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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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The same operation could suffer a latency penalty of more than two minutes over a very fast 1MB WAN circuit that has an 80ms delay--a delay that most users would consider to be unacceptable.
Orbital Data, a provider of WAN optimization and application acceleration solutions, today announced the introduction of the Orbital(TM) 6000 series, a new product family whose simplicity of deployment and automated management offer total cost of ownership advantages over any competing product.
Additional Applications Bundled with Managed WAN Services Solve Increasingly Complex IT Management Issues for MNCs
After introducing the Peribit solution, IT costs were reduced by up to 10%, by enabling new application deployment on existing infrastructure, increasing WAN capacity without network upgrades, simplifying installation, and minimizing ongoing equipment maintenance.
Network Computing's tests demonstrated how the Peribit solutions dramatically improve WAN performance to accelerate application performance, as well as the benefits of rich systemwide management, interoperability and flexibility we have designed into our products," said Mike Banic, vice president of corporate marketing at Peribit Networks.
After a rigorous selection process, USCS has chosen Peribit to provide the necessary WAN bandwidth and application acceleration needed for centralized applications, data replication, and business expansion.
Peribit Networks, the leader in application delivery over the WAN, today announced that Atlanta-based Resurgens Orthopedics, the second-largest orthopedic medical practice in the United States, is deploying Peribit Sequence Reducers to dramatically improve the performance of applications traversing the WAN, which has enabled the organization to serve and process a 30 percent greater patient load with its existing WAN infrastructure.
Peribit Networks, the leader in application delivery over the WAN, has received the prestigious "Editor's Choice" award by Network Computing magazine, which recently tested four leading WAN accelerator products in its Real-World Labs(R) in Syracuse, NY.
Peribit Networks, the leader in application delivery over the WAN, today announced it has joined the VERITAS Enabled(TM) Program in order to provide joint Peribit and VERITAS customers with high-performance, reliable and cost-effective data replication-over-WAN solutions.
has deployed Peribit WAN optimization platforms to dramatically improve branch office application performance, thus eliminating the need for an expensive WAN upgrade.
Peribit Delivers 250% WAN Capacity Increase to Speed PeopleSoft, Documentum, and Exchange Applications