Gartner Research

Four Techniques for Improving Application Performance When Faced With Poor Quality Internet Connectivity

Published: 27 September 2017

ID: G00340447

Analyst(s): Deacon D.K Wan , Kevin Ji

Summary

Poor internet connectivity does not have to equate to bad customer experiences. Even in regions with low average connection speeds, I&O leaders focused on infrastructure delivery can leverage the four techniques in this research to deliver superior application performance and reliability.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Leverage Acceleration Technology to Improve Application Performance
    • Application Delivery Controllers
    • Symmetrical Acceleration
    • Improve Your WAN and Utilize a MPLS VPN
  • Use Content Delivery Network (CDN) for Geographically Distributed Internet Service Delivery
  • Locate Data Centers Closer to Target Markets and Deploy Multiple Near-Synchronous Sessions
  • Require Agility and Scalability in App Design and Use the New Architecture to Enable a Paradigm Shift

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