WAN router


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WAN router

A network device designed to forward packets to an external network such as the Internet. Routers are used to direct traffic to a network outside of the one they reside in. However, when routers are used within an enterprise to separate subnetworks, they are called "routers" or possibly "core routers," but not WAN routers. The routers that make up the backbone of the Internet are "core routers." See router, core router and edge router.
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It can be positioned between an existing WAN router and the LAN to provide firewall-based security, and high-speed remote access and site-to-site VPN connectivity.
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ODP's customers have benefitted from these capabilities to replace their separate WAN routers, WAN optimisation products, and security devices with a single solution that is secure, application-aware and offers automatic WAN path control and multi-broadband support.
Oregon City, OR, April 14, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Connect Data, headquartered in Bievres, France has signed an exclusive deal to distribute and support Syswan Technologies Dual and Multi WAN routers in France.
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