dual WAN router
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dual WAN routerA router that has two wide area network (WAN) ports for connection to different Internet providers. Dual WAN routers are useful in areas with frequent ISP outages, and they can be configured to switch over if the one currently used fails. They are also used for load balancing, which for small business was more of a concern with earlier and slow connections. See router.
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