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WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series
Significantly enhance WAN performance and user experience

SonicWall™ WXA solutions eliminate performance bottlenecks from data- and file-sharing applications. By only transmitting new or changed data, SonicWall™ WXA solutions optimize the bandwidth you already have. When integrated with select SonicWall™ firewalls, WXA minimizes and prioritizes app traffic between sites.

The SonicWall™ WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series reduces application latency and conserves bandwidth, significantly enhancing WAN application performance and improving the end user experience for distributed organizations with remote and branch offices. After initial data transfer, the WXA Series dramatically reduces all subsequent traffic by transmitting only new or changed data across the network.

Deployed in conjunction with a SonicWall E-Class Network Security Appliance (NSA), NSA or TZ Next-Generation Firewall and Application Intelligence and Control Service, the WXA offers the unique combined benefit of prioritizing application traffic and minimizing it between sites, resulting in optimal network performance.

Conserving Bandwidth:
When integrated with a SonicWall Next-Generation Firewall, the WXA Series remembers data that has been transferred previously, and through data de-duplication, replaces repeated byte sequences with an identifier to reduce application latency and conserve bandwidth.

A Variety of Acceleration Techniques:
In addition to data de-duplication, the SonicWall WXA Series provides acceleration features such as data caching, metadata caching, Web (HTTP) caching, data-in-flight compression and application traffic prioritization using QoS or bandwidth management on the managing Next-Generation Firewall.

Seamless Integration:
Unlike standalone WAN acceleration products, SonicWall WXA solutions are integrated add-ons to SonicWall Next-Generation Firewalls. This integrated solution streamlines the placement, deployment, configuration, routing, management and integration of WXA with other components, such as VPNs.

Flexible Deployment:
To fit a wide variety of remote, branch and central office deployments, the WXA Series is available in both software- and hardware-based solutions, including the SonicWall WXA 500 and WXA 6000 software, WXA 2000 and WXA 4000 hardware appliances, and WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance. Here is an example of one WXA deployment scenario.

Available Models

WXA 6000: Increase WAN application performance between distributed, remote and branch sites as well as increase productivity for up to 2,000 users over 10,000 concurrent sessions using the WAN acceleration software 6000 running on a SonicWall PowerEdge R320 server.

WXA 4000:
Designed for distributed organizations with remote and branch offices, the SonicWall™ WXA 4000 significantly enhances WAN application performance and user experience for up to 240 users, with 1,200 concurrent connections.

WXA 2000:
Designed for distributed organizations with remote and branch offices, the SonicWall WXA 2000 significantly enhances WAN application performance and user experience for up to 120 users, with 600 concurrent connections.

WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance:
As a hardened, performance-optimized virtual server, the SonicWall™ (WXA) 5000 eases migration and reduces capital costs while significantly enhancing WAN application performance and user experience for up to 360 users.

WXA 500 Software:
As software that is easily deployed on dedicated hardware, the SonicWall (WXA) 500 Software allows organizations with distributed offices of up to 20 users to enhance WAN application performance while leveraging existing infrastructure.

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WXA Appliance