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SD-WAN Benefits: More than Eliminating MPLS
/ Aug 3, 2017
Most of the discussion to date on the benefit of SD-WANs has focused on how an ...
Hybrid WAN — It’s Time To Do The Math
/ May 7, 2015
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 ...
It’s Time to Simplify Security
/ May 5, 2015
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 ...
SD-WAN Economics: What Will You Do With a 5% Increase in Budget?
Silver Peak Admin
/ Apr 30, 2015
Tony made an interesting point about the inclusion of SD-WAN within Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for WAN optimization controllers. It was a point that could help unlock overlooked ...
Ripley’s Next Exhibit: The Internet Wide Area Network
/ Apr 1, 2015
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
Silver Peak Admin
/ Mar 20, 2015
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 ...
What Is A Next-Generation WAN?
/ Mar 11, 2015
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 ...
Internet Connections Can Be Used For More Than Best Effort Traffic
/ Feb 27, 2015
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 ...
SD-WAN To The Rescue
/ Feb 16, 2015
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 ...
Net Neutrality: Don’t Bet Your Business Against It
/ Feb 13, 2015
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
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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