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WAN optimization solutions for improving performance
Defining the roadmap to a better performing WAN
In lesson one of three, John Burke, principal analyst at Nemertes Research, discusses how to optimize WAN performance for changing end user needs. As the enterprise workplace evolves to be more mobile and virtual, the WAN must adapt to fit these growing demands. In this lesson, Burke discusses industry trends that are evolving today's WAN, including:
- The virtual workplace and its drivers;
- How the workplace is becoming more dispersed in regard to mobility and wireless;
- How UC knits the virtual workplace together with services from the cloud and virtual desktops; and
- Using the Internet as the WAN.