE also provides a more "in the office"...
- 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 (...
- July 14, 2009
Healthcare information services provider PH Tech relies on an Ecessa WAN link controller to provide members access to patient eligibility status, authorizations, claims payments and other information that is the lifeblood of every hospital's ...