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SD-WAN to the Power of Three: Enabling a New Generation of WAN, Cloud Connectivity & IoT Managed Services
/ Apr 17, 2017
When you’re in the midst of a seismic industry shift, we, in the tech world, get ...
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, ...
ONS Shows the Status of SDN in the Enterprise
/ Jul 21, 2015
There were over 1,300 attendees at the recent Open Networking Summit (ONS) in Santa Clara making the ONS one of, if not the largest SDN-focused conference in the world. Because ...
Don’t Get Attached To SD-WAN
/ May 21, 2015
For some time now, SD-WANs (Software Defined Wide Area Networks) have been the subject of much hype and discussion in the networking community. Outsiders most likely get a chuckle at ...
Cord-Cutting Comes to the Enterprise WAN
/ May 19, 2015
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 ...
Lessons Learned From a Cloud Migration
/ Apr 17, 2015
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 ...
Hot Air Hype or a New Route to The Hybrid Cloud?
/ Apr 10, 2015
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. ...
Eight Best Practices For Cloud Security
/ Mar 27, 2015
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 ...
Cloud Islands & Fantasy Islands: Addressing the Cloud’s Dark Side
/ Mar 16, 2015
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 ...
What Is A Next-Generation WAN?
/ Mar 11, 2015
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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