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Evolving from SD-WAN to SD-WAN Edge Solutions
/ Mar 6, 2017
The Next Generation of WAN Solutions Over the last 18 months there has been a large ...
The WAN is Dead, Long Live the WAN
/ Aug 9, 2016
The WAN your company has today will likely be the last you ever use. The race to move applications and services to the cloud, and the availability of high performance broadband is ...
With SD-WAN, Don’t Forget Performance
/ Aug 5, 2016
The enterprise WAN has always been challenging to manage. It can be complicated, slow to reconfigure, lack security and many applications perform poorly over it. High service costs, ...
Standardization Is The Key To SD-WAN Success
/ Jul 11, 2016
When it comes to IT projects — be they WAN or any other domain — there’s a general rule of thumb that should be applied but often is not: if the solution is more complicated than the ...
SD-WAN: What’s in a Number?
/ Jun 28, 2016
There’s been a lot of numbers passed around when it comes to software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs). IDC predicts the market will reach $6 billion by 2020. Gartner suggests 30 ...
Leaders with a Vision
/ May 23, 2016
Arguably the most influential documents in IT are the revered Magic Quadrants from Gartner. Vendors and end-users alike await the publication of the various MQs to see who are the ...
One, Two, Five — no, Three! — SD-WAN Demos for #NFD11
/ Jan 28, 2016
On January 21st, the entourage of delegates for Networking Field Day 11 descended on Silver Peak headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. Eleven delegates, representing a cross section of the ...
What’s Inhibiting SD-WAN Adoption?
/ Jan 18, 2016
Everybody in IT is aware of the hype cycle that surrounds the introduction of new technologies and architectures such as a Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN). There are two key factors that ...
A 12-Step Program to Break Your Routing Addiction
/ Jan 7, 2016
Are you addicted to routing protocols? Do you use BGP more than you should? Enterprise Wide Area Networks (WANs) are in the beginning phases of a significant design shift. For years, ...
What are the Benefits & Drivers of SD-WAN Adoption?
/ Jan 5, 2016
There is a tendency in our industry to associate emerging technologies such as Software Defined WANs (SD-WANs) with a very broad, and often unrealistic set of benefits. This tendency ...
More Thoughts on 2016’s Crystal Ball Networking Predictions
/ Dec 29, 2015
The year 2015 is almost in the books. That means it’s time to say, “I can’t believe the year is almost over,” and time for many of us in the industry to make some bold predictions as to ...
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