Chapter 5 Designing Remote Connectivity

This chapter discusses wide-area network technologies and design and includes the following sections:

Identifying WAN Technology Considerations

Designing the Enterprise WAN

Designing the Enterprise Branch

Connectivity to remote locations such as the Internet, branches, offices, and teleworkers is provided through enterprise edge technologies and the enterprise WAN architecture. Infrastructure support is provided at the remote locations with enterprise branch architectures.

To connect to remote locations, WAN technologies and WAN transport media must be utilized when considering ownership, reliability, and backup issues. In addition, WAN remote access choices include cable and DSL technologies that ...

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