Lee Doyle

Lee Doyle is principal analyst at Doyle Research, providing client-focused targeted analysis on the evolution of intelligent networks. He has over 25 years’ experience analyzing the IT, network, and telecom markets. Lee has written extensively on such topics as SDN, SD-WAN, NFV, enterprise adoption of networking technologies, and IT-Telecom convergence. Before founding Doyle Research, Lee was group vice president for network, telecom, and security research at IDC. Lee holds a B.A. in economics from Williams College.

SD-WAN: 10 essential considerations

What to know about planning mobile edge systems (MEC)

What to know about planning mobile edge systems (MEC)

A wealth of standards, possible architectures and applications makes careful planning of mobile edge systems systems important, difficult.

SD-WAN can help solve challenges of multi-cloud

SD-WAN can help solve challenges of multi-cloud

Cooperation between SD-WAN vendors and cloud service providers contributes to easily managed cloud connections across multiple cloud providers and creates a secure, low-latency multi-cloud environment.

2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

Developments in cloud services, security, containers and white-box switches can make a positive impact for software-defined data-center networks in the coming year.

How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

Virtual ADCs: Where application delivery controllers fit in software-defined data centers

Virtual ADCs: Where application delivery controllers fit in software-defined data centers

SDN and virtualization are driving a shift from hardware-based application delivery controllers toward a microservices model that enables more flexible ADC licensing options

Software-defined data centers need MANO

Software-defined data centers need MANO

Why management, automation and network orchestration (MANO) are essential to the agility and flexibility of software-defined data centers.

Efficient container use requires data-center software networking

Efficient container use requires data-center software networking

In software-defined data centers, software networking can help container environments talk to each other and maintain network policies without needing admins to respond to each change.

What are the options for securing SD-WAN?

What are the options for securing SD-WAN?

A look at SD-WAN security capabilities and partnerships from vendors, including Aruba, Cisco, Riverbed, and Silver Peak.

How to plan a software-defined data-center network

How to plan a software-defined data-center network

Architectures for software-defined data centers can address the need for flexibility and agility, but implementing them is difficult and calls for coordinating a host of complex features including containers, security, provisioning,...

SD-Branch market expected to reach $3 billion by 2022

SD-Branch market expected to reach $3 billion by 2022

Over the next few years, SD-Branch will become a cost-effective and operationally efficient option for many distributed organizations.

How to deal with networking IoT devices

How to deal with networking IoT devices

The internet of things has such a wide range of use cases and individual devices that network architects have to pay attention to a wide combination of variables for communication, power, bandwidth, reliability, cost and more.

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