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WAN optimization and application acceleration News
April 30, 2014
Cisco enhances WAN optimization by adding Akamai's content caching to ISR and WAAS.
March 25, 2014
When Rieke Packaging Systems tried to roll out a new ERP system, its old MPLS connectivity couldn't deliver the goods. Enter: cloud-based WAN.
February 13, 2014
Riverbed Technology introduces appliance specifically geared to optimize data replication traffic between data centers.
June 03, 2013
In the new WAN, we’ll see the rise of WAN virtualization, user-aware optimization and a move toward hosted WAN services.
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What is WAN aggregation, and how does it work? Our expert explains why all companies should consider this type of application delivery optimization. Continue Reading
Learn in this expert response what protocol spoofing is and how it can be used as a WAN optimization technique. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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In this concise podcast, John Burke of Nemertes Research covers the top dos and don'ts for implementing SDN in the WAN. His concise advice will better prepare you and your network for an SDN age. Continue Reading
SDN's networking role has not always been clear, there are now some compelling use cases. Because SDN can make the WAN more functional and less expensive, networking pros should keep their eyes on SDN developments. Continue Reading
This Network University Classroom covers recent developments in software-defined networking, or SDN, and how they may affect the WAN. Continue Reading
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Once considered new technology, WAN optimization is now widespread, and enterprises are including it in their networks from the start. Now that WAN optimization is mature, what's the next step for WAN management? Application delivery optimization ... Continue Reading
An expert discusses ways IT professionals can overcome major obstacles when deploying a hybrid cloud. Continue Reading
This Essential Guide looks at today's WAN and the steps needed to ensure your WAN remains reliable, secure and scalable enough for tomorrow's needs. Continue Reading
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By searching for solutions that put WAN optimization, management and security together, enterprise IT can reduce company bottom lines and complexity. Continue Reading
These are five ways enterprise WAN optimization technology helps overcome productivity and application issues organizations face in today's workforce. Continue Reading
WAN security architectures must evolve to keep pace with workplace trends. Use these tips to make sure WAN optimization isn't accelerating malware. Continue Reading