Understanding the Benefits of Retiring the Branch Router
/ Nov 27, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Last month, I authored a blog post that asked whether it was time for enterprises ...
DIY or Managed SD-WAN: What about Co-Managed?
/ Nov 1, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The SD-WAN market continues to experience phenomenal growth. A September 2017 IDC SD-WAN survey highlights that 75 percent of U.S. enterprises plan to adopt an SD-WAN solution in the ...
Moving Beyond the Branch Office Router
/ Oct 26, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WAN technologies are becoming mainstream as distributed organizations experience the benefits of plentiful internet bandwidth, prioritized access to critical applications, and the ...
Stop Getting Routered - switch to Silver Peak SD-WAN
It’s time to stop getting routered!
/ Oct 23, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The 80s are hot again. Even today’s younger generation has an appreciation for 80s music, 80s clothes and 80s style. Personally, I can’t blame them since I’m a product of the 80s. So, ...
WAN Availability Matters to The Cloud-First Enterprise
/ Oct 2, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The rise of cloud applications has been well documented on this site and others.  The cloud era kicked off with a handful of SaaS applications, such as ERP, CRM and HR systems. Today, ...
An SD-WAN Can Cure Your Security Blues
An SD-WAN Can Cure Your Security Blues
/ Aug 28, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Cyber security remains a hot topic with nearly every IT and business leader that I speak with. In particular, there seems to be an intensified focus on network security. Security is ...
SD-WAN Benefits: More than Eliminating MPLS
/ Aug 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Most of the discussion to date on the benefit of SD-WANs has focused on how an SD-WAN enables a network organization to reduce or eliminate its spend on expensive MPLS circuits. That is ...
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 their value proposition is multi-faceted. Some enterprises have looked to SD-WAN as a way to dramatically ...
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 ...