What's New with WAAS

New Improvements in WAAS 5.0

Cisco WAAS 5.0, the award-winning WAN optimization solution, accelerates the delivery of traditional and cloud applications. Its elastic deployment model provides exceptional scalability for highly secure email, file, web, software as a service (SaaS), video, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) applications.

Key features in WAAS 5.0 include:


Cisco AppNav

A virtualization technology for scalable provisioning of physical and virtual WAN optimization resources

New Central Manager

HTML5 iPad-ready interfaces and improved navigation

Integration with the Cloud Services Router 1000V

Cisco's first virtual router for secure acceleration of public cloud services

Enhanced application security

Advanced optimization for encrypted MAPI, signed SMB, and SMBv2

WAAS Express enhancements

New support for secured SaaS and web applications (SSL); improved bandwidth optimization for file and web applications