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Increased data center and server consolidation has led to efficiency gains, but this trend has also stressed the WAN where applications are being delivered to branch offices.
Many Web-based applications are chatty, sending lots of small packets and causing congestion on the WAN. Traditional enterprise applications aren’t optimized for working over a WAN.
Implementing WAN optimization controllers allows traffic to be compressed and accelerated, minimizing bandwidth usage, providing end users a better experience, and possibly deferring bandwidth upgrades.
WAN optimization controllers can greatly enhance the WAN by compressing traffic and deduplicating data.
Some vendors have taken a unique approach to common features, creating differentiating features to suit different needs.
Create a shortlist of vendors that meet the unique needs of your organization.
Impact and Result
Maximize your WAN performance by deploying WAN optimization controllers to optimize traffic flows, reduce latency, and gain visibility into the WAN.
Gain insight into which vendor best aligns with your organization’s needs and the future of your WAN.
The need for robust WAN performance is ever increasing, so it is important to choose a vendor that will continue to innovate as the marketplace evolves.
Vendor Landscape: WAN Optimization
1. Evaluate leading WAN Optimization vendors
Arrive at a shortlist of vendors for further analysis.
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