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, ...
SD-WAN Service Differentiation
Service Differentiation Will Require Moving Beyond the Network Features to Bundles and High-Value Virtualized Services
/ Oct 16, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Many service providers today are offering managed SD-WAN services that provide basic network connectivity and network-centric features such as WAN optimization, network monitoring, and ...
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, ...
One VNF is Better than Four VNFs
/ Sep 6, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Most service providers are continuing to invest significant capital and operational resources in selecting, on-boarding, testing and integrating various vendor-specific virtualized ...
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 ...
When It Comes To SD-WANs, WAN Optimization Should Be A No Brainer
/ Aug 14, 2017 0 COMMENTS
As someone who has been following enterprise WAN architectures for decades, I find their evolution fascinating, especially the number of new technologies that have been deployed in ...
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 ...
Service Providers Drive New Managed SD-WAN Services
/ Jun 28, 2017 0 COMMENTS
When SD-WAN first began capturing the media spotlight in 2015, many carriers initially viewed SD-WAN as a potential threat to their business. Fast forward two years and it’s become ...
The Thin Branch Should be Enabled by Elimination AND Consolidation of Appliances
/ Jun 12, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The concept of the “thin branch” enabled by simplifying infrastructure has been around for as long as there have been branch offices. Branch offices are typically a microcosm of the ...