Embrace Managed SD-WAN
Service Providers Need To Embrace The Rise Of Managed SD-WAN
/ Oct 18, 2016 0 COMMENTS
About a month ago I attended an analyst session with Michael Dell at VMWorld. ...
Network Management
SD-WAN Can Make Network Management Impactful To The Business
/ Oct 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Navigating By The Dashboard Lights Every network operations center I have been in always has a big dashboard in the middle with a bunch of red and green lights. Sometimes it’s a simple ...
Don’t Just Monitor Your Applications – Control Them!
/ Oct 10, 2016 0 COMMENTS
How’s Your Productivity? Businesses spend billions of dollars annually on initiatives to make workers more productive. In fact, ZK Research found that in 2015, organizations spent ...
Reducing WAN Complexity with SD-WAN Segmentation
Reducing WAN Complexity with SD-WAN Segmentation
/ Oct 4, 2016 0 COMMENTS
There are a lot of reasons why IT is so excited about SD-WAN solutions these days. Of course, the potential cost savings of being able to leverage broadband internet connections ...
SD-WAN Makes An Excellent Segmentation Tool
/ Sep 27, 2016 0 COMMENTS
The topic of segmentation is currently red hot.  Different vendors are using various terms such as micro, hyper and nano-segmentation.  Whatever the name, the goal is the same: to ...
SD-WAN Can Make Disaster Recovery Planning Easier
/ Sep 22, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Disaster recovery is certainly an interesting topic. Prior to my analyst days, I was in corporate IT and was part of a number of disaster recovery (DR) teams. It’s my sense that most ...
With SD-WAN, Don't Forget Performance
With SD-WAN, Don’t Forget Performance
/ Aug 5, 2016 0 COMMENTS
The enterprise WAN has always been challenging to manage. It can be complicated, slow to reconfigure, lack security and many applications perform poorly over it. High service costs, ...
SD-WAN cooperation
Standardization Is The Key To SD-WAN Success
/ Jul 11, 2016 0 COMMENTS
When it comes to IT projects — be they WAN or any other domain — there’s a general rule of thumb that should be applied but often is not: if the solution is more complicated than the ...
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Prepping for Software Defined WANs
/ Mar 15, 2016 0 COMMENTS
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) continues to pick up momentum as organizations look to evolve their networks to meet the demands of digital transformation, Internet of Things (IoT), and ...
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Every Business Should Do A Cloud Consumption Audit
/ Feb 3, 2016 0 COMMENTS
The topic of WAN transformation has been a hot topic over the past couple of years. In fact, earlier this year, Mark Haranas, the fine reporter with CRN, recently authored an article ...
networking field day
One, Two, Five — no, Three! — SD-WAN Demos for #NFD11
/ Jan 28, 2016 0 COMMENTS
On January 21st, the entourage of delegates for Networking Field Day 11 descended on Silver Peak headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. Eleven delegates, representing a cross section of the ...