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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.

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How SD-WAN can improve your security strategy

SD-WAN introduces new security options, not previously available with legacy networking technologies, that make it easier to manage and secure network traffic.

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Survey: Enterprises want end-to-end management of SD-WAN

Enterprise Management Associates found that 90% of enterprises want platforms that support more comprehensive management of software-defined-WAN environments.

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What to expect from SD-WANs in 2019

SD-WAN matures, moving out of the early-adopter phase and into the mainstream. That means big changes ahead for the market.

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Visibility plays critical role in a successful SD-WAN deployment

LiveAction’s president and CEO, Brooks Borcherding, explains how network visibility can overcome some of the challenges associated with migrating to an SD-WAN.

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Is an SD-WAN managed service right for you?

Managed SD-WAN can be an appropriate solution for the enterprise, but due diligence is necessary to determine if it is the best fit.

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What's hot in enterprise networking for 2019

With 2019 just around the corner there's a lot of  developments and advances coming that will affect how enterprises make use of technologies for SD-WAN, IoT, Wi-Fi, data centers, the cloud and more. Here's a selection of some of...

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How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

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Getting smarter about managing the SD-WAN last-mile

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

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Why did Oracle acquire an SDN firm?

Oracle has a significant communications software business, and it’s betting that Talari’s SD-WAN technology will ensure performance and reliability of communications over any network.

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Dell EMC committed to networking, shares product and partnership plans

Tom Burns, senior VP and GM of Dell EMC Networking and Solutions, sheds some light on the company's diverse and broad networking portfolio.

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Cisco fuses SD-WAN, security and cloud services

Cisco secures SD-WAN software, bolsters cloud-based Office 365 application access, and offers DevNet SD-WAN development options.

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How to make the business case for SD-WAN

Potential SD-WAN savings can be broken down into hard and soft savings. Hard savings come from new connectivity contracts, including reduction in the use of MPLS in favor of less expensive options, such as broadband or cellular. Soft...

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SD-WAN: The inside scoop from real-world deployments

Enterprise network pros share SD-WAN best practices and lessons learned.

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

No more complex high-availability decision making.

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5 criteria for application-aware SD-WANs

SD-WANs are not a panacea to all application performance problems. An application-aware network adds the intelligence to the network to optimize all applications under all conditions.

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What's wrong with Cisco running SD-WAN on your routers?

The upsides and downsides enterprises should expect when Cisco is running SD-WAN on your routers.

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Cisco Meraki amps up throughput, Wi-Fi to SD-WAN family

Cisco Meraki’s MX family supports everything from SD-WAN and Wi-Fi to next-generation firewall and intrusion prevention security.

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