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-…

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…

Exinda NetworkOrchestrator

Exinda NetworkOrchestrator is a WAN optimization platform from Area's small business division, GFI.

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,…


NitroAccelerator installs as a device driver to endpoints to optimize TCP-based connections. The solution is software-based and does not rely on third party proxies, distributed caching, lateral data-movement, or hardware appliances. NitroAccelerator is EPL Certified and approved…

Silver Peak VX

Silver Peak VX virtual WAN optimization software combines virtualization with Silver Peak's WAN optimization technology. Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning…

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

Silver Peak NX appliances are WAN optimization solutions, sized for the smallest of branch offices to the world's largest data centers and disaster recovery sites, supporting up to 5 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) of WAN capacity and 512,000 simultaneous flows. Silver Peak is now part…

Citrix SD-WAN

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

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-…

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.

SonicWall WXA 5000

SonicWall WXA 5000 is a WAN optimization appliance.

Aruba Boost

Aruba Boost (formerly Silver Peak Unity Boost) is a performance pack for edge deployments. Silver Peak was acquired by HPE in September of 2020, and formery Silver Peak products are now under the Aruba Networks brand.

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…

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…

Juniper Mist WAN Assurance

The Juniper Mist WAN Assurance cloud offering aims to enable simpler operations, better visibility into end-user experiences, and shorter mean time to repair of SD-WAN issues. By combining Mist AI, Session Smart Routers and/or SRX Series gateways Juniper provides automation and insight…


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.

Allot NetEnforcer

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

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.

Aruba Orchestrator

Aruba Orchestrator (formerly Silver Peak Unity Orchestrator) allows organizations to assign business intent policies to secure applications across the WAN. Since the September 2020 acquisition by HPE, Silver Products are now under the Aruba Networks' brand.

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…

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

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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.

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