WANs are typically utilized by organizations operating out of multiple office locations that require a secure, flexible and cost effective means for their employees to communicate and share information across a central computer network.
When you select a LAN technology, Ethernet is the obvious choice. However, when you select a WAN technology, you will be faced with many confusing options. The choices vary widely in the amount of data they can deliver, the speed at which they operate, their initial and recurring costs, their management requirements, and their flexibility to include new locations or new technologies such as voice or video.
There are a number of different approaches to the design of wide area networks. Some solutions are geared toward low cost, low bandwidth requirements while others are geared toward enterprise class applications. Convivo can help you identify the most cost effective solution