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It’s Time To Stop The ‘WANSanity’
/ Nov 17, 2015 0 COMMENTS
One of the quotes that Albert Einstein is credited with is: “The definition of ...
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Caching remains SD-WAN’s “Ugly Stepchild”
/ Jul 28, 2015 0 COMMENTS
The topic of the Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) is certainly a hot one today. Almost every engineer I talk to is, at least, in the investigating phase of the evolution to an SD-WAN. ...
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The Rise of cPaaS Portends More WAN Problems
/ Jul 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS
When it comes to the cloud, there is certainly no shortage of different types. Usually when people think of “the cloud” they either think of CRM type applications, like, ...
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How Do I Build A Business Case for a WAN Upgrade?
/ Jun 23, 2015 0 COMMENTS
In a previous blog I described a framework that can be used to build a business case to justify a WAN upgrade. A framework is important but having a framework still leaves open a ...
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It’s Time to Simplify Security
/ May 5, 2015 0 COMMENTS
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 ...
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CRN Awards 5-Star Rating for WAN Technology Leadership
/ Apr 22, 2015 0 COMMENTS
As the demands for the wide area network evolve and the movement toward building software-defined WANs (SD-WAN) accelerates, Silver Peak has been focused on addressing the dynamic and ...
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How Do I Build A Framework To Justify Upgrading The WAN?
/ Apr 20, 2015 0 COMMENTS
As described in previous blogs, there is a large and growing set of technologies that can be used to implement a next generation of enterprise WAN. However, no enterprise implements ...
How Do You Choose Which WAN Vendors To Talk To?
/ Apr 15, 2015 0 COMMENTS
If you’re thinking of updating your WAN I have good news and bad news. The good news is that there is a wide range of new functionality being introduced into the market that can ...
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The Software-Defined Social Network — Facebook’s High-Capacity WAN
/ Apr 8, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Facebook’s datacenters at the edge of the Arctic Circle in Lulea, Sweden need to have sufficient connectivity to provide performance, now and in the future, for all the activities ...
How Do You Pull Together a WAN Project Team?
/ Apr 6, 2015 0 COMMENTS
There is absolutely no doubt that it has been a very long time since there were any fundamental changes to enterprise WAN design. There is also no doubt that there is a broad breadth of ...
Why SD-WAN Surfaces in Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
/ Mar 20, 2015 2 COMMENTS
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 ...