Exinda is a company that sells computer networking hardware for improving the performance of wide area networks (WANs), known as WAN optimization. Exinda sells and WAN optimization network bandwidth management products to small and medium-sized enterprises. The Exinda WAN optimization appliance provides network management functions covering network optimization, application visibility, traffic control and application acceleration. Its features help to optimize bandwidth utilization, set policies to control peer-to-peer (P2P) and recreational Internet traffic and ensure application performance over the wide area network (WAN). Exinda sells through commercial value-added resellers (VARs). The company was originally formed in Melbourne, Australia, by Con Nikolouzakis, Chris Siakos and Anthony Bodin in 2002 as Exinda Networks. Its technology was based on research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.