WAN

Wide Area Networking (WAN)

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Arista’s new solutions sets the standard for cloud scale

Zeus Kerravala believes the cloud will have a negative effect on many technologies, such as spinning disks (not flash) and rack mount servers, but the network does not fall into this category.

When SD-WAN is more than SD-WAN

SD-WAN has the potential to offer much more than a more manageable network using any choice of connectivity. Is security the next big opportunity for SD-WAN?

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SD-WAN: What it is and why you’ll use it one day

SD-WAN, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices.

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State of the WAN: 50% of WAN traffic is in the cloud

Aryaka’s 2017 State of the WAN report shows the cloud era has arrived in a big way, making SD-WANs business-critical.

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SD-WANs: Too complicated for engineers?

When selecting a SD-WAN technology provider, make sure the partner doing the configuration and installation is experienced.

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ONUG gets closer to making SD-WANs talk to each other

A group of networking engineers and vendors is making progress toward an API that would help enterprises merge SD-WANs from different vendors.

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What the AWS outage can teach us about WAN deployments

SDN and SD-WAN can help prevent configuration errors, like the one that took out AWS recently, with the use of standard templates and error checking.

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SD-WAN facilitates security on the WAN

WAN segmentation is valuable in protecting your network from security vulnerabilities. SD-WAN makes it easy.

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Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners bets on Aryaka and SD-WAN

One of the leaders in Aryaka Network’s recent financing, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) believes SD-WAN has potential and that Aryaka will excel in this market.

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Is SD-WAN as stupid a term as the cloud?

Terms and technologies come and go. I thought it was time to retire hybrid WAN and give SD-WAN it’s due. Not everyone agrees.

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SSL or IPsec: Which is best for IoT network security?

Network-based encryption such as SSL and IPsec can help guard against security threats to IoT gateways and devices. For this writer, IPsec is the better option.

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5 New Year's resolutions for the telecom industry

Here's a look at five New Year's resolutions telecom service providers can make for a healthy, happy and adventurous 2017.

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Should you buy an SD-WAN service?

More than 30 vendors offer an SD-WAN option. To decide which is best for you, start by looking at the three types of SD-WAN offerings.

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6 network and security trends you can expect in 2017

Security and network trends for 2017 include the evolution of malware, IoT will contribute to security concerns, and AI and machine learning will be applied to security.

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Supplier management: The biggest threat to SD-WANs—and what you can do about it

With SD-WANs comes the headache of managing and coordinating with many new internet providers. Virtual Network Operators (VNOs) may have just the answer.

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Startup Forward Networks helps search, protect and predict network behavior

A startup backed by PhD researchers at Stanford who developed some of the earliest software defined networks has a startup that creates a software copy of networks, allowing users to better understand the behavior of their...

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Implementing secure WANs in the cloud age

Over the past few years most organizations have significantly increased their reliance on the Internet, primarily due to the outsourcing of utility applications like email, unified communications, ERP, CRM, etc., to SaaS providers....

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The 8 fallacies of distributed computing are becoming irrelevant

Thanks to modern computing, the 8 fallacies of distributed computing are being rendered obsolete.

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