WAN accelerator

WAN accelerator

Software that speeds up transmission in a wide area network. Various techniques are used including compression and the application of quality of service (QoS) parameters to packets. If an application is chatty and requires constant acknowledgments, a specialized WAN accelerator may transfer data behind the scenes. For example, Windows file sharing (CIFS protocol) is slow over a WAN. A CIFS WAN accelerator can prefetch data at the server side and transfer it to the client side so that most of the CIFS interaction takes place locally in the client.
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This 1U network appliance platform delivers security and reliability for VPN, firewall, network bandwidth controller, WAN accelerator and surveillance system applications.
Tokyo, Jan 11, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Ltd today announced that it has unveiled WAN Accelerator Family for global data centers, and for enterprises with global R&D, design, and manufacturing operations.
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Axiomtek's NA570 is suitable for a variety of applications including VPN, firewall and security applications, network bandwidth controller, WAN accelerator and surveillance system.
WAN accelerators were also employed to get the best performance out of the available bandwidth," he says.
Array Networks enhances the availability, performance and security of banking applications with solutions like application load balancing, link load balancing, global server load balancing, IPv6 gateway, SSL accelerators, WAN accelerators and access gateways.
NTT Com will also upgrade its cloud-based network services with Virtela's network function virtualisation (NFV) technology to virtualise the functions of customers' network equipment, such as firewalls and WAN accelerators, enabling enterprises to benefit from instant service activation and significant cost reduction.
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Expand Networks, a provider of application acceleration solutions over the Wide Area Network (WAN), announced on Monday (24 November) that the company's WAN accelerators have helped Wingspan Care Group, a non-profit company, to improve its overall communications.