WAN Optimization

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Silver Peak's SD WAN solution boosts application performance

Silver Peak is bringing its WAN acceleration expertise to the SD WAN market. Its Unity EdgeConnect solution is said to deliver private line-like performance and security over regular broadband connections.

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First Look: NetBeez net management tool creates a buzz

Newcomer NetBeez is strong on network troubleshooting; needs work on long-term performance analysis, reporting.

Silver Peak launches MPLS killer

Unity EdgeConnect offers painless way to switch to broadband-based or Software-Defined WAN

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Winds of change blowing in the WAN

In the past few years, enterprise computing has experienced major upheavals brought about by cloud apps, Wi-Fi, mobility, and BYOD. The enterprise WAN, meanwhile, has not evolved much since it was transformed into an MPLS Layer 3 VPN...

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5 freshly-funded cloud computing companies worth watching

Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain.

Riverbed goes private in $3.6 billion deal

Riverbed Technology is the latest major tech company to bow out of public trading, announcing a $3.6 billion takeover by private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday.

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SDN tools increase WAN efficiency

The enterprise WAN can be a daunting operational challenge.

Riverbed is now a FORCE in hybrid WANs

At its FORCE user conference, Riverbed laid out its plan to adapt its optimization tools for the hybrid WAN.

The Hybrid WAN requires a new approach to network optimization

Now that the WAN is finally evolving, I think it’s time to take a look at the infrastructure that’s used to optimize it.

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Most websites are “One Day Wonders” – and that’s worrisome

Blue Coat study finds most short-lived sites use content delivery networks, Web optimization.

Silver Peak looks to the clouds and redefines WAN Optimization

Last week, Silver Peak announced a new product called Unity that can be thought of as an intelligent WAN optimization "fabric" that enables network managers to track the location of cloud services and have a real-time “weather map” of...

How packet micro-shaping maximizes bandwidth utilization

Enterprises are increasingly virtualizing IT infrastructure by migrating storage, application, and database servers into cloud/hosted datacenters.

Is your network blind to video traffic?

5 tools to monitor and manage video in the enterprise


Is your network blind to video traffic?

Here’s a look at 5 products that manage video in the enterprise.

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How Aryaka’s global private network speeds access to Internet apps

Managed cloud service offers alternative to DIY or WAN optimization appliances.

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

MIT may have just solved all your data center network lag issues

New Fastpass system opts for counter-intuitive central processing architecture.

Verizon threatens to sue Netflix in war of words over video quality

Verizon is objecting to a Netflix message blaming it for video streaming issues

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