WAN technologies and services

Wide area network connections allow companies to access and share corporate resources among distributed sites. Discover more about available WAN technologies and services and how organizations can use them to aptly meet business requirements. Learn about factors such as the number of company sites, location, security and bandwidth needs when assessing WAN requirements.

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  • WAN optimization (WAN acceleration)

    WAN optimization -- also known as WAN acceleration -- is a collection of technologies and techniques used to improve the efficiency of data transfer across a wide area network (WAN) between organizations' centralized data centers and their remote ... Continue Reading

  • file server

    A file server is a computer responsible for the storage and management of data files so that other computers on the same network can access the files. Continue Reading

  • packet loss

    Packet loss is when one or more transmitted data packets fail to arrive at their destination. Continue Reading

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