Application Availability is the Real Value of Active-Active Architectures
/ Jul 5, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Software defined WANs (SD-WANs) have gained market momentum so quickly because ...
5 Considerations When Evaluating a Managed SD-WAN Service Provider
/ Jun 29, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WAN is gaining tremendous traction among enterprises owing to the benefits it offers—cost savings from efficient use of low-cost Internet and wireless links, centralized control and ...
Key SD-WAN Solution Evaluation Criteria
/ Jun 8, 2017 0 COMMENTS
On June 3, 2017, Andrew Lerner, vice president of research for enterprise networking at Gartner published a new blog: SD-WAN is going Mainstream. In this blog, Andrew offered two key ...
2017 Signals a Change for the Value Proposition of SD-WAN
/ May 23, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WANs have garnered a tremendous amount of interest from companies both large and small as they can significantly lower the costs and complexity of running a WAN. As businesses ...
SD-WAN is the “Killer App” for NFV Services
/ May 10, 2017 0 COMMENTS
I’ve just returned from attending Layer123’s NFV World Congress 2017 in San Jose, an energetic and engaging 3-day conference with a focus on NFV technology, solutions and services. It ...
How Can an SD-WAN Solution Improve Network Performance?
/ May 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The 2016 State of the WAN report contained the results of a survey in which the respondents were asked to indicate the factors that were having the biggest impact on their WAN. Given ...
How Close Are We To The Self-Driving WAN?
/ Apr 24, 2017 0 COMMENTS
In my last few blogs I’ve talked about the journey from the Software Defined WAN to the Self-Driving WAN. Applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to the WAN might seem ...
Regional Hubs
SD-WAN Makes Regional Hubs A Reality
/ Apr 19, 2017 0 COMMENTS
When it comes to WAN architecture, there has been a debate that has raged on for decades.  Hub-and-spoke or fully distributed mesh, which is better?  Hub-and-spoke networks are ...
SD-WAN to the Power of Three
SD-WAN to the Power of Three: Enabling a New Generation of WAN, Cloud Connectivity & IoT Managed Services
/ Apr 17, 2017 0 COMMENTS
When you’re in the midst of a seismic industry shift, we, in the tech world, get caught up in a “how we do it” mentality. What’s sometimes lost in translation is the value to customers ...
From Self-Driving Cars to Self-Driving WANs
/ Apr 4, 2017 0 COMMENTS
I realize that the idea of a ‘Self-driving’ WAN could seem like science fiction. But if you think of the visions propelling companies like Google, Tesla and Amazon, you can begin to ...
Silver Peak’s SD-WAN Solution Takes Center Stage at MPLS & SDN & NFV World 2017 in Paris
/ Mar 31, 2017 0 COMMENTS
I’ve just returned from attending the 17th annual MPLS+SDN+NFV World Congress 2017 in Paris, a very energetic and engaging service provider conference. The event has evolved from its ...