WAN Optimization Solutions

WAN Optimization Solutions Overview

What are WAN Optimization Solutions?

WAN Optimization Solutions are simply the processes of maximizing, accelerating or virtualizing an enterprise WAN (wide area network).

This can be achieved with both software for analyzing and adjusting along parameters known to influence performance or with physical appliances and hardware as needed.

WAN Optimization Products

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Cisco Routers

Cisco routers support secure, reliable enterprise connections. These enterprise routers help users implement an intent-based, future-ready WAN that is constantly learning, adapting, and protecting. Deploy routers for the branch, cloud, co-location, or the data center with any type…

Riverbed SteelHead

San Francisco based Riverbed Technology offers Steelhead, a WAN optimization solution, which includes the SteelHead CX/GX delivering optimization for Hybrid WANs, accelerating the performance of applications to improve productivity and reduce costs, and SteelHead SD combining SD-…

Aryaka SmartConnect

SmartConnect is an on-demand, fully managed and end-to-end SD-WAN connectivity service for enterprises, offering global, regional, and local as well as cloud connectivity. The solution connects branches, remote locations, data centers and cloud service providers, using Aryaka's SD-…


Exinda is a WAN optimization platform from the Boston company of the same name.

Silver Peak VX

Santa Clara based company Silver Peak offers their VX products as a virtual WAN optimization option.

Citrix SD-WAN (formerly Netscaler SD-WAN)

Citrix SD-WAN (formerly Netscaler SD-WAN) is a software-defined WAN solution, featuring WAN optimization.

Ipanema WAN Optimization

French company Ipanema was acquired in April 2015 by other French company InfoVista, to expand that company's offerings into WAN optimization: Ipanema's area of specialization.

Silver Peak NX

Santa Clara based Silver Peak's NX appliances present a WAN optimization option.


Streamgroomer, acquired by Austrian company Automic in 2014 which in turn was acquired by CA Technologies in 2017, is a WAN optimizer and communications monitor. It is now supported by Streamcore, headquartered in France.

Juniper WX / WXC Series (discontinued)

Juniper Networks has labeled their WX and WXC series of WAN optimization products End of Life; Juniper Networks has entered a deal with Riverbed Technologies so that their own products may be traded in for Riverbed Steelhead technology.

Circadence MVO 1200 WAN Optimization Suite

Circadence in Boulder, Colorado offers the MVO 1200 WAN Optimization Suite.

Symantec MACH5

Symantec MACH5, formerly from Blue Coat, is presented as a WAN Optimization solution that accelerates application performance, improves user experience and saves bandwidth for today’s business, cloud and web applications.

Unity Orchestrator

Silver Peak Unity Orchestrator allows organizations to assign business intent policies to secure applications across the WAN.

Unity Boost

Silver Peak Unity Boost is a performance pack for Unity Edge deployments.

CenturyLink MPLS / IP VPN Service

CenturyLink® MPLS allows you to make the most efficient use of your network resources and enables improved management of traffic flows across the network to minimize the risk of congestion. Using the latest MPLS technology, CenturyLink provides you with carrier-grade Quality of Service…

SonicWall WXA 5000

SonicWall WXA 5000 is a WAN optimization appliance.

FatPipe WAN Optimization

With FatPipe WAN Optimization, from FatPipe Networks in Salt Lake City, users can boost your Wide Area Network performance through application acceleration, better utilization of WAN infrastructure to save dollars on additional hardware, as well as software and bandwidth costs. FatPipe…

Secucloud SASE (ECS2)

Secucloud boasts a proven SASE platform that combines a global private backbone, a network security stack, and support for cloud resources and mobile devices. Now from Aryaka (acquired May, 2021), Secucloud offers solutions for small business, homes, but also enterprises,including…

Untangle SD-WAN Router

As part of Untangle’s Network Security Framework, Untangle SD-WAN Router with advanced routing capabilities and stateful firewall, provides the ability for businesses to build a Software-Defined Network. Untangle SD-WAN Router software provides interoffice connectivity across sites,…

Allot NetEnforcer

NetEnforcer from Israeli company Allot Communications is a WAN optimization option.

CenturyLink SD-WAN Solutions

CenturyLink® SD-WAN with hybrid connectivity is a complete WAN solution supporting scalable networks across a range of connectivity types. They integrate disparate connectivity types into seamless hybrid software-defined WAN.Gain complete visibility through a centralized customer…

Cisco Wide Area Application Services

Cisco WAAS

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Cisco's Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is a WAN optimization option.