Blue Coat Virtualizes WAN Acceleration

Virtualization helps companies consolidate physical resources and save on hardware costs.

Enterprise Networking Planet reports on Blue Coat’s latest offering, the ProxySG Virtual Appliance, which is designed to bring the benefits of virtualization to WAN optimization.

Virtualization isn’t just about virtualizing servers — it’s also about virtualizing network services to consolidate networking gear, too.

Networking vendor Blue Coat (NASDAQ: BCSI) has announced its ProxySG Virtual Appliance, which provides virtual versions of its hardware-based WAN optimization appliances.

The idea is to deliver an experience similar to the one already offered by ProxySG hardware while offering the flexibility of virtualization.

Read the full story at Enterprise Networking Planet:

WAN Acceleration Goes Virtual

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