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How Can an SD-WAN Solution Improve Network Performance?
/ May 3, 2017
The 2016 State of the WAN report contained the results of a survey in which the ...
What Is A Next-Generation WAN?
/ Mar 11, 2015
In one of my last two blogs I discussed how a software defined WAN will automate the configuration of WAN edge routers and enable a WAN with multiple links to automatically reallocate ...
How Should You Be Thinking About Your WAN?
/ Mar 2, 2015
For a twenty year period that began in the mid-1980s the enterprise WAN went through a series of transitions, starting with Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) based on T1 access and then ...
Internet Connections Can Be Used For More Than Best Effort Traffic
/ Feb 27, 2015
The topic of WAN transformation is certainly nothing new, but the shift to mobile and cloud computing is making the evolution of the WAN something businesses must make a priority. Prior ...
Riverbed Admits Scaling Limitations
Silver Peak Admin
/ Feb 18, 2015
Riverbed and Silver Peak don’t usually agree when it comes to matters of WAN optimization scalability and for good reason. We’ve offered it; Riverbed hasn’t. But now in a recent blog, ...
Net Neutrality: Don’t Bet Your Business Against It
/ Feb 13, 2015
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. ...
The Global Continuity Network
/ Feb 6, 2015
Business continuity is the new Holy Grail. Where once people used to look to ‘rapid’ backup and restore capabilities to recover from a disaster, this is no longer good enough in many ...
Wake Up Your Redundant WAN Link
/ Feb 5, 2015
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 ...
Extending VMware vSphere 6 Replication over the WAN
Silver Peak Admin
/ Feb 3, 2015
Data protection is essential for business continuity and disaster recovery, and that includes the protection of virtual machines (VMs). Today at VMware Partner Exchange 2015, Silver ...
MPLS or SD-WAN: A Systems Engineering Analysis
/ Feb 2, 2015
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
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 ...
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