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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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.
In addition, under the agreement, Cincinnati Bell will also offer wireless bundles for the Psion Teklogix WORKABOUT PRO product line and NETBOOK PRO to operate on its EDGE and GPRS wide area networks.
launched SuperAgent(R) v7, the end-to-end performance monitoring module of the NetQoS Performance Center, to offer operations groups a continuous "Operations View" into which applications are performing worst for end users across wide area networks and what has caused the slowdowns.
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.
By deploying TNS' IP network for broader applications such as wide area networks, market data distribution and trader voice services we can help our customers to achieve their goal of seamless straight-through-processing and comply with new regulatory requirements.
Introduction to Frame Relay: Basic components of a Wide Area Network (WAN) employing Frame Relay access
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