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 ...
Wake Up Your Redundant WAN Link
/ Feb 5, 2015 2 COMMENTS
Many enterprises I speak with are looking to leverage low-cost, Internet lines for backup or even to offload traffic from more expensive MPLS connections. The Hybrid WAN, as this ...
Rock-em Sock-em robots as still life in the studio on black. Lit by a snooted li
MPLS or SD-WAN: A Systems Engineering Analysis
/ Feb 2, 2015 3 COMMENTS
Southernitman, a self-identified IT manager on Reddit, recently posted his dilemma on choosing between MPLS or an SD-WAN solution, commonly referred to as WAN Virtualization. Here’s how ...
The Software-Defined WAN and WAN Optimization: Networking’s Dynamic Duo
/ Jan 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Today’s WANs have become remarkably complex. What used to be relatively straightforward point-to-point links have multiplied, meshed, and hybridized, as well as gaining layers of ...
switch
Operational Challenges Continue To Plague Legacy WANs
/ Jan 14, 2015 0 COMMENTS
This site, like many others, has focused on the need to evolve the WAN. Much of the value proposition for the shift to a hybrid WAN is to improve application performance, which is often ...
4G LTE and SD-WAN
/ Jan 7, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The commonly used means of providing internet access to remote or small offices is via a wired (or fiber) connection. From ISDN through ADSL to T1 and DS3 lines, much money has been ...
4G LTE Plays Well In The SD-WAN Infrastructure
/ Jan 5, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Many IT shops are looking at ways to adapt their corporate infrastructure to a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) that enables an open networking ecosystem across multi-vendor ...
All I Want For Christmas Is Some Dumb IP
/ Dec 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Well, it’s that time of the year – the time when we’re thinking about what we want for Christmas, and what we will get our friends and family. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for ...
World Cup Creates a Messi Environment for Network Managers
/ Jun 23, 2014 0 COMMENTS
There’s no question that recreational traffic plays havoc with business networks. Between the PGA Masters, NBA March Madness, MTV Music awards, YouTube, and other events, network ...