WAN optimization and application acceleration

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  • Assessing your options for increasing wireless LAN capacity

    Enterprises most often assess new wireless specifications in terms of speed, but capacity should also be at the top of the list due to the increased use of wireless LAN for functions that include file transfers and high-bandwidth video. Network engi... 

  • WAN optimization policy goes deep

    The nature of the branch office is changing. Previously, branch offices were small remote sites with groups of workers that had a single focus, such as sales or customer support. Generally these workers accessed the same narrow set of applications. B... 

  • The ultimate guide to WAN optimization technology

    Today’s businesses rely on wide area networks (WANs) more than ever before, placing unprecedented demands on geographically dispersed networks that must function 24x7. This e-book explains the drivers leading to the WAN’s critical role and examines t... 

  • link-load balancer (link balancer)

    A link load balancer, also called a link balancer, is a network appliance that distributes in-bound and out-bound traffic to and from multiple Internet Service Providers (ISPs) links. 

  • WAN optimization (WAN acceleration)

    WAN optimization, also known as WAN acceleration, is the category of technologies and techniques used to maximize the efficiency of data flow across a wide area network (WAN). 

  • WAN accelerator

    A WAN accelerator is an appliance that improves the end user's experience on a wide area network (WAN). 

  • chatty protocol

    A chatty protocol is an application or routing protocol that requires a client or server to wait for an acknowledgement before it can transmit again. 

  • Packet Order Correction (POC)

    Packet Order Correction (POC) is a technique for dealing with out-of-order packet delivery. 

About WAN optimization and application acceleration

Our WAN optimization and application acceleration resources will help networking professionals increase performance of WANs and the applications running on them. Find out about the different ways to optimize and accelerate traffic to help you choose products that can reduce bandwidth needs, increase WAN throughput, increase application response time, and reduce WAN costs.