DIY Not the Best Approach to SD-WAN
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DIY Not the Best Approach to SD-WAN

Few organizations have the internal resources to integrate and manage an environment of stacked network appliances, particularly if they’re also looking to leverage existing infrastructure.

02/22/18

Sorting Through SD-WAN Options
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Sorting Through SD-WAN Options

Many expect software-defined network (SDN) technologies, and in particular SD-WANs, to provide the solution, but sorting through all the options can be a challenge.

02/22/18

Irresistible Appeal of Open Source
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Irresistible Appeal of Open Source

The telecom industry is racing toward a software-defined networking (SDN) world, but needs to go beyond traditional cooperation on standards to actually sharing software code, in order to keep pace with innovation.

01/08/18

Putting VNFs to work
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Putting VNFs to work

For years, enterprises have lived under the tyranny of proprietary network devices that are costly and time-consuming to update or upgrade, making it difficult to open and close new offices, or quickly pursue new business...

12/18/17

Enterprises and Carriers in Sync with NFV
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Enterprises and Carriers in Sync with NFV

Historically, there’s always been tension between enterprises and carriers over equipment and servicing issues. But network functions virtualization (NFV) is providing more visibility into the network, giving enterprises greater...

12/04/17

MPLS, SD-WAN Not an Either/Or Scenario
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MPLS, SD-WAN Not an Either/Or Scenario

Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology is providing enterprises with greater flexibility and agility over WAN connectivity, but is being used to supplement rather than replace existing implementations of Multiprotocol...

11/20/17

FlexWare: Year Two
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FlexWare: Year Two

AT&T’s venture into “white box services” is “a clear signal to traditional telecom suppliers that the gig's up on closed system sales.” That’s cheery news to enterprises that have long chafed over the relative inflexibility of on-site...

11/07/17

Integrating SD-WAN into the Enterprise
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Integrating SD-WAN into the Enterprise

Even though many enterprises have already, or plan to deploy SD-WAN, many organizations say they continue to invest in traditional MPLS overlay.

10/24/17

Network-as-a-Service, Not a Barrier
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Network-as-a-Service, Not a Barrier

As more and more IT assets rely on cloud computing, IT decision makers need to make sure their networks aren’t becoming obstacles to achieving business objectives.

10/10/17

Find the Path to Networking Nirvana
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Find the Path to Networking Nirvana

Almost all enterprise-class organizations are sitting atop a pile of existing network infrastructure, dealing with the headaches of a complex hardware lifecycle. Many would like to find a smooth path to a virtual networking future in...

09/25/17

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Making the case for hybrid MPLS/IPSec VPNs

IDC recently made a strong case for enterprise adoption of hybrid network-based IP virtual private network (VPN) services that combine Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-enabled VPNs for larger sites and IPSec network-based VPNs for...

02/15/17

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Manufacturer tools up virtualized network functions

Moving fast is a fundamental requirement in today’s business environment; flexibility and responsiveness are essential. New Zealand manufacturer Fisher & Paykel is leveraging new networking technologies to help it keep up with market...

02/15/17

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Leadership in ‘Third Network’ efforts

Each year, MEF confers Excellence Awards to recognize service, application, technology, and professional excellence and innovation in the global Third Network. For 2016, AT&T was honored to receive five awards.

01/12/17

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A Deep and Diverse Menu: VPNs for any needs

It used to be that you had to make a network equipment investment and live with it throughout its useful life, regardless of how the needs of your business changed. But networking is moving rapidly beyond those limitations.

12/13/16

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Find a guide to easier VPN decision-making

Deciding on a new or updated virtual private network (VPN) solution can be intimidating, but it shouldn’t be. Businesses need fast decisions on network infrastructure, but making a bet in the midst of rapid technology advances can...

12/01/16

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Leveraging MPLS with Cloud Services

Many enterprises rely on multi-protocol label switching VPNs for high-performance, critical communications. Now those services can be enhanced with new virtualized, cloud services for on demand access.

11/15/16

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Can your WAN do more?

Wide area network (WAN) decision-making today generally centers on Internet Protocol (IP)-based services. But many organizations are still running older networking services in various parts of the enterprise, limiting their ability to...

11/09/16

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Converging all communications over IP

With the changing rules of business and the competitive environment, businesses need a high performance network today – and for tomorrow. Many, though, are still operating separate voice and data networks that limit flexibility and...

11/08/16

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The Ethernet path to Network on Demand

Ethernet is the network computing gift that keeps on giving. From its inception in 1973 as a 3 megabits/sec copper wired local area network technology, it has evolved to accommodate 40 gigabit/sec and 100 gigabit/sec speeds, fiber...

11/03/16

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Metro Ethernet for business on the move

Can’t you ever get enough bandwidth? It may seem that way when you run up against current constraints, but despair of being able to afford additional capacity. Really, though, what you should be asking is can you get the bandwidth you...

10/31/16

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