SAN BRIDGES AND ISCSI – Improving Block Level Access & Throughput

SAN BRIDGES AND ISCSI We often get asked what the difference is between NAS and SAN and how iSCSI protocals can improve access and throughput. Therefore, let’s first review a few basics about NAS (Network Attached Storage) and SAN (Storage Area Networks). Which Network…

Artificial Intelligence and WAN Acceleration

So what’s all the hype about AI accelerating your data over the WAN? Artificial Intelligence and WAN Acceleration are actually a perfect marriage – and here’s why! Up until now, IT directors have been compressing data, increasing bandwidth, caching and duplicating to try and…

The Effects of Latency on WAN Speed

So, what are the effects of latency on WAN speed and what are the typical values? What causes it and why is it important? Why does it differ from network to network?┬áLet’s review the basics: Latency is a measure of delay.  In a network,…

Solving Slow WAN Speed

WAN Optimization Basics Following these easy steps can dramatically speed up your WAN transfers and keep you from losing your hair prematurely. Solving slow WAN speed(s) – the dilemma. But first, let’s review a few basic – WANs are simply networks that span large…