Does the IPv6 protocol perform any faster than the IPv4 protocol? Would there be any need for a network running IPv6 to use an application acceleration or other network performance enhancing device? Does that answer change when an organization is running a dual-stack (both IPv4 and IPv6) environment?
Answer Question | November 5, 2012 7:49 PM
Application acceleration, enterprise WAN, IPv4, IPv6, Network performance, WAN, WAN optimization
What do WAN optimizers do with IPv6 traffic if they can only handle IPv4 traffic? Does the IPv6 traffic just get ignored and not-optimized or does it depend drastically on the vendor’s technology?
Answer Question | November 5, 2012 7:42 PM
IPv4, IPv6, WAN, WAN acceleration, WAN optimization
If you’re using WAN optimization, which vendor are you using? Silver Peak, Riverbed, Cisco, or another company?
Answer Question | May 24, 2012 3:46 PM
Cisco, Riverbed, Silver Peak, Silver Peak Expert Advice, WAN optimization
How soon will you be impementing WAN optimization? Within the next 6 months, year, or is it completely off your radar?
Answer Question | May 24, 2012 3:44 PM
Silver Peak, Silver Peak Expert Advice, WAN optimization
I am buildiing a WAN optimization test plan. I want to script to automate and measure as much as possible without user intervention or having to use a stopwatch. I have created scripts for the following: map Windows drive/copy file download SharePoint document download FTP file Basically I start tshark (Wireshark command line capture), perform [...]
Answer Question | February 28, 2012 3:12 PM
MS Office, MS SQL, Scripting, SharePoint, Testing, tshark, WAN optimization, wget
How can I setup DFS to replicate to three servers across my WAN? Do the DFS partners need to be part of my domain or just Windows 2003 server or better?
Answer Question | July 6, 2011 6:14 PM
DFS, DFS Replication, WAN, WAN optimization, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 administration
Hi there, I was looking to do some testing with trafficsqueezer (http://www.trafficsqueezer.org/Doc_FAQ.html) It’s an open source network accelerator and before I start testing just wondered if anyone had used it and had experience or if it actually works? Cheers Rick
Answer Question | August 16, 2010 1:02 PM
Network acceleration cards, Network accelerator, Open source network monitoring, Open source testing tools, WAN optimization, Wireless in 2010
Can someone please explain what bit substitution is and what string substitution is? I’d like to know the difference between these two hardware compression techniques before I decide which wide area network (WAN) device is appropriate for my company. Thank you.
Answer Question | June 21, 2010 6:00 PM
String substitution, WAN, WAN optimization, Wide Area Networks
Is WAN bandwidth optimization a particular type of WAN optimization, or are the two terms synonymous?
Answer Question | February 21, 2010 4:46 PM
Bandwidth, WAN, WAN bandwidth optimization, WAN optimization, wide area network, Wide Area Networks
Does either RiverBed “Steelhead” or Expand Networks optimization tools support secure Citrix and if so how do they compare?
Answer Question | May 25, 2011 6:17 PM
Expand Networks, Riverbed, WAN, WAN acceleration, WAN optimization
Any news re the potential take over of Expand by Riverbed (or others) ?
Answer Question | November 30, 2009 11:24 AM
Expand, WAN, WAN optimization
One of my customers is going through an excercise of centralizing servers. The current local servers act as Radia SW distribution repositories. Riverbed claims that they support Radia and that Bleucoat is not. Could someone demistify this?
Answer Question | July 16, 2009 3:40 PM
Blue Coat, Radia, Server Centralization, WAN, WAN acceleration, WAN optimization
We have a WAN link running 100Mbps with Netgear GSM7328s switches at each end, this carries traffic between our main site, and our DR site, which also has our primary internet link as it’s located in the same hosting center as our ISP’s kit. Nightly cross-site backups swamp the link, and this has caused problems [...]
Answer Question | August 26, 2010 2:02 PM
Layer 3 switches, Netgear, Netgear GSM7328, Network traffic management, QoS configuration, Switches, WAN optimization