Accelerating Data Migration with WAN Optimization

Sending large amounts of data over distance can be costly and time consuming. Unfortunately, it's also necessary for a myriad of IT functions including remote office backup, outsourcing, data center moves, and cloud computing models. Increasingly cost sensitive business models are forcing more and more companies to find ways to perform migrations more effectively and efficiently. Multiple options are available to get the job done and, of course, there are tradeoffs to be considered for each. One such option, WAN optimization, makes data migrations across ubiquitous IP networks viable and affordable.

Author(s): Terri McClure
Published: August 10, 2010

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