The Cisco Wide Area Application Virtualization Engine (WAVE) product line comprises cost-effective, cloud-ready, video-enabled solution offerings for both the branch office and data center. The Cisco Wide Area Virtualization Engine (WAVE) appliances extend the Cisco WAN optimization appliance portfolio to provide the industry's only branch-office appliance family that incorporates comprehensive WAN optimization, embedded virtualization for local hosting, and branch-office video delivery. This solution allows IT organizations to centralize applications and storage in the data center while maintaining LAN-like application performance, and rapidly deliver local branch-office IT services while reducing the branch-office device footprint.
Cisco WAVE appliances are designed to enable local hosting of branch-office IT services using network-embedded virtualization architecture. This architecture maintains native performance for WAN optimization while using the same hardware platform for additional hosted services. T