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 ...
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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. ...
Nick Buraglio
Who’s Who in Virtual Networking: Nick Buraglio
/ Feb 11, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Who is he? Nick is a network engineer at the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (DoE). He’s part of the distributed team responsible for managing a ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Security-Focused Shift to SD-WAN Threatens DC Supremacy
/ Jan 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Enterprise adoption of the Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) architecture opens up significant improvements from an operations, cost, and flexibility perspective. But it’s a ...
/ Jan 7, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The commonly used means of providing internet access to remote or small offices is via a wired (or fiber) connection. From ISDN through ADSL to T1 and DS3 lines, much money has been ...
4G LTE Plays Well In The SD-WAN Infrastructure
/ Jan 5, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Many IT shops are looking at ways to adapt their corporate infrastructure to a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) that enables an open networking ecosystem across multi-vendor ...
All I Want For Christmas Is Some Dumb IP
/ Dec 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Well, it’s that time of the year – the time when we’re thinking about what we want for Christmas, and what we will get our friends and family. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for ...