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. […]

Software, Technology

Is SD-WAN out to kill MPLS?

July 27, 2021

Via: Network

There is arguably no networking technology surrounded by more hype than software defined WANs (SD-WAN), and much of it is well deserved. A significant number of network professionals either have an SD-WAN deployment underway or on their near-term roadmap. The […]


From MPLS to the Internet: Optimizing Enterprise Networking in a New Era of WAN

June 10, 2021

Via: Network Computing

The WAN looks different than it did a decade ago. This much is obvious. When I think of benchmarking enterprise wide area network costs throughout the 2010s, I think of customers who wanted to ensure that their carrier—often a single […]


Insurer Secures Edges with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN and SD-Branch

April 22, 2021

Via: CSO

Many IT leaders are recognizing the benefits of breaking down the barriers between network and security operations centers (NOC and SOC, respectively). Especially as teleworking, supply chain integration, and merger and acquisition activities—among other digital innovation initiatives—continue to expand the […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Aryaka Claims Major Customer Win in EMEA for Managed WAN and Security

February 3, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Aryaka Networks, the leader in fully managed Cloud-First WAN solutions, on Tuesday announced major customer wins in the Europe Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. The new multi-year contracts span multiple verticals, across both combined managed WAN and security use […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

How secure SD-WAN enables the promise of 5G

June 24, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The journey to full-scale 5G coverage is a gradual process, especially as many devices currently do not support 5G and the majority of business applications today don’t require 5G-level performance. This leaves MPLS, DSL, 3G, 4G, LTE and 5G all […]


Cisco Helps Competitive Carriers Deliver 5G Service Agility

April 24, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

5G promises revolutionary new consumer experiences and lucrative new business-to-business (B2B) services that were never possible before: wireless SD-WANs, private 5G networks, new edge computing cases, and many others. Actually delivering these groundbreaking services, however, will require much more than […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Software

How does IT feel about SD-WAN? It’s complicated.

January 21, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In a new survey of more than 1,300 IT professionals, Cato Networks found that SD-WAN adoption continues to be popular as enterprises make inroads on digital transformation — but that it doesn’t necessarily increase confidence in enterprise networks. The survey […]


Relentless Customer Focus Drives Cisco SD-WAN to Market Leadership

July 29, 2019

Via: Cisco Blog

As the SD-WAN market matures Cisco’s focus is to address the market shift from early-adopters to large scale adoption. We have listened to customers to understand their requirements which has enabled Cisco to consistently deliver new capabilities that align to […]


Reducing WAN OpEx with High SD-WAN Performance

April 9, 2019

Via: CSO

As DX continuously redefines how businesses, employees, and consumers interact, bandwidth requirements continue to increase as operating expenses (OpEx) escalate. Keeping up with digital business requirements while keeping costs under control is the top priority for many organizations. Other top […]

Software, Wireless

Automating the Network in a Multicloud World

October 8, 2018

Via: Cisco Blog

Twenty-five years ago, the pain in my wrists was unbearable. I was spending 10-12 hours a day creating presentations about the OSI model and the power of a multiprotocol network (yeah, I’m old). After visiting a doctor and physical therapist […]