Key SD-WAN Solution Evaluation Criteria
/ Jun 8, 2017 0 COMMENTS
On June 3, 2017, Andrew Lerner, vice president of research for enterprise ...
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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. See the new Gartner ...
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What Is A Next-Generation WAN?
/ Mar 11, 2015 0 COMMENTS
In one of my last two blogs I discussed how a software defined WAN will automate the configuration of WAN edge routers and enable a WAN with multiple links to automatically reallocate ...
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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 ...
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SD-WAN To The Rescue
/ Feb 16, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Sofware-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) technologies are a hot topic right now in the networking world. Here we have a case of two extremes coming together. One extreme is the WAN, which has seen ...
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Net Neutrality: Don’t Bet Your Business Against It
/ Feb 13, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Net Neutrality: A Force To Be Reckoned With OTT (Over-the-Top) content (notably video) on the public Internet continues to tie up yet more of the public Internet capacity. ...
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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...