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Security

Broadcom repackages VMware SASE, adds Symantec security

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

Broadcom wasted little time putting an old stamp on newly integrated VMware product – VMware VeloCloud SASE, secured by Symantec – aimed at helping customers secure highly distributed network resources. The single-vendor SASE offering revives VMware VeloCloud SD-WAN branding and […]


News

Network services in 2024: 3 off-the-wall ideas

December 14, 2023

Via: Network World

So the poet Arthur Guiterman tells us. Time marches on. The days when enterprises built their own networks using routers and digital trunks are, for all practical purposes, gone. Thirty years ago, more than three-quarters of enterprises said that was […]


Software, Technology

The Evolution of NaaS APIs and What it Means for the Enterprise

October 2, 2023

Via: Network Computing

As connectivity demands explode, Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) is expected to play a critical role. Similar to cloud computing, NaaS eliminates the need for an enterprise to buy and manage WAN routers, switches, next-generation firewalls, VPN boxes, and more. However, enterprises that […]


Technology, Wireless

Defining a Role for SD-WAN in a 5G Era

July 3, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Faster speeds, lower latency, improved reliability, greater capacity, and emerging capabilities such as network slicing is making 5G an attractive option for enterprises looking for agile WAN connectivity. There are a couple of reasons behind the increased adoption of 5G […]


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Network spending priorities for second-half 2023

June 12, 2023

Via: Network World

OK, it’s not been a great first half for many companies, from end users to vendors and providers. The good news is that users sort of believe that many of the economic and political issues that have contributed to the […]


Software, Technology

Nokia Unveils New 4G and 5G Core Network Software Solutions for Enterprises

May 31, 2023

Via: The Fast Mode

Nokia announced new, optimized Core Network software solutions for the field and wide area network (FAN/WAN) needs of public safety and power utilities, expanding the portfolio range available to large, mission-critical enterprises and governments, and reflecting Nokia’s deeper push into […]


Security

What is SASE? Definition, Benefits, and How to Use

May 1, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is an enterprise networking technology category introduced by Gartner in 2019. It converges the functions of network and security solutions into a unified, global cloud-native service. SASE allows an architectural transformation of enterprise networking and […]


Software, Technology

Why is the transition from SD-WAN to SASE so painful?

April 11, 2023

Via: Network World

The transition from software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) to secure access service edge (SASE) is proving to be difficult for many enterprises, according to new research from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). If you’re a network or security professional, you’re probably familiar with […]


Software, Technology

When does SD-WAN make sense?

March 13, 2023

Via: Network World

This is an important question, with a simple answer: it depends. And the main thing it depends on is, why an organization wants an SD-WAN in the first place. Answering that goes a long way to answering the size question. […]


Technology, Wireless

Best-of-breed networking: There’s an opportunity for white boxes in the WAN

March 13, 2023

Via: Network World

Everyone wants the best network, so they say, but as usual with “bestness” goals, there’s not much agreement on how to achieve it. Do you go for best-of-breed in your equipment, or maybe for three vendors per product area, or […]


Software, Technology

Cloud providers should unify virtual networking and SD-WAN

January 6, 2023

Via: Network World

I’ve predicted that virtual networks will be hot in 2023, but that begs the question of what exactly a “virtual network” is. One definition says, “not physically existing as such but made by software to appear to do so”, and […]


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Startup promises SD-WAN service with MPLS reliability, less complexity

October 17, 2022

Via: Network World

Startup Graphiant emerged from stealth mode last month with what it describes as an enterprise-grade network service that provides the privacy, security, and reliability of MPLS but with the cost effectiveness, agility, and scalability of broadband internet. In addition, the […]


Software, Technology

Software vulnerabilities pose a risk to network infrastructure

September 27, 2022

Via: Network World

As the Log4J crisis made clear, understanding what is in the software unpinning your applications is crucial to understanding your security posture. This is no less true of your network services. Enterprise-network infrastructure is still very much about hardware in […]


News

Extreme helps Minor League Baseball advance in-stadium experience with Wi-Fi, SD-WAN

September 7, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

To address the decreasing interest in sports among younger audiences, Minor League Baseball (MiLB) is turning to advanced stadium and in-game technologies. As part of this modernization journey, MiLB has selected Extreme Networks as its official Wi-Fi solution, Wi-Fi analytics […]


Software, Technology

Cisco service predicts SD-WAN problems

June 15, 2022

Via: Network World

Cisco is set to offer the first fruits of its technology that promises to let enterprises proactively avoid network problems and increase application performance. At its Cisco Live event this week the company took the wraps off ThousandEyes WAN Insights […]


Technology, Wireless

AI will take SD-WAN to the next level (Reader Forum)

June 13, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Over the past few years, companies have had to adapt to remote work environments, hybrid work environments and everything in between. Organizations across industries managed the transition by accelerating digital transformation efforts, rapidly adopting new tools and technologies. While this […]


Security

6G cellular doesn’t exist, but it can be hacked

May 31, 2022

Via: Network World

Arriving at a consensus on when 6G wireless will be widely available commercially is all but impossible, as this small sample size shows: Northeastern University researchers: More than five years, but probably not long after Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark: Definitely […]


News

What is an IP address? And what is your IP address?

May 25, 2022

Via: Network World

An IP address is a long string of numbers assigned to every device connected to a network that uses Internet Protocol as the medium for communication; it’s the digital world’s equivalent of the mailing address associated with your home or […]


Technology, Wireless

Driving incremental revenue with IoT services

April 19, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

The way to think about the business of IoT – the opportunity of it, newly enabled by blockchain-based, crowd-sourced, low-powered IoT networking – is as a virtuous circle, where infrastructure set down to drive operational savings also creates new enterprise […]


Security

Rethinking the WAN: Zero Trust network access can play a bigger role

November 15, 2021

Via: Networkworld Security

The WAN as initially conceived was about one simple job: the WAN was the network that “connects my sites to each other.” That is, the network connecting users in corporate sites to corporate IT resources in other corporate sites or […]