WAN Domain Policies

A WAN is a network that covers a large geographical area. The Internet is an example of a WAN. A private WAN can be built for a specific organization to link offices across the country or globally. These types of WANs are constructed using dedicated leased lines, satellites, and/or microwave communications.

Typically, the LAN-to-WAN domain addresses many of the WAN connectivity standards. As a result, this domain’s standards tend to focus primarily on the WAN build-out and supporting components. Some organizations may not have any WAN-specific standards or policies. This is because many of the topics are often included in other domains.

Control Standards

When you do see WAN-specific standards, they address WAN management, ...

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