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  • n. Plural form of WAN.


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  • The Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Makani Networks, explained that high latency and low throughput has always plagued wide area networks ( "WANs") particularly enterprise applications and networked storage.

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  • In some cases, they chose not use 3rd party metro WANs, terrestrial microwave, or what have you, for their more ILEC friendly and cheaper T_carrier systems – synchronous and inflexible point to point links.

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  • Because the dramatic increase in WAN bandwidth is driving many organizations to revisit how they're architecting their WANs.

    The new WAN architecture: a blueprint

  • Read more about lans and wans in Network World's LANs & WANs section.

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  • Adding the second WAN link was only a matter of plugging into the WAN port, choosing the WAN connection type on the same screen as earlier, and both WANs were up and running.

    TRENDnet BRV324: Inexpensive, good performance

  • The Interface page showing Primary Setup is a drop down, and selecting WAN2 was as simple as point and click, The same WAN connection options held for our second WAN, and we were connected to both WANs quickly.

    Xincom XC-DPG603: Easy routing for SMBs

  • Instead of outlawing leaving WANs open, the government should require that manufacturers include a notice about the possible side-effects of not securing ones wireless network and clear instructions on how to secure it.

    Anti-Wi-Fi pol goes war driving

  • Speaking at a Light Reading conference today, Joan Kratz, VP of business marketing at BellSouth Corp. said that BLS is looking to exploit VOIP over wireless wide-area networks WANs.

    BellSouth digs VoIP-over-Wireless

  • We put in new local area networks, wide area networks, LANs, WANs.

    CNN Transcript Jul 8, 2003

  • We have the LANs, and we have the WANs, which was the first -- the foundation that we had to put in.

    CNN Transcript Jun 6, 2002


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