Monthly Archives: February 2013

WAN aggregation: a scale-out approach to WAN optimization   Recently updated !

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Recently, I had a chance to talk to Arthur Cole from IT Business Edge about WAN aggregation and how it compares to WAN optimization. Here is what we discussed: Wan optimization works exceptionally well in cases where the bits transferred over the wire can be cached and/or compressed. If that is not the case, minimizing […]

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Cost effective alternative to MPLS   Recently updated !

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Houlihan Lawrence invests in Broadband Bonding – a cost effective alternative to MPLS Inman News reporter Teke Wiggin wrote recently about Houlihan Lawrence, a real estate brokerage firm in New York with 25 offices. Houlihan Lawrence ditched their expensive MPLS network and replaced it with Broadband Bonding devices which provides an excellent alternative to MPLS. […]

WAN Virtualization: Buttressing the Bridges Between Branch Offices   Recently updated !

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I wrote an article for the Data Center Journal¬†about WAN Virtualization – technologies for connecting branch office to head-quarters or data-centers. Here is brief excerpt: “… WAN virtualization, for example, is attracting a lot of attention. Much like server virtualization, WAN virtualization is a technology that uncouples various ISP transports from the IP connectivity, so […]