Wide Area Network

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Wide Area Network

Also called WAN. A network that allows computers to connect to the Internet over an exceptionally large area, such as a metropolitan area, a region or even a country.
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Although the LMS has a clear sense that the end-users will benefit from the innovation, important questions about how the students and faculty will use the wide area network need to be asked early in the adoption stage.
Introduction to Wide Area Networks (WANs)" forms part of the TransNet series of courses.
Before New Edge Networks leaves the site, all the applications that the business wants to run on its wide area network are connected, tested, and working.
The new partnership not only enables us to provide our devices to customers who require wide area network access or WLAN access but also offers a variety of new vertical opportunities through Cincinnati Bell's sales network.
NetQoS SuperAgent version 7 provides an always up-to-date view into application response times across even the largest wide area networks, enabling IT operations to take a performance-centric approach to network management.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Riverbed Technology, the performance leader in application acceleration on wide area networks, today announced the further expansion of Riverbed(R) worldwide with the opening of offices in Australia and India.
Riverbed's Steelhead(TM) appliance is the only WDS product on the market that solves all the key problems with application performance on wide area networks (WANs).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Riverbed Technology, the performance leader in application acceleration on wide area networks, today announced that it has signed a worldwide OEM agreement with HP regarding Riverbed's Wide Area Data Services (WDS) software.
Introduction to Frame Relay: Basic components of a Wide Area Network (WAN) employing Frame Relay access
Packeteer(R) (Nasdaq:PKTR), the global leader in WAN Application Optimization, today announced that leading accounting firm Ernst & Young Australia has purchased solutions with the ability to shape traffic and compress data in real time to implement 6,000 new Voice over Internet Protocol phone lines without increasing the bandwidth on its wide area network.
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