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How does a Riverbed Stealhead WAN acceleration opttimize

  traffic?
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A few ways:
 - Data Compression
 - Data caching, so that duplicate data is not sent over the WAN, only the referencing block ID
 - Optimizing round trip times by looking for the right packet size, and sticking with it. Versus typical TCP/IP transmission where it starts with the smallest packet size, and keeps sending larger packets until it fails, then it starts the process over again.

Matt Sherif on Feb 27, 2017

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