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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There is a common misconception that adding bandwidth to the WAN will solve this problem.
It's clear from these findings that WAN outsourcing is part of the growing ASP trend," says Mike Janowiak, Senior Director of publications at the International Engineering Consortium.