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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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Optimize Application Delivery for GlobalDeployment Of SAP® BusinessObjects™ Enterprise with Blue Coat Systems Acceleration
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coats SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Software is a market leading Business Intelligence solution, enabling customers to discover and share business insight for optimal decision making.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

BlueCoat

The Truth About MPLS Security
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: If you are sending data over a “private” Wide Area Network (WAN) there is a dirty little secret your service provider doesn’t want you to know about. The truth is that these so-called private WANs offer no inherent security and they aren't really even private.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

Certes Networks

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 06 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Aerohive Networks

Building Secure Wireless LANs
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a holistic view of Wi-Fi security, offering guidelines to deploy a wireless network that’s as secure as your wired one.  
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Aerohive Networks

HP FlexBranch Office Solution Transforming Branch Experience
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Branch office solutions based upon converged infrastructure can deliver higher levels of security to ensure data protection and prevent costly, damaging breaches. Read this set of documents to learn more about servers, storage and network resources can be safely shared without inhibiting system response and availability.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

HP & Intel®

How to Address the Two Key Challenges with Virtualization
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: WAN optimization is a class of technology that has rapidly been adopted across enterprises. Examine the trends toward server consolidation and virtualization, and how WAN optimization can help IT organizations like yours solve the key challenges of application performance and information availability within these environments.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Fine-Tune IT Performance
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how you can fine-tune your IT performance with a solution that enables your business to run faster and more efficiently, while saving time and cutting the cost of your infrastructure.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

WAN-optimized Replication: Built into FalconStor Solutions
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: Data replication has become part of the fabric of IT due to its multiple uses and benefits. However, data replication can quickly increase your bandwidth and storage costs. Read this white paper to learn how WAN optimization can help to solve these issues.
Posted: 22 Apr 2011 | Published: 22 Apr 2011

FalconStor Software

Solution Brief: SAP and Blue Coat
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat’s WAN Optimization technology is especially well suited to improving response times and reducing bandwidth consumption for SAP users, by prioritizing SAP applications and guaranteeing performance over non-critical or recreational traffic.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Application Performance Brief: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat Systems provides an end-to-end acceleration solution to regain performance, minimize bandwidth usage, and significantly reduce the time to complete all SharePoint Server 2007 and 2010 operations.
Posted: 08 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Solution Brief: Managing the WAN to Optimize Business
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Bandwidth management is a common technique employed by IT organizations to improve quality of service over the WAN. It typically involves assigning guaranteed levels of bandwidth and traffic prioritization to improve application performance.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

BlueCoat

Implementing Infrastructure as a Service
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Because of its promise to dramatically improve the cost effective, elastic provisioning of IT services, cloud computing is the most discussed IT concept of the last decade. The goal of this white paper is to reduce some of the confusion that currently surrounds the discussion of cloud computing.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Policy-Based Acceleration for all Business Applications – including SSL – while adding Security and Control
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Richardson Partners Financial Limited deployed Blue CoatSG appliances at its datacenter and branch offices to eliminate latency problems with applications, reduce overall bandwidth consumption and provide security and control.
Posted: 08 Mar 2011 | Published: 08 Mar 2011

BlueCoat

Optimize Application Delivery for Global Deployment Of SAP® BusinessObjects™ Enterprise with Blue Coat Systems Acceleration
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Blue Coats SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Software is a market leading Business Intellience solution, enabling customers to discover and share business insight for optimal decision making.
Posted: 07 Mar 2011 | Published: 07 Mar 2011

BlueCoat

Comparing Private Line, Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet and IP VPNs
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper helps enterprises choose the appropriate WAN solution.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

AT&T Corp

Sharepoint WAN Optimization And WAFS
sponsored by Peer Software
WHITE PAPER: Design teams across the world collaborate to create and develop prod­ucts. Unfortunately, IT organizations face serious challenges when collaborative teams share large files. This white paper will assess the strengths and weaknesses of the four technologies most commonly used to enhance file sharing for distributed teams.
Posted: 17 Feb 2011 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Peer Software

BEYOND MPLS: DELIVERING CLOUD-READY NETWORKS
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: Most analysts agree that cloud computing will forever change how enterprises sell, purchase and use business applications and IT infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

Cloud-ready networks - WAN Governance for cloud computing
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing simplifies enterprise application delivery with resource flexibility, investment-less OPEX models, and no need for specialized in-house support resources.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

WAN Optimization for Today and Tomorrow
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides key insight for IT professionals interested in accelerating user performance by two to three hundred times, reducing bandwidth for files, storage and email by 50 to 95 percent, and making consolidation and centralization possible.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

BlueCoat

Solution Brief: Accelerating File Services Across the WAN
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Trends towards server consolidation and decentralized employees can seriously impact WAN bandwidth. A typical CIFS file often requires hundreds of round trips between the file server and the user to complete a simple file request.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

BlueCoat

Eliminating End User and Application Downtime:  Protecting Mission-Critical Multi-Tier Business Applications with Neverfail and Virtualization
sponsored by Neverfail
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines many of the common deployment scenarios that such organizations face and describes how Neverfail Continuous Availability and virtualization can be used to deliver a more complete, consistent and cost effective availability solution for mission-critical, business applications.
Posted: 17 Jan 2011 | Published: 17 Jan 2011

Neverfail

The Proven Financial Benefits of SIP Trunk Consolidation
sponsored by Siemens Enterprise Communications
WHITE PAPER: Siemens Enterprise Communications continues to lead the evolution of real-time unified communications by delivering innovative and customer-centric solutions with measurable financial benefits, and has proven both the technology and the savings for customers.
Posted: 03 Jan 2011 | Published: 03 Jan 2011

Siemens Enterprise Communications

How to Cut Communications Costs By Replacing Leased Lines and VPNs with MPLS
sponsored by Star
WHITE PAPER: Replacement of remaining legacy internet connections with more flexible and secure solutions such as Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), which offer guaranteed security and quality of service, can save organisations substantial amounts of money. Read on to learn more about MPLS.
Posted: 10 Dec 2010 | Published: 10 Dec 2010

Star

E911 VoIP Essentials for Enterprise Deployments
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Deploying VoIP across multiple business locations is a great way to simplify and streamline your distributed network and reduce costs, but how does a business provide E911 effectively across the enterprise and what are the legal requirements?
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010

XO Communications

2010 Application Delivery Networking Challenge: Accelerating, Securing, Optimizing & Monitoring Applications
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Application delivery is one of the few technologies that both improves the end-user experience and lowers the cost of enterprise networks. It improves response time, reduces bandwidth, optimizes server performance, provides enhanced security and gives visibility into what is happening at the application layer. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2010 | Published: 18 Nov 2010

BlueCoat
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