BOSTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exinda, a global provider of next-generation WAN optimization and application performance assurance solutions, announced today that its WAN Optimization 2.0 and Internet traffic control solutions have been honored with a 2012 University Business Readers' Choice Award.
Voted by University Business readers, the first annual award recognizes technology leaders that support the higher education industry with innovative products and solutions. Honored for making a positive impact at colleges and universities across the country, Exinda's solutions limit the network strain caused by the explosion of devices and high-bandwidth Internet and P2P applications.
With hundreds of universities around the globe using Exinda's solutions, the company is a proven leader in helping balance both optimization and containment of the myriad types of traffic that cross university networks – whether that be academic (e.g., Blackboard), collaborative (e.g., Moodle), social (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), streaming (e.g., YouTube, Netflix) or administrative (e.g., ERP functions). Understanding the need to balance the priority of learning applications with the necessity of social applications, Exinda delivers user experience assurance by helping administrators understand the context of user (student or faculty), application (learning or social), and time of day (classroom or recreational). With this knowledge in hand, Exinda helps administrators shape prioritization strategies, so both the learning and social experiences benefit from optimum network performance.
"Universities around the world continue to experience an extreme impact from devices and high-bandwidth Internet applications that limit their network resources," said Exinda CMO Nolan Rosen. "Exinda remains committed to providing solutions that allow universities and colleges to prioritize and control bandwidth usage and alleviate these issues. We've very pleased that the university community – and our own customers – have seen the value in including Exinda's solutions in this prestigious list."
The complete list of winning products and solutions has been announced online and in the December issue of University Business magazine.
"The nominations came from a variety of university administrators who have shared their experiences with these products and how they have improved the way their school operates," says University Business Editor-in-Chief Tim Goral of the first annual awards program. "We hope their insight becomes a valuable resource to our readers and helps them solve their biggest challenges on campus."
Exinda is a leading global supplier of WAN optimization and Internet traffic 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 2,500 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.
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