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December 24, 2012  7:12 PM

Top 5 WAN tips of 2012



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
network, network monitoring, network virtualization, networks, optimization, telecom, virtual WAN optimization, WAN, WAN appliance, WAN optimization, WAN optimization controllers (WOCs), WAN performance, WANs, wide area networks

The best WAN advice of 2012

 
WAN cables

August 27, 2012  11:24 AM

What will accelerate your data?



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
application delivery controllers, virtual WAN optimization, WAN, WAN appliance, WAN optimization, WAN optimization controllers (WOCs), WAN performance, WANs, wide area networks

Life was once simpler for the network architect: Corporate data was located in a data center that belonged to the company, and end users used to work at the headquarters or branch office. If end users complained about a stalling application, a deathly-slow file download or an eternal backup, IT...


September 23, 2011  3:43 PM

Where network virtualization fits into your WAN



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
network virtualization, Virtualization, WAN, WANs, wide area networks

Most enterprises have embarked on the journey of implementing server virtualization, but fewer have dipped their toe in the waters of network virtualization. In 2011, network virtualization has trickled down into the daily drill of IT shops and changed the way you manage resources across your...


August 12, 2011  8:50 AM

Which vendor has the best application delivery optimization (ADO) for 2011?



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
application delivery controllers, Cisco, Juniper, WAN, WAN optimization, WAN optimization controllers (WOCs), WANs, wide area networks

Cisco logoWhen an application is running slowly across your WAN, finding an appropriate vendor to solve that problem can seem next to impossible. Fortunately, finding an application delivery optimization (ADO)...


July 6, 2011  5:05 PM

A reader responds: Metro Ethernet not all it’s cracked up to be



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Carrier Ethernet, carrier services, Ethernet, Metro Ethernet, MPLS, network management, WANs, wide area networks

Our recent story on WAN pros who are adopting Metro Ethernet prompted one reader to chime in that Ethernet-based WAN services are not all...


June 23, 2011  11:50 AM

World IPv6 Day recap



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
equipment vendors, IPv4, IPv6, WAN, WANs

WORLD IPV6 DAY is 8 June 2011 – The Future is Forever June 8, 2011 marked


June 8, 2011  11:43 AM

Happy World IPv6 Day!



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
IPv6, WAN, WANs, wide area networks

WORLD IPV6 DAY is 8 June 2011 – The Future is ForeverWe're midway through...


May 31, 2011  8:53 AM

WAN coverage from the 2011 Interop Las Vegas



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Interop, WAN, WANs, wide area networks

May marked the month of Interop Las Vegas 2011. While I got to shake the hand of celebrity chef Rick Moon and meet the likes of industry experts


May 9, 2011  11:20 AM

Even forward-thinking networks must be conservative



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
IPv6, Networking, WAN, WANs, wide area networks

When it comes time to refresh your network, wide area network or otherwise, what new technology should you incorporate to make your business run better? Is there such thing as implementing technology that is too advanced? According to Glenn Evans, lead architect of InteropNet, there is such...


May 6, 2011  9:50 AM

OpenDNS launches ‘IPv6 sandbox’ for network pros to play in



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
IPv6, WAN, WANs, wide area networks

sandbox
OpenDNS, the largest


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