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Market Trends: Factors Driving the WOC Market

Published: 23 April 2007

ID: G00147409

Analyst(s): Joe Skorupa


The market for WAN optimization controllers will move from the early adoption and pilot deployment stages to large-scale mainstream deployment in 2007. Vendors must broaden their capabilities to meet user demand.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Finding
  • Mobility Becomes a Key Requirement for SoftWOCs
  • Acceleration of SSL-Encrypted Traffic
  • Large Service Providers Enter the Market
  • Enterprise Content Network Distribution Capability Becomes Important
  • Inter-Data Center Networks Grow in Number and Bandwidth
  • Non-U.S. Vendors Will Enter the Market with Credible Products

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