Date Added: Feb 2010
Understanding bandwidth traffic and resource consumption is vital to enhanced and proactive network management. The ability to accurately demonstrate WAN optimization is essential to a successful Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Proof of Concept (PoC). A successful Cisco WAAS PoC is accomplished in several distinct phases: Planning and Design, Implementation, and Testing and Reporting. While thorough planning and execution of all phases is important, the Testing and Reporting phase is of particular interest, as this is point where the data collected in the PoC is presented to the stakeholders.