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The coming together of SD-WAN and AIOps

SD-WAN delivers cost and resiliency benefits. Infusing AI into SD-WAN takes things further, enabling automated operations and business agility.

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Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

Cisco has issued five – three on the high-end of the vulnerability scale – warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings.

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SD-WAN at KinderCare supports company growth, cost-savings

With more than 1,400 childcare centers, KinderCare is deploying SD-WAN and reaping a host of valuable lessons about bidding projects, verifying SLAs on WAN circuits and partnering with experienced providers.

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Key Takeaways from Cisco’s Annual Internet Report

Cisco's report on internet use says businesses need to be ready for the massive wave of devices and need for bandwidth that are coming in the next five years.

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Managed 4G/5G service connects to Amazon, Microsoft clouds

Federated Wireless is using one of the hottest newly opened bands of RF spectrum – Citizens Broadband Radio Service – to support a plug-and-play service in partnership with AWS and Azure.

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Multicloud, security integration drive massive SD-WAN adoption

40% year-over year SD-WAN growth through 2022 is being fueled by relationships built between vendors including Cisco, VMware, Juniper, and Arista and service provders AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Anthos, and IBM RedHat.

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Game changers at the branch: Wi-Fi 6, 4G, 5G plus SD-WAN

The growing use of cloud services is changing the pattern and the volume of branch-office data across the WAN, but wireless cellular services along with the intelligence of software-defined WAN can help keep traffic and costs in line....

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10 SD-WAN features you're probably not using, but should be

SD-WAN is more than an alternative to MPLS. Zero-touch provisioning, application-aware routing and microsegmentation are just a few of the features that SD-WAN products and services can deliver.

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IT pros need to weigh in on that ‘sassy’ security model

The secure-access service edge (SASE) model developed by Gartner ties into SD-WAN, edge computing and SD-Branch, so it warrants attention from networking teams.

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Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

The warning about Cisco Firepower management software is rated critical among 26 other less urgent security advisories it issued.

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VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware said the Nyansa technology will be targeted at boosting monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN/WAN deployments within its SD-WAN package -- VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

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Aruba reinforces SD-Branch with security, management upgrades

Aruba adds IDS/IPS, LTE to its branch-office networking gear

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SD-WAN management means more than reviewing logs and parsing events

Creating a single view of the different types of data requires specialized skills, custom integration and a significant budget. Just look at the SIEM.

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What’s hot at the edge for 2020? Everything

From SD-WAN and cloud interconnection to security, the edge will be one active place in 2020

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Secure SD-WAN: The security vendors and their SD-WAN offerings

A networking vendor simply can’t jump into this space. Some SD-WANs add stateful packet filters and call this security.

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What's big in IT tech for the coming year

From data centers to the edge to the WAN, 2020 promises to be an active year for enterprise-technology development

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SD-WAN in 2020: 6 trends to look for

In evaluating SD-WAN, IT pros should look for better security, manageability and support for SaaS, but also check whether technology providers are likely to be acquired or perhaps close-up shop.

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SD-WAN sector report: Growing with no end in sight

With the WAN in transition, incumbents make their move through acquisitions, while startups continue to innovate at the edge. Insider Pro looks at why SD-WAN is so hot.

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