Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): The deployment

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): The deployment

After discussing with numerous SDP vendors, I have discovered that the current SDP landscape tends to be based on specific use cases and projects, as opposed to a technology that has to be implemented globally.

06/21/2019

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

Software Defined Perimeter (SDP): Creating a new network perimeter

Considering the way networks work today and the change in traffic patterns; both internal and to the cloud, this limits the effect of the fixed perimeter.

06/12/2019

Managed WAN and the cloud-native SD-WAN

Managed WAN and the cloud-native SD-WAN

The motivation for WAN transformation is clear, today organizations require: improved internet access and last mile connectivity, additional bandwidth and a reduction in the WAN costs.

05/28/2019

The modern data center and the rise in open-source IP routing suites

The modern data center and the rise in open-source IP routing suites

Open source enables passionate people to come together and fabricate work of phenomenal quality. This is in contrast to a single vendor doing everything.

05/17/2019

Open architecture and open source – The new wave for SD-WAN?

Open architecture and open source – The new wave for SD-WAN?

As networking continues to evolve, you certainly don't want to break out a forklift every time new technologies are introduced. Open architecture would allow you to replace the components of a system, and give you more flexibility to...

04/23/2019

Performance-Based Routing (PBR) – The gold rush for SD-WAN

Performance-Based Routing (PBR) – The gold rush for SD-WAN

The inefficiency factor in the case of traditional routing is one of the main reasons why SD-WAN is really taking off.

04/08/2019

Zero-trust: microsegmentation networking

Zero-trust: microsegmentation networking

Microsegmentation gives administrators the control to set granular policies in order to protect the application environment.

04/02/2019

Software-defined perimeter: Identity-centric enforced network perimeter

Software-defined perimeter: Identity-centric enforced network perimeter

Traditional VPNs no longer cut it.

03/19/2019

Named data networking: Stateful forwarding plane for datagram delivery

Named data networking: Stateful forwarding plane for datagram delivery

Reinventing smart routing and dumb forwarding.

02/25/2019

Named data networking: names the data instead of data locations

Named data networking: names the data instead of data locations

Will NDN kill the cloud, just like content delivery networks (CDN) kill latency?

02/07/2019

The role of open source in networking

The role of open source in networking

SD-WAN vendors use open source as the foundation of their solutions and then add additional functionality over the baseline.

02/05/2019

The cloud-based provider: Not your grandfather’s MNS

The cloud-based provider: Not your grandfather’s MNS

Ideally, meeting the business objectives of speed, agility and cost containment boil down to two architectural approaches: the legacy telco versus the cloud-based provider.

01/28/2019

Zero trust: The transition from legacy to cloud-native

Zero trust: The transition from legacy to cloud-native

To undergo the transition from legacy to cloud-native application environments you need to employ zero trust.

01/15/2019

Can TLS 1.3 and DNSSEC make your network blind?

Can TLS 1.3 and DNSSEC make your network blind?

DNS & ISN encryption are likely to present numerous problems to the network operations, optimization and SD-WAN vendors.

12/20/2018

Getting smarter about managing the SD-WAN last-mile

Getting smarter about managing the SD-WAN last-mile

New last-mile management services eliminate key challenge to SD-WAN deployment.

11/26/2018

Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients

Zero-trust security adds necessary ingredients

Let's face it: VPNs are no longer in vogue. Users do not want to spend the time setting them up, and network admins are increasingly moving to a zero-trust model, which ensures a high level of security while empowering users to work...

11/20/2018

The future of cloud interconnects

The future of cloud interconnects

Mission critical cloud applications require sharp elbows.

11/05/2018

Self-healing SD-WAN removes the drama of high-availability planning

Self-healing SD-WAN removes the drama of high-availability planning

No more complex high-availability decision making.

10/23/2018

Introducing Named Data Networking

Introducing Named Data Networking

No more IP addresses.

10/11/2018

Identity awareness: it’s more than just a packet

Identity awareness: it’s more than just a packet

Routing must reflect business context.

10/04/2018

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