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HPE intros SSD replacements for 10K RPM HDD server drives

For older HPE Apollo, ProLiant and Synergy servers still using SATA-connected disk drives, a speedy SSD replacement option is now available.

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Cisco bolsters edge networking family with expanded SD-WAN, security options

Cisco this week expanded its Catalyst 8000 Edge Platform family to offer enterprise edge customers more secure SD-WAN and cloud resource access options.

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Cisco tags critical security holes in SD-WAN software

Cisco has noted and fixed two “critical” and a number of “high” degree vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software portfolio.

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Survey: Native SD-WAN monitoring tools are not enough

SD-WAN platforms provide some native monitoring, but supplemental monitoring tools are needed, particularly when seeking the root cause of poor application performance, according to an Enterprise Management Associates survey.

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Network training 2021: Businesses grow their own IT expertise to meet new challenges

With COVID-19 and a rising need for SASE, SD-WAN and cloud skills, businesses increasingly rely on in-house training to provide hands-on experience.

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AWS improves SD-WAN-to-cloud connectivity with Cisco, Aruba, Arista and others

Cisco taps into AWS Transit Gateway Connect with SD-WAN, ACI integration

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What is a WAN? Wide-area network definition and examples

WANs connect smaller networks across long distances, and their architecture, protocols and technologies have evolved to their latest incarnation, SD-WAN.

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VMware amps up security for network, SASE, SD-WAN products

VMware is filling out its SASE and SD-WAN offerings and bolstering NSX security capabilities, the company announced at its virtual VMworld event.

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Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto upgrades the SD-WAN gear it bought via CloudGenix with machine learning and artificial intelligence to embrace cloud deployment

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Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco and Microsoft have teamed up on another joint effort, this time to make it easier for enterprise branch offices with Cisco Meraki SD-WAN gear to tap into the Azure Virtual WAN service.

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What is SASE? A cloud service that marries SD-WAN with security

Secure access service edge is a Gartner model for streamlining network access, improving security, boosting network performance and reducing the number of vendors and devices IT pros have to deal with.

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Cisco open-source code boosts performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco's Cloud-Native SD-WAN project marries SD-WANs to Kubernetes applications to cut down on the manual work needed to optimize latency and packet loss.

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Cisco urges patching flaws in data-center, SD-WAN gear

Cisco has issued a number of critical security advisories for its data center manager and SD-WAN offerings that customers should deal with now.

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How to tailor SASE to your enterprise

Secure access service edge is a well-defined model, but there are variations that achieve the same ends and give businesses flexibility to meet their larger goals.

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HPE makes big SD-WAN play with $925M Silver Peak acquisition

HPE is buying networking vendor Silver Peak for $925 million. Silver Peak's Unity WAN technology will slide into HPE subsidiary Aruba's portfolio and give it an immediate boost in the hot SD-WAN arena where Cisco, VMware and others...

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SD-WAN boosts pest-control company's network performance

Rollins pest control reaps better performance, security and automated changes with SD-WAN

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SD-WAN and analytics: A marriage made for the new normal

Reliance on SD-WAN analytics grows as customers move toward cloud, security services

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Fannie Mae’s journey to SD-WAN means less reliance on MPLS and VPNs

As mortgage lender Fannie Mae adopts SD-WAN, it’s realizing dramatic improvements in latency and network performance.

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