Stories by Curtis Franklin and Greg Goddard

  • Supersizing existing WAN connections

    Squeezing 10 pounds of data into an existing 5-pound connection can save a lot of money. Network data compression is becoming so commonplace that router vendors have begun including limited compression features - such as TCP/IP header compression - in most models. However, for maximum compression performance that can be tailored to fit your specific traffic patterns, you should consider dedicated network compression devices.