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.
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 of connectivity, i…
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-WAN and WAN Optimiza…
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.
Exinda is a WAN optimization platform from the Boston company of the same name.
Santa Clara based Silver Peak's NX appliances present a WAN optimization option.
Citrix SD-WAN (formerly Netscaler SD-WAN) is a software-defined WAN solution, featuring WAN optimization.
Aryaka SmartOptimize is an on-demand, application-optimization and acceleration delivered-as-a-service and is a key component of SmartConnect. The vendor states Aryaka’s architecture optimizes and compresses WAN traffic in multiple ways, delivering LAN-like performance via a private Layer 2 core wit…
Cisco's Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) is 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.
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.
Santa Clara based company Silver Peak offers their VX products as a virtual WAN optimization option.
Circadence in Boulder, Colorado offers the MVO 1200 WAN Optimization Suite.
Symantec Network Performance Optimization solutions provide visibility into applications and performance, manage network usage, decide how best to allocate bandwidth, and optimize performance via caching. While the appetite for network and application performance continues to grow, the breadth of us…
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 portal. Branches c…
Silver Peak Unity Orchestrator allows organizations to assign business intent policies to secure applications across the WAN.
Silver Peak Unity Boost is a performance pack for Unity Edge deployments.
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 (QoS) over ou…
SonicWall WXA 5000 is a WAN optimization appliance.
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 WAN Optimizat…
NetEnforcer from Israeli company Allot Communications is a WAN optimization option.
F5 Networks in Seattle offers the Big-IP WAN Optimization Manager (BIG-IP WOM) as a WAN optimization standalone device or add-on to the Big-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM) service.