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It’s Time: Why Cloud Applications Demand Moving to an SD-WAN
/ Jan 10, 2017
When I’m talking with customers, I hear about a lot of challenges their businesses ...
SD-WAN: What’s in a Number?
/ Jun 28, 2016
There’s been a lot of numbers passed around when it comes to software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs). IDC predicts the market will reach $6 billion by 2020. Gartner suggests 30 ...
Business Of All Sizes Should Make Multi-Cloud The Norm
/ Feb 19, 2016
Many businesses, small- to mid-size ones in particular, strive to consolidate the number of vendors they use. Going to a single network, server, or storage provider creates “one throat ...
Every Business Should Do A Cloud Consumption Audit
/ Feb 3, 2016
The topic of WAN transformation has been a hot topic over the past couple of years. In fact, earlier this year, Mark Haranas, the fine reporter with CRN, recently authored an article ...
Is Your Network Paying the Price for Internet Backhaul?
/ Dec 18, 2015
In the traditional approach to branch office networking, organizations backhauled their Internet traffic to one or more of their data centers. The advantage of backhauling is that it ...
Which Way to the Cloud-Ready WAN?
Silver Peak Admin
/ Nov 20, 2015
The movement to cloud-based services is well underway—over 50% of CRM applications are already SaaS-based. Yet most corporate WANs are still built for the pre-cloud world, focusing ...
It’s Time To Stop The ‘WANSanity’
/ Nov 17, 2015
One of the quotes that Albert Einstein is credited with is: “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” If that is indeed ...
Ten Points To Consider For Cloud Security
/ Sep 22, 2015
Securing the Cloud a Top Concern I moderated a CIO roundtable on the topic of the cloud several ago in New York. The round table was intended to be a general discussion on cloud ...
Writing the Next Chapter of Your Network Management Career
/ Sep 11, 2015
The Hills was a popular MTV-produced “reality” TV show that created pop culture icons such as Lauren Conrad, Brody Jenner (son of Caitlyn) and one my favorites, Kristin Cavallari. The ...
Where Do We Stand With The WAN?
/ Jul 30, 2015
A lot has been written over the last year about how SDN will fundamentally change how enterprise WANs are architected. While I generally agree with that statement, I think it is ...
The Rise of cPaaS Portends More WAN Problems
/ Jul 24, 2015
When it comes to the cloud, there is certainly no shortage of different types. Usually when people think of “the cloud” they either think of CRM type applications, like Salesforce.com, ...
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