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New Exinda Firmware Release: 6.3.7.1639

Exinda has released an update to their v6.3 code. Full details are at http://support.exinda.com/#Topic/55562000000355001 In summary: Fixed in 6.3.7 (from 6.3.5):   [APP-7755] edge cache: Enable NTLM authentication pass through for parent proxy [APP-7903] edge cache: When playing youtube videos on android devices sometimes the wrong video is shown (Also in 6.1.9) [APP-7840] sdp: Resolve issues […] more »

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Case Study: EDN Key Client, Clarke Energy on their Exinda Optimised WAN.

One of our key clients, Clarke Energy, was good enough to share their experiences of the Exinda WAN optimisation experience we have provided, deployed and maintain. We reproduce their release below… EXINDA ENERGISES CLARKE ENERGY’S APPLICATION ASSURANCE Global Gas Engine Provider and Maintenance Organisation deploys Exinda to provide essential visibility & control around key applications […] more »

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How to: Restrict Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) Updates using Exinda

We’ve had a few situations where Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) updates have caused problems over the WAN. Historically, SEP updates have been distributed using BITS and have had little significant impact. More recently, the updates seem to have become much larger and are distributed using HTTP on port 8014. Normally, this would be straight forward […] more »

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Exinda Announces ExOS 6.3

Exinda Networks have announced the release of their latest code, version 6.3. This release has a number of enhancements, some of which are going to be very well received. The full release notes are on Exinda’s support site, but the highlights are: Acceleration and performance SMB2 Acceleration Ability to accelerate Microsoft SMB2 traffic. SMB (CIFS) […] more »

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“You can’t manage what you can’t measure”

…so said a former colleague when I was working for a logistics company. It’s a simple but effective mantra that has stuck with me ever since, as it applies to practically any project or process improvement. If you can’t establish a baseline, if you can’t quantify the here-and-now, how can you expect to demonstrate the […] more »

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New release: Exinda OS 6.1

New release: Exinda OS 6.1. IPv6 support, edge cache, improved reports & alerts. Contact us to arrange a trial!  Exinda has now introduced its new ExOS 6.1 software for its WAN Optimization appliances. This .1 release offers significant business benefits to network operators including several key features and enhancements such as the Exinda Edge Cache™, increased […] more »

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Using Exinda to Help Improve Equallogic Replication – Results

In a previous post we explained how to configure the Exinda appliance to deal with iSCSI traffic. Having built our policies and enabled acceleration (available with x800 licences, x700 primarily offer visibility and shaping), we are now seeing some fairly impressive reduction stats. For example, the Exinda report for a Saturday shows: Reduction Statistics by […] more »

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How Exinda Can Improve the Performance of Backup Exec CPS

By default, CPS uses ports 20481, 20483, 20485 and 1804. Creating the application group is pretty straight forward: (config) # application "CPS" port 1804 protocol tcp (config) # application "CPS" port 1804 protocol udp (config) # application "CPS" port 20481 protocol tcp (config) # application "CPS" port 20483 protocol tcp (config) # application "CPS" port […] more »

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Exinda WAN Optimisation

Exinda is a proven global supplier of Traffic Shaping & WAN Optimization products. Exinda is installed and maintained in network deployments that exceed 1,000 devices. Exinda products help over  1,500 organizations in 80 countries worldwide to reduce network operating costs and ensure consistent application performance over the WAN. The Exinda Unified Performance Management (UPM) solution encompasses […] more »