Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Software

WAN Optimization and Application Acceleration

Jointly-validated and supported by leading applications vendors, Cisco WAAS is a cloud-ready and Citrix-ready solution with flexible deployment options: physical appliance, virtual appliance, router-integrated service module, or router-integrated Cisco IOS Software.

Fundamentals of Application Performance

Fundamentals of Application Performance

Learn how Cisco WAAS can boost application performance with ease and scale. (4:34 min)

Improving Application Performance

Improving Application Performance

SoftwareOne sees 300 percent improvement with Citrix XenApp products using Cisco WAAS.

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Features and Capabilities

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Cisco WAAS Software

  • Transparent and standards-based secure application delivery
  • LAN-like application performance with application-specific protocol acceleration
  • IT agility through reduction of branch and data center footprint
  • Enterprise-wide deployment scalability and design flexibility
  • Enhanced end-user experience
  • Pharmaceutical Services Company Accelerates Virtual Desktops

    Quintiles relies on Cisco Wide Area Application Services to optimize performance of desktop virtualization infrastructure

  • WAAS Technology as a Virtual Appliance

    Migrate Business Applications to the Cloud with Confidence

  • WAN Optimization on Demand

    Increase IT agility with Cisco WAAS for the Cisco SRE module of Cisco ISRs.

  • WAAS Wins WAN Opt Market Leader Award (PDF - 6.5 MB)

    Voted by IT professionals, Cisco leads all six categories; see the results.

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WAN Optimization on Demand

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