WAN optimisation gives rise to edge virtual server infrastructure
Introduction: WAN Optimisation redefined
Riverbed | 02 November 2012, 12:56 | Virtualisation
WAN optimisation has been effective in pushing the industry toward a data centre without boundaries, but it doesn’t address all IT challenges in the branch. A new approach called edge virtual server infrastructure (edge-VSI) helps to bring the vision a step closer by allowing IT to consolidate and manage all edge servers in the data centre with LAN performance at the edge, all at up to 50 percent of the cost of managing traditional distributed environments.