Erik Fritzler

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Erik Fritzler is a network and infrastructure architect for H&R Block. Erik has been a networking consultant for over 20 years. He has worked heavily in the retail and service provider markets.

Erik is a senior level technology architect with diverse experience across a wide array of networking technologies and manufacturers. He has performed as primary architect and engineer on both enterprise and service provider networks.

Erik also runs his own consultancy, EFritzler Consulting at www.efritzler.com.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Erik Fritzler and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Why WAN metrics are not enough in SD-WAN policy enforcement

Refactoring the network

Refactoring the network

No matter what new technology or automation you plan on implementing, your results will always be better served by re-evaluating current practices and completing an architecture review.

The network 3.0

The network 3.0

Advancements in application awareness, service consistency and simplified management will drive better user experience due to an evolving level of intelligence in all layers of the network.

The future of SD-WAN: Gen2 is here

The future of SD-WAN: Gen2 is here

No longer does IT have to accept “good enough” solutions, but can integrate best-of-breed without needing additional hardware or, in many cases, even software.

SD-WAN Simplified!

SD-WAN Simplified!

This blog post is going a bit outside my usual “make sense to the C-Level” slant. I wanted to get in the weeds about reviewing SD-WAN products. We all know that’s where the fun really is!

Is WAN Optimization Dead?

Is there a use for WAN Optimizers in the cloud era?

A C-level view of SD-WAN

A C-level view of SD-WAN

How does SD-WAN look from the perspective of the C-suite?

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