Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com

Dec 21 2009   1:01PM GMT

Overheard – WAN accelerator

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

It might take one or two hundred round trips to do a transaction. If that’s over a LAN and you have a delay or one or two milliseconds, nobody notices. Take that application and run it over a WAN … you get a delay of 10 to 20 seconds. That’s not acceptable.

Jim Metzler, Collaborate with programmers to deliver WAN application acceleration

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is WAN accelerator.

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