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How to take control of your VPN performance – part 2

In my last post, I have talked about applying broadband bonding technology to improve inter-office VPN performance (Virtual Private Network performance) by increasing available throughput and by boosting reliability. Once you have taken care of the transport, you still need to make sure to available IP connectivity is indeed “oiled” […]

Internet load balancing

How to take control of your VPN performance 2

Managing the VPN performance is important for an organization because of the increasing demand of the applications running within that VPN tunnel. When a branch office is connected to a private cloud data center or a HQ (Head-Quarter) office, that VPN tunnel performance dictates the effectiveness and efficiency of that […]


How to multihome your Internet lines

Multihoming, i.e. the ability to bring together various Internet connections to create a fatter pipe is a valuable proposition to achieve Internet reliability and optimum performance. There can be multiple ways of multihoming ISPs, let me start by how not to multihome: A legacy way of adding multihoming to a […]


Truffle reviews

Here is a few selection of Truffle reviews, case-studies and feedback from Truffle users: Chaminade Resort hotel boost speed and reliability of their Internet access. Video review of Truffle LiteĀ and thoughts on WAN virtualization. M-Wave’s review of Truffle in a case study. Some snippets and quotes of reviews of Truffle […]


Blended MPLS and beyond

MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) has risen in popularity with enterprises that require low-latency and high reliability. MPLS is a framework where the carrier can provide switching instead of routing by utilizing simpler labeling within their network. This accelerates the routing process and therefore can provide lower latency. MPLS networks […]


How does multiple IP addresses work with a Broadband Bonding multi-WAN firewall? 2

Keeping the ease of control and management of a single IP address on the WAN side can be an important factor for the IT team when implementing a WAN virtualization, WAN optimization or WAN bonding solutions. Especially in non-green-field deployments of a WAN expansion via a Broadband Bonding or load-balancing […]


Why do Internet load balancer need to evolve?

There hasn’t been a time where the applications running on Internet have been changing so rapidly. Applications are moving to public and private clouds, fast — putting growing pressure on the Internet performance, more specifically the WAN segment of the Internet that services the end-users. This applies both for consumer […]