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ALSO CALLED: Networks, W A N, Wide Area Networks
DEFINITION: A wide area network (WAN) is a geographically dispersed telecommunications network. The term distinguishes a broader telecommunication structure from a local area network (LAN). A wide area network may be privately owned or rented, but the term usually connotes the inclusion of public (shared user) networks. An intermediate form of network in terms of geography is a metropolitan area network (MAN).
WAN White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Transforming Network Infrastructure, Redefining Virtualized Connectivity
sponsored by Intel® Technology Provider
WHITE PAPER: Explore how customer premise equipment (CPE) technology enables CSPs to utilize content-based prioritization, deploy services faster, reduce maintenance cycles, reduce infrastructure footprint, and keep operational costs low. Discover how cloud CPE helps meet the demands of SD-WAN, IoT, and more.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Intel® Technology Provider

The Customer Journey To SD-WAN: Functional, Technical, And Economic Considerations
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: Change is on the wind and business needs are mounting up, demanding more and more from your network than ever. In this white paper, learn if moving to SD-WAN might be a smart move for your organization.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

TATA Communications

The Customer Journey to SD-WAN: Functional, Technical, and Economic Considerations
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: Is SD-WAN right for your network? This paper will help you determine just that. Find the 4 key determinants that early adopters have used to justify their investment, 3 SD-WAN architectures choices, and the major differences from your legacy WAN.
Posted: 22 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

TATA Communications

IZO Internet WAN from Tata Communications
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: IZO Internet WAN from Tata Communications is a new networking solution that promises to provide the WAN communications needed for the cloud age. In this Ovum report, learn if IZO Internet WAN delivers on this promise.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2015

TATA Communications

SD-WAN: Functional, Technical, and Economic Considerations
sponsored by TATA Communications
WHITE PAPER: Change is on the wind and business needs are mounting up, demanding more and more from your network than ever. In this white paper, learn if moving to SD-WAN might be a smart move for your organization.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

TATA Communications

Why Performance Matters When Building Your New SD-WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to evaluate high performance SD-WANs to ensure you're picking the right one for your enterprise.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Silver Peak

Upcoming SD-WAN Trends
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: If you're thinking about adopting a SD-WAN at your enterprise, then it's best if you have a solid grasp on the upcoming trends that will soon impact it. Learn the hottest, upcoming SD-WAN trends from David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Silver Peak

Upcoming SD-WAN Trends
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: If you're thinking about adopting a SD-WAN at your enterprise, then it's best if you have a solid grasp on the upcoming trends that will soon impact it. Learn the hottest, upcoming SD-WAN trends from David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Silver Peak

Why Performance Matters When Building Your New SD-WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to evaluate high performance SD-WANs to ensure you're picking the right one for your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Silver Peak

Beyond the ADC: Redefining App Delivery for the Cloud Era
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC white paper, discover how app delivery controllers (ADCs) – particularly the Citrix NetScaler ADC– can be leveraged to support the growing diversity of apps, SD-WAN requirements, IoT initiatives, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Sep 2016

Citrix

SD-WAN: A Simplified Network for Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how SD-WAN delivers to the demands of distributed enterprises, including bandwidth savings and architecture optimized for cloud. Download to learn how to integrate SD-WAN with your existing architecture, view 3 key factors to consider when evaluating deployment, SD-WAN vs. MPLS cost comparison, and more.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 10 Mar 2017

Citrix

Building a Cloud-Centric, Hybrid Network With Software-Defined WAN
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is a new class of network technology that has emerged to meet new network architectural requirements. This EMA white paper explores how distributed enterprises are using SD-WAN to build a next-generation network.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Comcast

2016 State-of-The-WAN Report
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The WAN is critically important, which is why after a long period of little to no innovation, organizations are making significant upgrades to their WAN architecture and design. Read this report from Ashton, Metzler & Associates to study the state of the WAN.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Cloud and Drive for WAN Efficiencies Power Move to SD-WAN
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This IDC study provides a worldwide market forecast for SD-WAN products and services through 2020.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Business Value of Riverbed SteelHead
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As digital transformation and cloud computing become more widely adopted, optimizing SaaS and IaaS applications across the WAN becomes more important for globally dispersed enterprises. Access this IDC report to discover the real the business value of a long-time market leader in WAN optimization.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Optimizing the Software-Defined Wide-Area Network
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the concept of software-defined WAN and how to optimize it. Uncover the answers to essential questions, like: What does the expansion of the initial usage of SDN mean to CIOS? What should they do to make the most of SD-WAN? Plus, learn about 5 key advantages and the main challenges of SD-WAN.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

SD-WAN: Network Security Options
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many companies turning to SD-WAN are uncertain of what to expect from a security standpoint. So if you're unaware of what protection is available for SD-WAN then it's time to educate yourself. Learn about critical security options available for SD-WAN.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

SD-WAN: Network Access Diversity
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When considering access diversity for WAN, there are two primary drawbacks that concern IT professionals: Increased network complexity and decreased security in the WAN. These concerns don't have to become realities. Learn how to address these issues with a hybrid, SD-WAN.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

Not all SD-WANs are Created Equal: Performance Matters
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to evaluate high performance SD-WANs to ensure you're picking the right one for your enterprise.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Silver Peak

Upcoming SD-WAN Trends
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: If you're thinking about adopting a SD-WAN at your enterprise, then it's best if you have a solid grasp on the upcoming trends that will soon impact it. Learn the hottest, upcoming SD-WAN trends from David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Silver Peak

Why Performance Matters When Building Your New SD-WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: As enterprise IT considers ways to improve WAN functionality and service levels while lowering costs, the interest in SD-WANs has dramatically increased. But not all SD-WANs are created equal. Learn how to evaluate high performance SD-WANs to ensure you're picking the right one for your enterprise.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Silver Peak

Upcoming SD-WAN Trends
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: If you're thinking about adopting a SD-WAN at your enterprise, then it's best if you have a solid grasp on the upcoming trends that will soon impact it. Learn the hottest, upcoming SD-WAN trends from David Hughes, founder and CEO of Silver Peak.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Silver Peak

Protect Business Applications Processes with Application Aware SD-WAN
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how application aware SD-WAN can guarantee the performance of business critical applications at any time, and align the WAN performance with your enterprise's business goals.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

InfoVista Corporation

Application Aware SD-WAN and the Next Generation Secure Hybrid WAN
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how business driven, automated and fully integrated Application Aware Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) can help you meet the high bandwidth requirements of emerging business applications.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

InfoVista Corporation

Why You Need Dynamic WAN Selection
sponsored by InfoVista Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how Application Aware SD-WAN Dynamic WAN Selection (DWS) works, and how it allows for app visibility and control, WAN optimization, and more.
Posted: 09 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

InfoVista Corporation
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