Managed WAN Optimization Services

Give your apps  and your network a performance boost.

Run your WAN on rocket fuel.

Investing in more bandwidth to improve app performance is costly. Why not use what you have already? Our Managed WAN Optimization Services cut through the traffic jam. Important apps get priority over non-essential traffic, helping boost performance, reduce latency and improve responsiveness. It delivers a better network experience for you, your employees and your customers.

When you partner with us, you have access to more than 20 years of experience managing customer networks. We know what works and what doesn’t, and we can put our insights and broad offerings to work for your business. 

What are Managed WAN Optimization Services?

If your WAN is a superhighway connecting the various parts of your business, Managed WAN Optimization Services create an express lane for your critical data and apps—from transaction-processing systems to enterprise resource planning software. With experience managing 500,000 network, hosting and security devices worldwide, we can customize a plan for your enterprise.

How do Managed WAN Optimization Services work?

Managed WAN Optimization Services are deployed to two or more of your locations to improve performance between critical applications. We do it by integrating powerful compression and caching, acceleration, application control and visibility technologies. We also provide ongoing recommendations by analyzing trends, application usage and infrastructure utilization.

Features & benefits

Demand isn’t always predictable. Managed WAN Optimization Services lets you ramp up bandwidth whenever you need it. So your employees and customers can stay connected to the apps and data they depend on.

  • Performance. Make your WAN respond to your business, not the other way around
  • Customization. Work out an optimization plan that’s tailored to your specific needs
  • Expertise. Test and tune up multiple sites and points, and complex integration plans
  • Reliability. Keep your WAN up and running

25+

years managing customer networks

500+

managed networks in over 150 countries

300

experts to support your needs

150

countries where we manage networks

Our value proposition.

By extending our Managed Network Services capabilities beyond the WAN router to the LAN switch, you can take advantage of our technical expertise in design, planning, implementation and network management.

Quick install

Our Managed WAN Optimization Services can be integrated quickly based on our application management design, install and management expertise.

Value

Improve your ROI with a solution that monitors and measures application performance, recommends changes and tunes devices.

Cost control

Manage network costs by reducing application consumption of network resources and getting ongoing direction and support as needs change.

Advanced expertise in WAN Optimization.

Professional and technical insights

  • 25-plus years of experience in global deployments
  • Experience testing and tuning up multiple sites, multiple points and complex integration plans

Network customization/ management

  • Custom device tuning
  • Scalability to handle increased volume
  • End-to-end alarm correlation
  • Protocol bundling

Performance enhancement services

  • Compression
  • Content caching and acceleration
  • Traffic and application prioritization
  • Deduplication

*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global, Danellie Young, Katja Ruud, Bjarne Munch, Takeshi Ikeda, Neil Rickard, February 2018. Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global (2015 - 2018) Magic Quadrant for Global Network Service Providers (2004 - 2014)

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