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Software as a Service: Next-generation Network Performance Management
An estimated 55 percent of users of business critical applications work in remote locations. With so many users working remotely, networks become congested and

wan excelerator  now, wide area network (WAN) monitoring and shaping has required special appliances, but there’s a new alternative software-based solution available that leverages the power of the user’s PC—providing unprecedented traffic control.

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IPSec VPNs for Extranets: Not what you want to wake up next to


In general VPNs are ill suited to building multi-company extranets, for any situation that extends across organizational boundaries, or where there is unbalanced trust between end points. This article discusses the basic requirements for a true extranet solution.

wan excelerator  often yields savings in WAN costs. Web-enablement makes sense for some situations, but corporations that rely on homegrown or other legacy applications are often leery of costly recoding projects that don't directly contribute to the bottom line. This has led to the emergence of a passel of proxy-based remote access solutions designed to offload the effort of exporting applications. Unfortunately, these solutions merely provide secure access to already-webified applications and at best a few widely used Read More

Sentinel Business Solutions


For over 25 years, Sentinel Business Solutions has been a respected leader in data collection. We offer enterprise data collection software for various markets while specializing in the integration of mobile/fixed terminals with bar code or RFID capabilities. Our SBS-Pathfinder product is an off-the-shelf middleware transaction server designed to empower mobile terminals to connect and communicate to any company's ERP, WMS, CRM, CRS, Supply Chain or legacy based application. The mobile terminals connected to SBS-Pathfinder, typically run programs created with our development environment SBS-CASE Tools(tm). This enterprise-grade, cross-vendor RAD tool empowers programmers to rapidly design, program, test and deploy batch, wired or wireless applications without professional programming experience. Because it is a high level tool, it significantly reduces total cost of ownership and leverages existing LAN and WAN infrastructure to collect, verify, and integrate transactional data into any business system. We've also released our SBS.NET Component for those companies who want to write their own applications using Microsoft's .NET Framework. View an online multi-media demonstration of our products or browse our vast industry expertise at www.sentinelbusinesssolutions.com

wan excelerator  leverages existing LAN and WAN infrastructure to collect, verify, and integrate transactional data into any business system. We've also released our SBS.NET Component for those companies who want to write their own applications using Microsoft's .NET Framework. View an online multi-media demonstration of our products or browse our vast industry expertise at www.sentinelbusinesssolutions.com Read More

Software as a Service Is Gaining Ground


Software as a service is the latest incarnation of the hosting model. The demand for cost efficiency, information technology flexibility, and faster return on investment, coupled with new technology advancements, has caused the hosting model to be reborn.

wan excelerator  needed. Users do not want to buy entire software packages or infrastructure when, typically, only a small percentage of the overall capability is used. User enterprises have also become more agile, requiring more flexibility in IT delivery and usage, as well as licensing and payment structures, and vendor business models. In the enterprise applications space, many customers are moving away from large upfront licensing contracts (with ongoing maintenance fees), to one that is variable, based on usage, and Read More

Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization


InAccelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization, you'll learn about the key benefits of cloud computing and why its success or failure can d...

wan excelerator  Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization Cloud computing is rapidly transforming the information technology (IT) landscape, and it's here to stay. Smart companies are assessing their computing needs to determine how to most effectively take advantage of cloud technologies. But a major drawback can be slow application performance on the cloud. Which is where WAN optimization comes in. In Accelerating Cloud Performance with WAN Optimization , yo Read More

Seeing through the Fog: Managing Application Performance in the Cloud


Much of a network professional’s time is spent in the weeds—fixing what breaks and trying to keep infrastructure humming so users don’t call the help desk. Climbing out of the weeds to take in the big picture and lay the groundwork for better future performance seems a luxury. This report introduces best practices for improving the performance of mission-critical networked applications and provides pointers for what to look for in a measurement tool in a WAN-optimized environment.

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Expand Accelerators Datasheet: How to Use WAN Optimization to Solve the Server Consolidation Challenge


Delivering access to applications over the wide area networks (WANs) is now an essential aspect of any IT strategy to reduce total cost of ownership and improve return on investment. For example, server-based computing and server consolidation strategies can remove servers out of the branch offices to consolidate and centralize them in the data center, usually based on a virtualization infrastructure. Find out more.

wan excelerator  Datasheet: How to Use WAN Optimization to Solve the Server Consolidation Challenge Delivering access to applications over the wide area networks (WANs) is now an essential aspect of any IT strategy to reduce total cost of ownership and improve return on investment. For example, server-based computing and server consolidation strategies can remove servers out of the branch offices to consolidate and centralize them in the data center, usually based on a virtualization infrastructure. Find out more. Read More

IP Telephony 201: The Nuts and Bolts of VoIP


In IP Telephony 101, I looked at the pros and cons of IP telephony, and a few of the considerations you should explore before making the switch to VoIP. We’ll turn now to the nitty-gritty of VoIP systems: the architecture, the equipment, the network structure, the software, and what you can expect to pay. But before we start, let’s get WAN and LAN out of the way. A LAN (local area

wan excelerator  we start, let’s get WAN and LAN out of the way. A LAN (local area network) serves a small geographic area (such as a localized group of buildings). A WAN (wide area network) is suitable for broad geographic areas. Architecture VoIP architecture refers to the sum total of your VoIP system components, including hardware (computers, phone systems, routers, switches, hubs, cables and so on) and software (whether for telephony, audio conferencing, video conferencing, Web conferencing, contact center, or Read More

The Benefits of Next-generation ERP


Rapid changes in the market and in customer needs mean small to medium businesses (SMBs) must work harder to stay competitive. Setting and achieving goals in this economic environment is increasingly difficult. Upgrading to a next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) can be a way to manage change—and even benefit from it. Learn more about how to customize an on-demand ERP solution that’s right for you.

wan excelerator  data through internet and/or WAN connections in a secure and efficient manner. Unity on Demand includes a built-in Business Process Management (BPM) module, which is fully integrated with the other business modules. As a result, standards and procedures for daily operations can be easily defined within the ERP system in order to break down the barriers and speed up the flow of processes and information in the organization. Unity on Demand contains over 600 pre-designed reports that are available at Read More

Building Smarter WAN Connectivity


The pressure to reduce costs, increase network performance, and improve productivity has been a constant battle for IT and telecommunications groups alike. While new technologies have emerged to help solve some of these requirements, in many cases they have proven to be inefficient and expensive. Find out how Layer 2 link balancing technologies can help your organization build a faster, smarter wide area network (WAN).

wan excelerator  Smarter WAN Connectivity The pressure to reduce costs, increase network performance, and improve productivity has been a constant battle for IT and telecommunications groups alike. While new technologies have emerged to help solve some of these requirements, in many cases they have proven to be inefficient and expensive. Find out how Layer 2 link balancing technologies can help your organization build a faster, smarter wide area network (WAN). Read More

Novell


Novell® (NASDAQ: NOVL) provides infrastructure software and services to tens of thousands of enterprises around the world. The company was formed in 1979 and now has more than 6,000 employees and 5,000 global partners. The company was one of the earliest developers of corporate network technology (including LAN, WAN, and Internet solutions) in the 1980s. Currently, Novell offers solutions and support for open source and commercial software on all kinds of platforms and devices. Novell, in embracing the open source movement, delivers expertise in enterprise software and Linux solutions and services to help its customers deploy Linux strategically in the enterprise. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA.

wan excelerator  network technology (including LAN, WAN, and Internet solutions) in the 1980s. Currently, Novell offers solutions and support for open source and commercial software on all kinds of platforms and devices. Novell, in embracing the open source movement, delivers expertise in enterprise software and Linux solutions and services to help its customers deploy Linux strategically in the enterprise. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, USA. Read More

Addressing the Complexities of Remote Data Protection


As companies expand operations into new markets, the percentage of total corporate data in remote offices is increasing. Remote offices have unique backup and recovery requirements in order to support a wide range of applications, and to protect against a wide range of risk factors. Discover solutions that help organizations protect remote data and offer extensive data protection and recovery solutions for remote offices.

wan excelerator  (WAFS) , combined with WAN optimization controllers (WOC) , is a technology that allows organizations to pull servers, applications, and data out of remote offices, centralize them, and serve the data back to remote users over specialized WAN links. By itself, however, WAFS is not a data protection technology because it doesn't create copies of data. Highlights Backup tapes can present a number of challenges to remote offices, including time-intensive manual processes and potentially disruptive backup Read More

Essential ERP-Its Underpinning Technology


In its simplest sense, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more.

wan excelerator  locaux (LAN) et étendus (WAN) deviennent pour les entreprises un poste de dépenses important et pour certaines un casse-tête. De plus, la mise à jour des versions des logiciels installés sur un nombre important d’ordinateurs différents devient un problème très complexe, voir insolvable. C’est pour cela que beaucoup de départements informatiques étudient l’avantage de passer à une technologie basée sur une architecture Internet/intranet. Dans cette approche Internet/intranet, les lignes Read More

The "S" in SAP Doesn't Stand for Security (that goes for PeopleSoft too)


During the course of product evaluations for a customer, the Technology Evaluation Center has uncovered a potential security hole in SAP R/3's three-tier architecture. SAP has revealed that they expect the database or third party products to handle security between the application server and the database server. If the client does not take these extra measures, the master password for the SAP database instance travels over the network in the clear, and can be captured. PeopleSoft has the same issue.

wan excelerator  and not connected via WAN or open Internet connection to the outside world (Only the presentation client should be used over WAN and open Internet connection; here security can be achieved by various means (e.g., PKI infrastructure). SAP states that their Secure Network Communications Interface (BC-SNC) has the following certified interfaces: CyberSafe (TrustBroker Security Solution for R/3), Entrust/PKI, Platinum Technology (Computer Associates) Single Sign On, Seclude Sicherheitstechnologie Read More

Is Something Fishy Happening To Your Website?


Freshwater Software offers powerful solutions for website monitoring. There’s a product or service for every budget and every type of site, and the customer service behind it all makes this a unique company.

wan excelerator  you, but if you want to move quickly you won't be disappointed with SiteSeer. SiteScope probably calls for a more extensive comparison with competitors, given the complexities of internal networks these days. We do believe, though, that SiteScope's current features are second to none, especially given its complete monitoring of e-commerce transactions. Read More