Wide area network (WAN) optimization significantly increases data throughput and slashes network response times, enabling system consolidation that would otherwise be impractical and enhancing employee productivity. It can also pay for itself in less than a year in some cases. This podcast offers strategic advice for CIOs who are evaluating the business case for WAN optimization.
SPEAKER: Eric Siegel, senior analyst, Burton Group
BIOGRAPHY: Siegel is a senior analyst at Burton Group focusing on Web and network performance optimization, service-level agreements and network measurement and management. He has more than 30 years' experience in design and evaluation of computer networks. Siegel is known nationally as an authority on Web performance measurement and optimization. He is also the author of Designing Quality of Service Solutions for the Enterprise and Practical Service Level Management: Delivering High-Quality Web-Based Services.
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This was first published in February 2008