What’s the difference between WAN optimization and WAN acceleration?

This is a trick question! Technically, there is not a difference between WAN optimization and WAN acceleration. As a matter of fact, WAN acceleration is a type of WAN optimization. Now that we have cleared that up, we can now get into WAN optimization and what you can do to make the most out of your […] … [Read more...]

Not All Packet Shaping is Created Equal

At Exinda, we hear a lot about other solutions that also provide packet shaping. This often comes up when one of our customers is replacing a component of their network, such as a firewall, and the product they’re evaluating claims to also provide packet shaping.  On the surface this sounds attractive – “I can buy one product and get multiple benefits.” In the right circumstances that can work, … [Read more...]

Troubleshooting the 3 Most Common Network Problems

Today’s network is more complex than ever before. The impact that the multitude of devices, applications, and locations have on network and application performance can be startling – increased congestion, slow application response time, loss of user productivity and ultimately, chaos for you, the IT manager. YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: 4 Good Reasons You Need a Network Assessment [BLOG] As a result of … [Read more...]