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Don’t Get Attached To SD-WAN
/ May 21, 2015 0 COMMENTS
For some time now, SD-WANs (Software Defined Wide Area Networks) have been the ...
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Cord-Cutting Comes to the Enterprise WAN
/ May 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The advent of low cost, high-speed Internet connections to the home paired with online streaming services such as Netflix has started a trend known to many as cord-cutting. Cord-cutters ...
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Lessons Learned From a Cloud Migration
/ Apr 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS
It’s hard to go anywhere today and not be inundated with the cloud. I see billboards on highway 101 between San Jose and San Francisco, there are cloud signs in airports, and it seems ...
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Hot Air Hype or a New Route to The Hybrid Cloud?
/ Apr 10, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Claiming to have a unique ‘hybrid cloud’ delivery strategy, HP has now released its Helion hybrid cloud portfolio for cloud builders, service providers, ISVs and enterprise customers. ...
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Eight Best Practices For Cloud Security
/ Mar 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS
There’s been a lot of FUD spread around in recent years on the subject of the public cloud. But as often happens in technology, convenience trumps security as far as users are ...
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Cloud Islands & Fantasy Islands: Addressing the Cloud’s Dark Side
/ Mar 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Remember the TV show Fantasy Island? The late 70s/early 80s show would start with a character named Tattoo shouting “The plane! The plane!” and pointing to the sky at a plane coming to ...
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What Is A Next-Generation WAN?
/ Mar 11, 2015 0 COMMENTS
In one of my last two blogs I discussed how a software defined WAN will automate the configuration of WAN edge routers and enable a WAN with multiple links to automatically reallocate ...
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Internet Connections Can Be Used For More Than Best Effort Traffic
/ Feb 27, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The topic of WAN transformation is certainly nothing new, but the shift to mobile and cloud computing is making the evolution of the WAN something businesses must make a priority. Prior ...
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Six Pitfalls To Avoid In The Hybrid Cloud
/ Feb 9, 2015 0 COMMENTS
It’s prediction season for the year ahead, and one of the most popular forecasts this time is that 2015 will be when hybrid clouds become practical. This isn’t one of those ...
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Addressing Business Outcomes Through The Intercloud
/ Jan 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS
At this year’s Cisco C-scape EMEAR analyst event, the vendor downplayed its hardware product launches, focusing instead on its rapidly evolving business credentials. Cisco, with its ...
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Speeding up Network Provisioning
/ Jan 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
You probably know the problem already. The business is opening up a new office; has acquired a new company or wants to move a group of people from Place A to Place B. They have finally ...