WAN Virtualization, anyone?

WAN Virtualization is perhaps the next step to WAN link load balancing. Perhaps, some of the features mentioned here might be implemented by Application Delivery Controllers as well, but the concept behind the terminology – Considering all the WAN pipes as one big pipe and then routing the packets individually on the most appropriate link, among others is quite interesting. Lets read more about WAN Virtualization, in this article.

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What is a Content Delivery Network (CDN)?

A Content Delivery Network is a network of servers hosted by a service provider in multiple locations of the world (usually shared with multiple customers) so that the content could always be served from a server that is nearest to the consumer requesting for it. And besides, since multiple servers are used, the load is distributed and consumers get better quality content. There are many more advantages to a CDN, which we will see in the last section of this article

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Why DDI (DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management) is critical for distributed organizations

With multiple branches and thousands of IP addresses, centralized management of critical network services like DNS, DHCP and IP Addresses are catching up with bigger and distributed organizations. Read on to understand how the DDI – DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management appliances can help and the advantages of centralizing these critical network services.

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