WAN optimization and performance

  • October 24, 2006 24 Oct'06

    WAN optimization from Juniper gets faster

    WAN optimization platforms from Juniper Networks get an upgrade, making it easier for remote locations to take advantage of files and services over the WAN.

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    WAN optimization: Making the business case

    WAN optimization promises boosted data throughput and faster network response times. That, coupled with the prospect of saving money, often makes the business case for WAN optimization nearly a no-brainer.

  • September 21, 2006 21 Sep'06

    WAN optimization strategies: Making the right decision

    WAN optimization products are flooding the market, and choosing one can be tricky. We examine the options and see how a few companies with different needs found the right technology to solve their WAN traffic problems.

  • September 18, 2006 18 Sep'06

    Citrix tackles WAN optimization, application acceleration

    Citrix yesterday unveiled WAN optimization tools and an enhanced Web application delivery system at Interop New York. Both are said to speed applications over the network.

  • August 31, 2006 31 Aug'06

    WAN traffic, applications optimized at retirement community

    WAN traffic and application performance were terrible at Erickson Retirement Communities until network engineers found a way to run the WAN circuits at 95%.

  • June 29, 2006 29 Jun'06

    WAN optimization shines at The Sharper Image

    After a somewhat rocky start, The Sharper Image managed to create a near real-time data stream between its San Francisco headquarters and its Little Rock, Ark., backup site, with a little help from WAN optimization.

  • April 24, 2006 24 Apr'06

    WAN optimization market speeds up

    Dispersion, growth and consolidation are fueling a WAN optimization fire, causing the market to nearly double last year and positioning it to continue on that track.

  • February 14, 2006 14 Feb'06

    WAN accelerator boasts end-to-end security

    Tight security has made it more difficult to accelerate applications on the WAN, but Certeon hopes to smash through the security ceiling with its new appliance.

  • February 02, 2006 02 Feb'06

    WAN acceleration goes remote

    Remote workers have long been ignored in the WAN acceleration space, but one vendor is coming out with a tool to include them, which could also spark a new trend.

  • December 08, 2005 08 Dec'05

    Application-aware networking to be Cisco's next big play

    Sluggish response times spur Cisco to tackle application-aware networking. The company is seeking the No. 1 market position with its new Application Networking Services.

  • May 03, 2005 03 May'05

    Expert cautions IPsec replacement

    Is Aventail's new SSL VPN platform the key to IPsec replacement? The vendor says yes, but companies may not want to jump on the bandwagon so soon.

  • February 28, 2005 28 Feb'05

    Price-slashing could shake up WAN appliance market

    One analyst says the low price of one new large-circuit WAN application traffic management device will soon cause a ripple effect of slashed prices in the market.

  • February 21, 2005 21 Feb'05

    Switch software reduces WAN costs

    Foundry's new software provides creative measures for reducing WAN costs. One analyst says it's an ideal alternative to inefficient traditional techniques.

  • March 25, 2003 25 Mar'03

    Startup uses peer-to-peer to ease WAN bandwidth woes

    Use of video files is becoming more common in the enterprise, but wide area networks can quickly become congested by multiple copies of the same video. A company called Bandwiz is addressing that issue with a new product that uses peer-to-peer ...

  • April 12, 2002 12 Apr'02

    WAN access device features remote network monitoring

    A networking company says it has new WAN access devices that perform remote network monitoring and management. It'll cost you more than traditional devices, but according to one analysts, you get a whole lot more for your money.