wide area network

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a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network


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One of the most important issues regarding using IP networks for storage over wide area networks is reliable data transfer, or data integrity.
Has the need for a wide area network been established or is the technology going to generate the need?
NASDAQ:PKTR), is the global market leader in WAN Optimization and Application Traffic Management for wide area networks.
Riverbed(R) will showcase its Steelhead appliances in the Riverbed booth, and demonstrate how the appliances can improve the performance of applications over wide area networks (WANs) typically by five to 50 times and in some cases up to 100 times between enterprise datacenters, headquarters, and remote offices.
Shunra VE Desktop then transforms the local area network that connects the PC with the application server into a virtual wide area network link, using the conditions specified or recorded.
Packeteer(R) (Nasdaq:PKTR), the global leader in WAN Application Optimization, today announced that leading accounting firm Ernst & Young Australia has purchased solutions with the ability to shape traffic and compress data in real time to implement 6,000 new Voice over Internet Protocol phone lines without increasing the bandwidth on its wide area network.
New Edge Networks has introduced a new family of professional services that includes premium installation and testing of any computer application to be connected to a wide area network.
patent number 6,680,923), which covers the seamless roaming of voice, video and data between Wide Area Network cellular towers access points, such as GSM or Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA a Qualcomm technology - NASDAQ: QCOM) and short-range Internet access points (such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc.
a global solution provider for mission-critical communications, has deployed a battlefield communications solution, including satellite earth terminals, network equipment and integrated logistics support, for the Marine Corps' three Support Wide Area Network (SWAN) projects: Video and Storage Wide Area Network (VSWAN), Logistics Support Wide Area Network (LSWAN) and Horn of Africa Support Wide Area Network (HSWAN).
With the new solution, BCR will take advantage of existing network links alongside the new Cisco Integrated Services Routers to build further resilience into its wide area network (WAN) connections to individual branches.
Riverbed's continued expansion in the Asia Pacific region is driven by strong customer and partner demand, as organizations recognise the importance of optimizing wide area network (WAN) performance for a broad range of applications and services, including IT consolidation, backup and disaster recovery, and application acceleration.
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