SD-WANs Enable A Manageable Path To Digital Transformation
/ Oct 19, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Success in the digital era isn’t based on the company that has the lowest prices, ...
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How will SDN and NFV Standards Really be Developed?
/ Jun 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Most people like standards because they believe that standards lead to something they really want, which is interoperability. I have been a member of three different standards ...
Hybrid WAN Providers Should Focus on Network Basics
/ May 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Every year ZK Research runs a joint global network purchase intention survey with its media partner Tech Target. The survey looks at trends in networking and investigates the opinions ...
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Business Continuity Can Help Sell Your SD-WAN Plans
/ May 26, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Prior to being an analyst, I spent many years as a network engineer. During this time I realized how hard it was to get the attention of CIOs and other IT leaders. Most CIOs have ...
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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 subject of much hype and discussion in the networking community.  Outsiders most likely get a chuckle at ...
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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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Hybrid WAN — It’s Time To Do The Math
/ May 7, 2015 1 COMMENTS
With more applications hosted by SaaS providers and businesses constantly looking at ways to drive down costs, without sacrificing performance, companies are looking at ways to augment ...
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It’s Time to Simplify Security
/ May 5, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The annual RSA security show was recently held in San Francisco. RSA is always a great show and it’s a chance to go see the latest and greatest in the ever-changing, fast-moving world ...
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Ripley’s Next Exhibit: The Internet Wide Area Network
/ Apr 1, 2015 0 COMMENTS
If you’ve ever been to a Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum, you’ll know it’s filled with things that are true, but hard to believe. For example, the museum has “ginormous” bugs that you ...
Why SD-WAN Surfaces in Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
/ Mar 20, 2015 2 COMMENTS
Highly-influential industry analyst firm, Gartner, has once again recognized Silver Peak as a “Leader” in its Magic Quadrant report for WAN optimization. According to Gartner, “As WAN ...
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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 ...