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DEFINITION: A branch office box (BOB) is a server appliance that has been optimized to provide distributed support for simple utility functions that are required locally but are difficult to provide over a WAN. When WAN connections are unreliable, a BOB may be used as part of a local business continuation solution. When WAN connections are reliable, a BOB may not be a cost-effective alternative to using protocol  … 
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EtherScope Network Assistant -- Free Hardware Trial
sponsored by Fluke Networks
PRODUCT DEMO: First responders to network emergencies need to solve problems fast on 10, 100 and Gig copper, fiber and wireless LAN networks. This tool helps frontline network professionals quickly solve the wide range of problems they encounter.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2009

Fluke Networks

Increase security and ROI: The benefits of Intel vPro technology
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT DEMO: Significantly improve your company’s IT security and ROI with the all new 2010 Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Premiered: 28 Apr 2010

Intel

Optiview Network Analyzer -- Free Hardware Trial
sponsored by Fluke Networks
PRODUCT DEMO: IT departments have constant challenges - staff shortages, tight budgets, but still high expectations for service and support. OptiView analyzer gives you a clear view of your entire enterprise - see into devices, applications, and every connection.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2009

Fluke Networks

Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM)
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Check out this download to see how the Orion Network Configuration Manager aids in managing network configuration files in multi-vendor network environments, monitoring changes to device configurations and ensuring compliance with federal and corporate policies.
Posted: 14 Jul 2009 | Premiered: 14 Jul 2009

SolarWinds, Inc.

PRTG Network Monitor
sponsored by Paessler AG
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Experience complete control over your network by downloading your free, 30-day trial of PRTG now.
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 | Premiered: 24 Jan 2012

Paessler AG

Vyatta Community Edition 4 - Open-Source Routing and Security
sponsored by Vyatta Inc.
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Vyatta delivers complete, ready-to-deploy, open-source networking solutions that make it possible for anyone to own an enterprise-class router/firewall/VPN for a fraction of the cost of traditional closed-source, proprietary products.
Posted: 11 Sep 2008 | Premiered: 01 Sep 2008

Vyatta Inc.
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SERVER APPLIANCES DEFINITION (continued): … A branch office box (BOB) is a server appliance that has been optimized to provide distributed support for simple utility functions that are required locally but are difficult to provide over a WAN. When WAN connections are unreliable, a BOB may be used as part of a local business continuation solution. When WAN connections are reliable, a BOB may not be a cost-effective alternative to using protocol wrapping solutions (like MPLS) to address WAN latency. BOBs are usually optimized for the type of protocol traffic a business uses in most communication with a central office or data center. BOBs also are optimized for the type of persistent service that may be needed locally in the event of a WAN disruption. BOB deployment is an alternative to providing complex server support locally for necessary utility applications like: email printing file serving and caching DNS DHCP HTML XML HTTPS encryption and decryption
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