Previous chapters have examined a number of aspects of Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS), ranging from network integration to management to configuring WAN optimization policies. This chapter focuses on the application acceleration components of Cisco WAAS, which help enable IT organizations to
• Improve performance of accessing servers, storage, and application over the WAN to maintain LAN-like performance expectations and bolster employee productivity for centralized applications
• Improve posture toward data protection and compliance through secure acceleration and centralization of distributed infrastructure
• Consolidate servers, storage, and applications to minimize costs and operational ...