WAN Optimization software provides features that allow users to improve the performance of their applications running on the wide area network (WAN).
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CenturyLink® SD-WAN solutions integrate disparate connectivity types into a seamless hybrid software-defined WAN for complete visibility and enhanced performance of your entire network ecosystem through a centralized customer portal. CenturyLink was recently recognized with the Frost and Sullivan Innovation and Leadership Award for SD-WAN in North America to go along with our 2017 MEF Award as the Best SD-WAN Managed Service of the Year, Worldwide. CenturyLink® SD-WAN with hybrid connectivity is a complete WAN solution to support secure, scalable networks across a full range of connectivity types. Our SD-WAN solutions integrates disparate connectivity types into a seamless hybrid software-defined WAN. It utilizes aggregated and customer provided circuits including a mix of MPLS, Dedicated Internet, low cost Broadband Internet, LTE based on your site and application requirements. SD-WAN gives you complete visibility of the entire WAN through a centralized customer portal. Branches can get out to the internet/cloud directly without having to hairpin through a central HQ, for improved performance. CenturyLink SD-WAN can help improve application performance features like application-aware routing and QoS. CenturyLink was recently recognized with the Frost and Sullivan Innovation and Leadership Award for SD-WAN in North America to go along with the 2017 MEF Award as the Best SD-WAN Managed Service of the Year, Worldwide. We offer Complete Managed / Co- Managed Global Hybrid Network Solutions including: • WAN design, deployment, initial configuration, site activation, 24/7 support • Multiple CPE options, including x86 with SD-WAN software provided • Flexible transport options: MPLS, Broadband, LTE, Internet or BYON • Centralized administration control via CenturyLink portal Security • Authentication, key exchange and encryption • Advanced security options: Built-In next-generation firewall, Dashboards and analytics and Detailed event logs Application Performance • Automatic, customer and pre-defined identification for 2,800+ applications for policy-based control • Application QOS: Prioritization, Policing and Shaping & Marking • Optimal Path Selection Analytics and Reporting Tools • Historical analytics and near real-time reporting • Appliance, circuit, policy, application and VRF utilization • SD-WAN availability, packet loss, jitter and latency performance • Near real-time visibility and troubleshooting tools
Align cloud application performance with your business needs and those of your customers. Guarantee fast and reliable application performance scalable to millions of IP flows. Control QoS per application, user, endpoint and location. Ensure that heavy transaction loads do not impact customer experience.
Performance Hub gives you the ability to efficiently deploy resources at the edge, closest to your end-users, enabling a whole new level of global network performance. Configured to your enterprise requirements, Performance Hub is based on a core set of vendor-agnostic components which leverage Interconnection Oriented Architecture to give you secure, scalable access to major network and cloud service providers in all your important markets.
Sangfor WANO (WAN Optimization) can be deployed in the WAN gateway of data centres and branch offices. Through traffic reduction, stream compression, stream cache, protocol acceleration and other leading technologies, Sangfor WANO can cut up to 70% of redundant traffic, reduce packet loss rate to below 1%, save 50 % of link costs and improve application speed by 3-10 times to achieve huge improvement for application performance & WAN speed.
Verizon Enterprise Orchestration simplifies how you manage networking resources, helping you deploy virtualized networks through self-service tools and centralized management. This type of network orchestration gets new services to customers quickly and securely, while making your business more efficient and adaptable to changing conditions.
VNS - WAN Optimization helps dynamically accelerate app delivery and performance across your WAN with network functions virtualization (NFV). It lets you deploy multiple functions on a single, universal customer premises equipment (uCPE) appliance, virtual CPE (vCPE) from Verizon Cloud, or a mix of the two.
Silver Peak VX virtual WAN optimization software combines the cost and flexibility benefits of virtualization with the performance gains delivered by Silver Peak's industry-leading WAN optimization technology. Silver Peak VX virtual appliances support the full list of Silver Peak WAN optimization features for maximum functionality, including data reduction, path conditioning and traffic shaping. This enables customers to overcome bandwidth, distance and quality challenges when moving data over the WAN.