Remote Networking

Anyone using current PC technology has probably dealt with networks at some point, but that experience is typically with internal networks and applications. A central server, with many users connected to that server sharing files and data, is the configuration that comes to mind when envisioning a network.

Remote Networking, on the other hand, uses external WAN communications links to other physical locations across town or across country, and it is not always a simple task to design a system that can provide remote sites with acceptable performance! The specific criteria that must be balanced are: