Quad CPUs Boost Exinda WAN Optimization
Exinda Networks is using the latest Xeon quad processor in its new WAN optimization device.
Using Intels latest Xeon quad processor into its new 10060-series WAN optimization device, This IT World Canada report says that Exinda Networks is able to claim a four-fold increase in throughput over its previous appliance. The report also mentions that Exinda released the new unit on Tuesday along with version 5.5 of ExOS, the software that actually runs the appliances.
"One thing Exinda has going against it is its size. The company, by Suitors admission, isnt as well known as other pure-play WAN optimization companies such as Blue Coat Systems Inc. and Riverbed Technology Inc. which, according to Kerravala, hold at least half of the market. Other WAN optimization makers include Cisco Systems Inc. and Juniper Networks Inc.
"Bojan Simic, principal analyst at Boston-based TRAC Research, who was briefed on the announcement, said the new appliance lets Exinda compete better against Cisco and Riverbed.