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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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SASE: Redefining the network and security architecture

Adoption of SASE reduces complexity and overhead, improves security and boosts application performance.

Fortinet CEO: Network and security technologies give rise to security-driven networking

A conversation about the future of network security with Fortinet CEO Ken Xie

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Tight Wi-Fi integration is key to successful SD-Branch

With Wi-Fi an essential part of branch-office network access, its security and management needs to be fully baked into SD-Branch platforms.

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Cisco forges tighter SD-WAN links to Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365

A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.

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An SD-WAN service that gets around the Great Firewall of China legally

Teridion’s SD-WAN service for China complies with government restrictions on IPSec traffic leaving the country yet supports broadband IPSec WAN interfaces for international businesses with branches in China.

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How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

Secure access service edge (SASE), pronounced 'sassy,' combines elements of SD-WAN and network security into a single cloud-based service. It supports all types of edges, including WAN, mobile, cloud, and edge computing.

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The evolution to Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is being driven by necessity

The users and devices are everywhere. As a result, secure access services also need to be everywhere.

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How IT pros deal with SD-WAN security concerns

When baseline SD-WAN security is not enough, enterprises are adopting extra measures such as intrusion prevention, anti-virus, unified threat management and more

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SD-WAN - What it means for enterprise networking, security, cloud computing

Software-defined wide area networks, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices and the cloud.

Contribute to the 2019 Network World State of the Network survey

Take our survey to share your insight on emerging networking technologies such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge computing.

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Secure Access Service Edge (SASE): A reflection of our times

Gartner makes the claim that the shift to SASE will make obsolete existing networking and security models.

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3 strategies to simplify complex networks

Innovations such as SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G have enabled networks to do more, but they’ve also made them complex. Software, machine learning, and automation will alleviate the problem.

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HPE's vision for the intelligent edge

HPE plans to incorporate segmentation, artificial intelligence and automation into its wired and wireless gear in order to deal with the increased network challenges imposed by IoT and SD-WAN.

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Q&A: HPE's networking chief opens up about intelligent edge, Cisco and micro data centers

HPE’s Keerti Melkote talks about networking challenges at the edge, network-based security, micro data centers and his company's strategies as he negotiates one of the most technologically and competitively challenging markets.

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VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN

VMware is teaming up with Dell/EMC to offer a hardware/software package rolled up into a managed SD-WAN service.

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How SD-Branch addresses today’s network security concerns

New digital technologies such as IoT at remote locations increase the need to ID devices and monitor network activity. That’s where SD-Branch can help, says Fortinet’s John Maddison.

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