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wide area network (WAN)

a computer network that uses long-distance communications methods, such as telephone lines, satellite links, or microwave transmission, to cover a geographic area larger than that which can be covered by a local area network (LAN).

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Now there is new technology that allows read/write file sharing over the WAN at near LAN speeds.
To purchase a copy of Inside The Market for WAN Management Outsourcing, contact Tom Nguyen at the International Engineering Consortium at 312-559-4636 or tnguyen@iec.
But a major roadblock to optimizing this process has been slow data transfer speeds due to TCP chattiness and WAN latency over high capacity links.
Today, companies can immediately take advantage of Fibre Channel over WAN technology by leveraging the products and services available that conform to current and proposed standards.
The Increasing Centralization of MNCs' IT Infrastructure Management Often Results in Moving to a Managed WAN Service
The ConnectPort WAN VPN is network independent and upgradeable, making it easier for customers to quickly migrate to HSUPA platforms as networks evolve.
Accelerate: Maximize application response times by applying the right WAN optimization technologies to overcome latency issues, accelerate class-specific applications and preserve bandwidth capacity to resolve network-based performance constraints.
The Digi ConnectPort WAN VPN offers customers a reliable, secure, high-speed wireless choice for data access and backup from areas where a wired solution would be cumbersome or even impossible," said Dan Schieler, Senior Vice President of Sales for Sierra Wireless.
Aker Kvaerner Australia employs Juniper's unique Application Flow Acceleration([TM]) (AppFlow([TM])) technology to speed up CIFS transmissions across the WAN, providing remote users with a more LAN-like experience when sharing large files over long-distance links.
The WX and WXC platforms also deliver Application Flow Acceleration (AppFlow) technology to accelerate the performance of specific applications such as Microsoft Exchange, Windows files services, and web-enabled applications which rely on layer 7 protocols that are slowed dramatically by WAN latency.
The solution includes recently released Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS), the industry's most comprehensive and scalable branch-office networking software, providing WAN optimization, application acceleration, and Wide-Area File Services (WAFS) in one easy-to-deploy solution.