Is there a way to improve performance for a simple SQL command (e.g. UPDATE DATA or INSERT statement) over WAN. I am accessing a SQL server database in a remote location over WAN using the OLEDB Provider and the OLEDB consumer templates. A simple SQL command takes about 35ms for execution which is quite a lot compared to the time, that is needed to execute the same statement via the Jet driver in an Access database in the same location (about 2ms). Is this normal? Is there a possibility to improve the performance? I also tried to use the SQL Native Client driver which made no difference. I also tried to reduce the network packet size, but that seemed to have no effect at all to the performance? Is there a way to check which network packet size is used in the profiler or anywhere else? Any ideas are welcome.