WAN Infrastructure and Protocols News
June 06, 2016
Talari has rolled out a new strategic alliance program, indicating the vendor's interest in supporting third-party products that complement its own SD-WAN technology.
April 26, 2016
The Riverbed SD-WAN strategy blends optimization, orchestration, management and other services in a single platform, called SteelConnect.
January 22, 2016
Riverbed plans to use its recent acquisition of Ocedo to quicken the pace of delivering products in the SD-WAN market.
January 15, 2016
Cisco led in six of seven key tech infrastructure markets last year, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise gained strength in several of the sectors, a research firm reported.
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A wide area network (WAN) is a geographically distributed telecommunications network that interconnects multiple local area networks (LANs). Continue Reading
ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) is a set of CCITT/ITU standards for digital transmission over ordinary telephone copper wire, as well as over other media. Continue Reading
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a client-server standard used to transfer files between computers over the Internet using control and data channels. Continue Reading
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SD-WAN architecture opened up a whole new world of WAN possibilities. Learn all about this new networking technology, the ways to craft an SD-WAN in your enterprise, key terms and more. Continue Reading
IPv6 extension headers give the protocol additional versatility, but widespread IPv6 filtering is threating the new protocol's ability to survive in the public Internet. Continue Reading
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TCP/IP is buckling under the demands of today's Internet, according to researchers who want to replace it with a new Internet protocol stack. Their solution: Named Data Networking. Continue Reading
IPv6 addresses are four times larger than those based on IPv4, but experts say that doesn't mean IPv6 will slow down routers. In fact, IPv6 routing makes route aggregation simpler, which leads to smaller routing tables. Continue Reading
WebRTC, an emerging standard for embedding voice and video-conferencing applications into Web browsers, is aimed at making real-time communications as simple as clicking a link. It eliminates the need to download and install any clients or plug-ins,... Continue Reading
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The next generation of Wi-Fi technology, 802.11ac Wave 2, will be able to push multiple gigabits of data per second, but most enterprise networks wouldn't be able to take full advantage of it with the infrastructure they have in place today. That's ... Continue Reading
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