When It Comes To SD-WANs, WAN Optimization Should Be A No Brainer
/ Aug 14, 2017 0 COMMENTS
As someone who has been following enterprise WAN architectures for decades, I find ...
SD-WAN Benefits: More than Eliminating MPLS
/ Aug 3, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Most of the discussion to date on the benefit of SD-WANs has focused on how an SD-WAN enables a network organization to reduce or eliminate its spend on expensive MPLS circuits. That is ...
Cloud Native – The Perfect Storm for Managed SD-WAN Services
/ Jul 19, 2017 1 COMMENTS
We are excited to announce today that Silver Peak has joined MEF. With 130+ members, MEF’s new SD-WAN initiatives are intended to address implementation challenges and help service ...
Application Availability is the Real Value of Active-Active Architectures
/ Jul 5, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Software defined WANs (SD-WANs) have gained market momentum so quickly because their value proposition is multi-faceted. Some enterprises have looked to SD-WAN as a way to dramatically ...
5 Considerations When Evaluating a Managed SD-WAN Service Provider
/ Jun 29, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WAN is gaining tremendous traction among enterprises owing to the benefits it offers—cost savings from efficient use of low-cost Internet and wireless links, centralized control and ...
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 initially viewed SD-WAN as a potential threat to their business. Fast forward two years and it’s become ...
The Thin Branch Should be Enabled by Elimination AND Consolidation of Appliances
/ Jun 12, 2017 0 COMMENTS
The concept of the “thin branch” enabled by simplifying infrastructure has been around for as long as there have been branch offices. Branch offices are typically a microcosm of the ...
Key SD-WAN Solution Evaluation Criteria
/ Jun 8, 2017 0 COMMENTS
On June 3, 2017, Andrew Lerner, vice president of research for enterprise networking at Gartner published a new blog: SD-WAN is going Mainstream. In this blog, Andrew offered two key ...
Selecting the Right Managed SD-WAN Service Provider
/ Jun 2, 2017 0 COMMENTS
Many of you are already aware that an SD-WAN enables distributed enterprises to connect users to applications with the flexibility to use any combination of underlying transport ...
SD-WAN: What a Difference a Year Makes
/ May 30, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WAN is taking off. A year ago we announced 100 paying, deployed EdgeConnect SD-WAN customers. Earlier this month, we announced our 400th customer deployment, representing a ...
2017 Signals a Change for the Value Proposition of SD-WAN
/ May 23, 2017 0 COMMENTS
SD-WANs have garnered a tremendous amount of interest from companies both large and small as they can significantly lower the costs and complexity of running a WAN. As businesses ...