Stumbles, Fumbles, and Pratfalls: Steps to Avoid When Future-Proofing Your WAN
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Stumbles, Fumbles, and Pratfalls: Steps to Avoid When Future-Proofing Your WAN

Evaluating SD-WAN solutions involves thinking beyond cost savings and considering how the SD-WAN will easily and efficiently respond to the new challenges facing the digital business: the cloud, mobility, and globalization.

02/18/2020

A SASE Crash Course
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A SASE Crash Course

Get up to speed fast on the Secure Access Service Edge, an emerging converged networking and security category that Gartner has labelled transformational.

02/11/2020

SASE: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why Should You Even Care
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SASE: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why Should You Even Care

Secure Access Service Edge is bigger than SD-WAN and a lot more than stuffing virtual appliances in the cloud.

01/21/2020

How to Deliver Affordable and Optimized Application Access Worldwide with SASE
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How to Deliver Affordable and Optimized Application Access Worldwide with SASE

Gartner tells you to use your MPLS renewal budget to transition into SASE, but not every SASE can replace MPLS. Here's what to look for.

01/08/2020

Branch Office SD-WAN Availability: Last-Mile Considerations
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Branch Office SD-WAN Availability: Last-Mile Considerations

Here’s how to ensure that branch office last-mile availability on an SD-WAN matches, or even exceeds, that of an MPLS service.

11/27/2019

What Palo Alto Networks Won’t Tell You About Its New SASE Service
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What Palo Alto Networks Won’t Tell You About Its New SASE Service

Palo Alto’s recent introduction of a SASE service once again mistakes virtual appliances for a cloud-native architecture. Here’s why you should care. Shlomo Kramer, CEO, Cato Networks

11/20/2019

Addressing Scalability Challenges with SD-WANs
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Addressing Scalability Challenges with SD-WANs

Scalability challenges with SD-WANs include appliances, tunnels, controllers, security, and geographic reach. Cloud-based services offer a viable solution.

11/14/2019

SD-WAN as MPLS Replacement: Why the Internet Isn’t Enough
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SD-WAN as MPLS Replacement: Why the Internet Isn’t Enough

The public Internet poses unacceptable performance and security risks for SD-WAN deployments. Here’s what to look for in a private cloud backbone instead.

11/14/2019

The Challenges of SD-WAN Network Planning in an Era of Unknowns
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The Challenges of SD-WAN Network Planning in an Era of Unknowns

With multiple technologies to deal with, including security and WAN optimization, scaling an SD-WAN can be difficult. The cloud presents a viable alternative.

11/14/2019

Migrating to SD-WAN? Avoid these Pitfalls, Say IT Leaders
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Migrating to SD-WAN? Avoid these Pitfalls, Say IT Leaders

Every network migration has its hidden challenges. Here are practical tips from IT pros who've already made the switch to SD-WAN

11/12/2019

MPLS Migration: How a KISS Transformed the WANs of 4 IT Managers
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MPLS Migration: How a KISS Transformed the WANs of 4 IT Managers

WAN transformation is challenging; learning from the experiences of others can help. Here are practical insights from four IT managers who migrated to SD-WAN.

10/22/2019

A Network for All Edges: Why SD-WAN, SDP, and the Application Edge Must Converge in the Cloud
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A Network for All Edges: Why SD-WAN, SDP, and the Application Edge Must Converge in the Cloud

Globalization, mobilization, the cloud, and now edge computing are complicating enterprise networking. Here’s why and how you can best prepare yourself.

09/19/2019

Moving to SD-WAN? Consider Security Carefully, Say Experts and IT Managers
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Moving to SD-WAN? Consider Security Carefully, Say Experts and IT Managers

SD-WAN works best when branch offices have secure, direct Internet access. Here are the challenges confronted by three IT managers and how they addressed them.

09/09/2019

Back to School: Your SD-WAN Reading List
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Back to School: Your SD-WAN Reading List

Summer is about to end. Time to head back to work, understand next year’s projects and plans, and set your IT infrastructure objectives accordingly.

08/22/2019

WAN Transformation: It’s More Than SD-WAN
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WAN Transformation: It’s More Than SD-WAN

Tomorrow’s networking challenges will extend beyond the capabilities of SD-WAN alone. Here’s why and how you can prepare your network.

08/07/2019

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