WAN White Papers

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The Ultralight Branch
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn more about enterprise connections and how ultralight branches can help keep users connected from multiple, small locations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Aerohive Networks

Accelerate and Optimize Microsoft SharePoint
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses SharePoint 2007 along with the cloud-deployed version of SharePoint 2007, BPOS. In addition a look is taken at some of the deployment options, network impacts and optimization approaches.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

Buyer's Guide for WAN Optimisation as a Service
sponsored by CDG
WHITE PAPER: With both increasing globalization and application reliance on networks and central data centers, businesses are looking to improve application performance through WAN optimization. Uncover the key drivers of WAN optimization, including optimization as a service, and learn how to pick the best fit to maximize the benefits to your organization.
Posted: 08 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011

CDG

Best Practices for Assuring VoIP Performance
sponsored by AppNeta
WHITE PAPER: Since no two networks are exactly the same, no two network assurance programs will be either. Fortunately, PathView Cloud adapts to your needs, and provides a complete approach.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AppNeta

Optimization is for the Clouds
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper begins with an outline of the characteristics of computing from a distance, describes how WAN optimization of cloud resources improves the user experience, explains how Riverbed’s Cloud Steelhead achieves this, and concludes with several deployment examples.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Next-Generation WAN Optimization Is Happening Now
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Discover what Forrester Consulting is saying about next generation WAN optimization in this technology adoption profile commissioned by Blue Coat.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

BlueCoat

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optimizing Video Performance Across the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Do more with less: that’s the message echoing through corporate cultures today. One clear target is to contain costs, especially travel-related costs, which can be large enough to have a serious impact on bottom lines. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

BlueCoat

Application Visibility and Monitoring: An integrated approach to application delivery
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the specific issues behind application performance problems and how to resolve them within an ADN environment. It explores how to deliver superior application performance by using application-level insight to manage bandwidth demand, protect against malware and so much more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

BlueCoat

Is Your Network Ready for VoIP?
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: This paper summarizes in question and answer format the many critical factors pertaining to VoIP’s viability, regardless of which vendor’s IP-PBX system is deployed across the distributed enterprise.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

BlueCoat

Linktropy WAN Emulators
sponsored by Apposite Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Apposite's Linktropy WAN emulators simulate bandwidth, latency, jitter, loss, congestion, and other important link impairments to test applications in the lab and under a spectrum of real-world conditions. Through an intuitive, browser-based graphical interface, you can still install the Linktropy WAN emulator and begin testing within minutes.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Apposite Technologies

H.264 High Profile: The Next Big Thing in Visual Communications
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the first and only H.264 High Profile implementation for real-time video, customers can immediately begin saving on bandwidth costs—up to 50%! Read a technical overview of the H.264 High Profile standard, including the history of H.264 and the recent advancements to and benefits of the technology.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

Polycom, Inc.

Solution Brief: Accelerating SSL Applications Across the WAN
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the industry-standard protocol for establishing a secure communications link when transmitting information over untrusted networks. However, SSL can create complications when it comes to prioritizing, optimizing, and accelerating network traffic. This paper outlines a solid strategy for optimizing SSL applications.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Jun 2010

BlueCoat

VMware View™ on NetApp Storage
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how VMware View 4 and virtual desktop storage options from NetApp deliver flexible, cost effective, secure virtual desktops. Enterprises can now deploy cost effective virtual desktop environments (over LAN or WAN) that meet the needs of a wide range of end users.
Posted: 06 May 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

VMware, Inc.

The MPLS Network: A Future-Proof Engine for Voice-Data Convergence
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Voice and data on a single wire is an exciting network development. MPLS technology, which enables voice and data to be transported together on wide area networks (WANs), has matured to provide a platform for almost unimaginable communications and cloud computing possibilities. Learn more about MPLS by reading this white paper.
Posted: 26 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

MegaPath Inc.

What is Carrier Grade Ethernet?
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the fundamentals of Carrier Ethernet and examines how service profiles and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) can be defined in Carrier Ethernet.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Brocade

Distributed IT Infrastructures: Alternative Approaches
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the benefits derived and the costs associated with virtualization in the Remote Offices/Branch Offices, in the classic model versus the proposed model.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software