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Wide Area Data Services

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:59 am

Abbreviated as WADS, wide area data services (or WDS) is a superset of smaller market segments that include WAN optimization, WAFS (wide-area file services), and application acceleration. Wide area data services enable the consolidation of file servers from remote sites to the data center without compromising end user performance and also enable the acceleration of file system-based distributed applications.