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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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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

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

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

Building a Resilient Cloud Network with SD-WAN
sponsored by SingTel
WHITE PAPER: Should you become an early adopter of SD-WAN? In this white paper, learn how SD-WAN can help you build a resilient cloud network. Furthermore, discover the factors driving SD-WAN investments, the benefits of implementing SD-WAN, use cases, and more.
Posted: 29 Dec 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2016

SingTel

Beyond the Basics of SD-WAN: Why Performance and QoS Matter
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Looking to take SD-WAN to the next level, but unsure of where to start? This white paper highlights how to improve your network management to deliver superior performance and quality of service.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Silver Peak

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

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

SDN and NFV in the WAN
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: SDN and NFV are two of the key components of the overall movement towards software defined IT. This white paper provides survey results from IT professionals on their company's interest in SDN and a deeper dive into how SDN can help them respond to a wide range of opportunities and challenges.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

MASERGY

Test Report: CloudBridge WAN Optimization Evaluation
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Discover the capacity of one WAN optimization tool in this third-party test report. Inside you'll learn specifically about how you can master your WAN environment.
Posted: 29 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Citrix

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

The Power of Next-Generation WAN: SD-WAN at the Forefront
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This report explains how and why enterprise application evolution is pushing SD-WAN to the business forefront. Read on now to see how the virtualized WAN can connect the cloud to your branch locations, deliver superior user experience, and more.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2015

Citrix

Hybrid Will Be the New Normal for Next-Generation Enterprise WAN
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive Gartner report, learn how to establish a hybrid WAN in your organization that can optimize traffic flow between the Internet and MPLS to avoid application performance problems. Access now to also discover the role of the hybrid cloud in today's enterprise WAN infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

State of the WAN Report: Software Defined WAN Emerges
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Connectivity is the way of the future. Understanding the current state and future of networking is the key to success. Access this report to learn about the current state of WAN technology, the future of software-defined WAN and how your organization should prepare for future networking needs.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

Citrix
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