The costs associated with WAN
bandwidth have always been and still are among the major factors limiting the deployment of new applications in the network. The Internet is, due to these costs, becoming more and more the central part of most companies networking infrastructure.
Converging communication technologies and multimedia applications are continually changing the way we work. New requirements and challenges, especially for IT professionals, appear almost daily. Designing, supporting and maintaining cost-effective communication infrastructures becomes an increasingly difficult task, especially for smaller organizations and companies.
Allot (News - Alert) Communications can resolve these issues, through the network appliances it has specifically designed for small and medium size enterprise networks. The family of products and solutions that Allot offers solves network traffic and bandwidth management issues by analyzing, controlling and optimizing network traffic at typical bottlenecks. This way Allot ensures the optimum utilization of available WAN bandwidth. It also enables a broad range of network applications, in scenarios in which the Internet is used as the most affordable business communication infrastructure available today.
Allot is not simply downsizing products developed for a large enterprise or ISP market. Allot designs products specifically for SMEs to ensure optimal total cost of ownership
for these customers.
The user interface of the family of Allot appliances is designed to reduce the effort for customizing and optimizing network bandwidth to a minimum. Powerful, integrated, easy to understand network traffic monitoring and reporting tools help the system or network administrator to analyze network utilization and traffic bottlenecks. Intelligent, pre-defined but easy customizable configurations allow comfortable adjustment and prioritizing of network traffic.
Brian Solomon is a Web Editor for TMCnet, covering news in the IP communications, call center and customer relationship management industries. To see more of his articles, please visit Brian Solomon’s columnist page.
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