Wide Area Application Services

Cisco Offers Superior Performance

Miercom tests show Cisco Wide Area Application Services outperforms Riverbed Steelhead.

Cisco Offers Superior Performance

Cloud-Ready Solutions for WAN Optimization

Cisco WAAS is a software- and hardware-integrated, WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, and part of Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN).

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Video Data Sheet

Cisco WAAS reduces latency and optimizes bandwidth. (4:46 min)

Cisco WAAS provides an elastic "scale as you grow" enterprise-wide deployment model with Cisco AppNav and industry-leading scalability for secure acceleration of email, file, web, software-as-a-service (SaaS), video, and VDI applications. Cisco IWAN with Akamai Connect optimizes web and mobile applications by extending the Akamai Intelligent Platform directly into the branch.

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Cisco WAAS software, appliances, and modules deliver optimization with the broadest portfolio in the industry.

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