Exinda Achieves Visionary Position in 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers

Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and Network Control solutions, has announced  it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., as a visionary vendor in the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers.

According to Gartner, “As basic acceleration capabilities mature, we are seeing a resurgence of interest in visibility and control, both as a means to demonstrate WOC effectiveness, and as a bandwidth/response time planning tool. Providing advanced traffic management capabilities for application and user performance measurement and SLA reporting are key emerging requirements for WOC equipment.”

These market conditions have allowed Exinda to thrive in the midmarket with its unique suite-based offering. Exinda is the only vendor to deliver WAN optimization, Network Control and Application Monitoring in a single, easy-to-use suite. Its WAN optimization and Network Control solutions are used by midmarket enterprises and institutions around the globe. Exinda has:

  • Experienced four consecutive years of strong double-digit growth
  • Helped more than 2,600 customers around the world assure their critical application SLAs
  • Established leadership in key vertical industry segments, including education, manufacturing, retail, government, financial services and hospitality
  • Grown channel relationships with more than 200 trusted partners around the world.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a visionary in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers,” said Exinda CEOMichael Sharma . “Exinda’s vision of application SLA assurance mirrors the fundamental shift we are seeing in corporate networks as they evolve away from basic throughput maximization and towards providing a predictable user experience for all network applications. By providing IT managers clear visibility into their network traffic, and giving them the ability to set policies at the user, group and application levels to prioritize that traffic, Exinda is well-positioned for success, now and in the future. “

To qualify for the 2013 WAN Optimization Controller Magic Quadrant, vendors’ products needed to include traffic management capabilities, such as WAN QoS classification, enforcement or traffic shaping; compression, bandwidth reduction capabilities, including compression, caching and/or data deduplication; generic protocol acceleration (for TCP or HTTP, for example); application- or higher-level protocol-specific optimization features, such as acceleration of the Common Internet File System (CIFS) file-sharing protocol. Vendors also needed to have global installations and support capability.

To access the report, please visit the Exinda website.

(1) Gartner “Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers,” by Joe Skorupa , Mark Fabbi , and Bjarne Munch , 29 April 2013

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About Exinda

Exinda is a leading global supplier of WAN optimization and Network Control solutions. Exinda enables organizations to assure a predictable user experience for strategic business applications through policy-based WAN optimization and Internet Control that intelligently allocate network bandwidth and optimize traffic based on the priorities of the business. The company has helped more than 2,600 organizations in over 80 countries worldwide assure application performance, improve the end-user experience, contain recreational applications and reduce network operating costs for the IT executive. For more information, please visit http://www.exinda.com.