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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).
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Beyond the Basics of SD-WAN: Why Performance and QoS Matter
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can take SD-WAN to the next level. Improving your network management delivers superior performance and quality of service – not to mention optimized pathways to cloud applications.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Silver Peak

How to Increase App Reliability & Scale Bandwidth While Lowering Network Costs
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: See how WAN virtualization provides a solution to the overstressed WAN dilemma. Allowing enterprises to expand WAN bandwidth goes a long way towards ensuring that business critical applications remain uninterrupted – even when underlying networks are unreliable.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Optimize Delivery of Business-Critical Apps to Branch Offices
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Optimize your network's ability to deliver business-critical applications to remote workers and branch offices. Learn how SD-WAN combines the reliability and control of MPLS with the scalability and affordability of broadband to keep your distributed organization up and running.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Citrix

Improve User Experience for Branch and Mobile Workers
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Poor performance over the WAN can degrade the virtual desktop experience for branch and mobile workers. Learn how to overcome this challenge with innovative WAN optimization techniques.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

Software-Defined WANs: Answering the Demands of the Cloud-Based IT Ecosystem
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WHITE PAPER: Today, the software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is changing the way networks are structured. Learn about ways this technology is highly suitable for evolving IT environments, where cloud-based apps are unpredictable in terms of how they are used and the source location.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Nuage Networks

SDN: The Next Step in Wide Area Networking
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a software-defined networking (SDN) success story, told from a CIO's perspective, and learn how one organization was able to centrally manage a wide area network by moving to SDN, and by connecting its network to a new cloud IT environment.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Nuage Networks

You compete. We'll handle the network.
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Managing your network is a cumbersome task, requiring significant investments of time, effort and staff. This guide from a major network provider displays several network management solutions and how they will benefit your IT team to keep you ahead of the competition.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Verizon

High bandwidth and cost efficient connectivity
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: With so many options, it is easy to forget about cost-effective Ethernet technology. The fact is that it's one of today's fastest-growing access technologies to an IP VPN or the Internet. This case study highlights how Ethernet is utilized and explores several key features.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Verizon

Your Guide to Extensible Wide Area Networking
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WHITE PAPER: Wide area networks (WANs) that connect users to their applications require an evolution in today's world. Explore ways to establish network connectivity for your branch employees in a transparent, expedient manner.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Nuage Networks

Hybrid WAN Services Emerging as a Viable Network Option
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Modernize your understanding of Hybrid WAN. Have you heard what industry analyst, Mike Sapien from Ovum, is saying about hybrid WAN? Hint: It doesn't include the need to abandon MPLS.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

SD-WANs Help Simplify the Management and Operation of Today’s Increasingly Complex Wide Area Networks
sponsored by Nuage Networks
WHITE PAPER: Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is emerging as a key strategy to solving today's network strains. This resource displays how to explore ways SD-WAN can help mitigate a number of issues IT professionals face in a traditional WAN environment.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Nuage Networks

Secure your mobile devices, data and apps
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to assess your existing security policies, giving you advice on potential weaknesses and best practices to strengthen your mobile security. Get better peace of mind with policies that keep data, devices and apps in line no matter where your workforce roams.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Build a wiser WAN
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: The need for efficient and reliable cloud and mobile technologies is creating a demand for better application performance. Read on to learn how software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) overcomes the obstacles and demands of mobile technologies, and how it is just the first step in aligning your IT with your business.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Verizon

SD-WAN Bill of Frights
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With SD-WAN being the hottest buzzword in networking right now and the many components of the technology, it can be easy to be lead into making the wrong decision. Have confidence that you are deciding on the best SD-WAN provider for your business by following theses 5 golden rules.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

SD-WAN for Maximizing WAN Performance
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More and more applications are moving to the cloud which is causing a decrease in WAN performance. This white paper displays how SD-WAN offers a solution to address these new network complexities and performance needs with a seven layered approach to WAN optimization.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

SD-WAN: Application Performance Routing
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SD-WAN is becoming increasingly vital to everyday operations, especially application functionality. Access this white paper to learn how the need to reduce costs surrounding applications is changing traffic patterns and how SD-WAN is providing solutions.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

Architecting an SD-WAN with Quality of Service Over Broadband
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: The challenge with SD-WANs is that the need for performance improvements over broadband isn't addressed. Learn how to make these improvements with this white paper and see how your organization will benefit.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Mar 2016

Silver Peak

The Business Case for Hybrid Networks
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: The market for hybrid network services is growing rapidly which is driven by the increase in enterprise bandwidth consumption — growing by 30% a year, according to Gartner market research. Access this white paper now to discover if a hybrid network is right for your business.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

MASERGY

How to Get the Most From Your Global WAN
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine areas of technical leadership you'll want your global WAN supplier to possess. Plus, uncover 4 questions you should ask when negotiating your global WAN contract.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Case Study: Amgen Turns to Hybrid Networking to Support its Global Business
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: Learn how one company adopted a network-as-a-service to connect its remote locations worldwide to its private IP network. Get access now to discover the benefits Amgen experienced after the upgrade, including seamless connections with a universal high performance network, excellent WAN visibility, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Ancestry.com Takes its Network from the Past into the Future
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: In this case study discover how Ancestry.com deployed an MPLS network for all company sites across the globe. Get access now to learn about the benefits including, optimized network performance for each application and location, increased network agility, high reliability, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 18 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Network Virtualization Brings Agility to the Enterprise
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: A recent survey indicates that over 40% of CIOs surveyed plan to upgrade their WANs this year, and they cited networking as the area most in need of a refresh. Network function virtualization (NFV) is a significant innovation in network design and it comes at an opportune time. Can you boost your company's agility with NFV?
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

MASERGY

The Enterprise Guide to Managed Services
sponsored by Comcast
WHITE PAPER: Your network is slated to fall victim to BYOD initiatives. Your WAN will need an upgrade, and now it's decision time. This white paper invites you to explore several considerations before you employ network managed services. Access now to examine what managed services are, how they work, and who benefits from them.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 15 Mar 2016

Comcast

How to Design a Network for Mobile Initiatives
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This guide details how to design your network for mobile initiatives. Learn how to overcome the key challenges facing network administrators today in setting up and managing a modern infrastructure, including security and access control, defining network users, and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

The State of Software-Defined WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores key trends in software-defined networks and offers in-depth advice on how to address the limitations of today's VPN. Read on to see how software-defined WANs could help your company maximize its investments with the cloud.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Silver Peak
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