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Is Moore’s Law Going To Be Repealed?
/ Jun 30, 2015 0 COMMENTS
I recently attended the Open Networking Summit in Santa Clara. During a morning ...
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It’s Time For Network Operators to Embrace Internet WANs
/ Jun 25, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Disrupt or be disrupted. That was one of the key messages that Cisco’s outgoing CEO, John Chambers, gave in his keynote at the company’s user event, Cisco Live, earlier this month. The ...
Interroll conveyer system
Interroll Moves to a Broadband WAN
/ Jun 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS
As a global manufacturing company, Interroll runs an MPLS network connecting 13 production facilities, 18 sales offices, and 1,800 employees across Asia-Pacific, North America, and ...
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The Shift To An SD-WAN Can Improve Network Security
/ Jun 18, 2015 0 COMMENTS
In the latest ZK Research / Tech Target Network Purchase Intention Study, improving network security came out as the top choice to the question of what the respondents’ networking ...
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New EdgeConnect is a Breakthrough in Building SD-WANs with Broadband
/ Jun 15, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Despite the mounting frustration with MPLS, many customers still do not believe the Internet can provide the security and performance needed for today’s business-critical traffic. And ...
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How Can You Go From WAN Theory to SD-WAN Reality?
/ Jun 11, 2015 0 COMMENTS
In the last few months a lot of articles have been written about the WAN in general, and about Software-Defined WANs (SD-WANs) in particular. These articles typically point out the ...
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How will SDN and NFV Standards Really be Developed?
/ Jun 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Most people like standards because they believe that standards lead to something they really want, which is interoperability. I have been a member of three different standards ...
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Hybrid WAN Providers Should Focus on Network Basics
/ May 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Every year ZK Research runs a joint global network purchase intention survey with its media partner Tech Target. The survey looks at trends in networking and investigates the opinions ...
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Business Continuity Can Help Sell Your SD-WAN Plans
/ May 26, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Prior to being an analyst, I spent many years as a network engineer. During this time I realized how hard it was to get the attention of CIOs and other IT leaders. Most CIOs have ...
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Don’t Get Attached To SD-WAN
/ May 21, 2015 0 COMMENTS
For some time now, SD-WANs (Software Defined Wide Area Networks) have been the subject of much hype and discussion in the networking community.  Outsiders most likely get a chuckle at ...
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Cord-Cutting Comes to the Enterprise WAN
/ May 19, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The advent of low cost, high-speed Internet connections to the home paired with online streaming services such as Netflix has started a trend known to many as cord-cutting. Cord-cutters ...