WAN Optimization

Why WAN optimization requires performance management

WAN optimization can only be as efficient as you let it be. Recently I’ve seen a good example that illustrates how, without diligent application performance management, multi-million WAN optimization investments can quickly turn into a lukewarm “implementation completed” outcome, to say the least. The challenge at one of our customers started in a typical way: a large company, with operations around the globe, facilitated by a large SAP ERP and… read more

WAN (sic) is it a good time to optimize?

As a Dynatrace Guardian Consultant for the past three years, I’m posted on long-term engagements that allow me to sink my teeth into interesting technical and business issues that are at the very core of the organization. In this instance, the question arose as to whether and when it was appropriate to optimize a WAN? Most recently I’ve been on a dedicated assignment with a large European pharmaceutical company. They have offices… read more