Wide Area Network technologies operate at the Enterprise Edge in the modular Cisco Enterprise Architecture model. WANs span across large geographical distances to provide connectivity for various parts of the network infrastructure. Unlike the Local Area Network environment, not all of the WAN components are usually owned by the specific organization they serve. Instead, WAN equipment or connectivity can be rented or leased from Internet Service Providers. Most ISPs are well trained to ensure they can properly support not just the traditional data traffic but also voice and video services (which are more delay sensitive) over large geographical distances.
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