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How SD-WAN will make the cloud much, much bigger

The user-defined WAN will give greater access to corporate resources, but also require more cloud support and faster links to the cloud.

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What are the options for securing SD-WAN?

A look at SD-WAN security capabilities and partnerships from vendors, including Aruba, Cisco, Riverbed, and Silver Peak.

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OPAQ enables total network security from the cloud

OPAQ built a global network infrastructure and embedded enterprise-grade security services that even extend to an organization’s endpoints.

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4 considerations when replacing managed WAN services with SD-WAN

There are several implications to choosing to outsource SD-WAN to your carrier.

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How to plan a software-defined data-center network

Architectures for software-defined data centers can address the need for flexibility and agility, but implementing them is difficult and calls for coordinating a host of complex features including containers, security, provisioning,...

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Get the facts on SD-WAN: Understanding the most common myths

The hype around SD-WANs has never been higher, and network professionals need to cut through the noise to understand what’s real and what’s not.

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10 hot SD-WAN startups to watch

Giant vendors such as AT&T, Cisco, Citrix and VMware carry influence in SD-WAN, but these 10 startups are making a name for themselves.

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Network professionals should think SD-Branch, not just SD-WAN

To better manage remote networks, in-office networks and WANs, network engineers must think of the end-to-end network. Aruba’s SD-Branch solution helps them do that.

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SD-WAN: Hardening external connectivity

Traditionally, SD-WAN was used to connect internal resources. Nowadays challenges arise as to how we connect external identities such as remote partners and mobile workers from multiple locations.

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3 providers fixing the middle mile problems of internet-based SD-WANs

The shift away from MPLS to SD-WAN is more than just a move to a less expensive networking service. It’s a change in how enterprises think about their networks.

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Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins: Get ready for the network's next act

At Cisco Live, CEO Chuck Robbins outlines Cisco’s vision for the future of networking -- and it’s never been brighter.

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A digital-first enterprise needs SD-WAN

As enterprises shift into the age of digital transformation, SD-WAN is increasingly being seen as the next generation of networking solutions. From application performance and agility, to cost savings and network security, there are...

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To accelerate cloud application performance, start by mapping your apps

How to get more from your SD-WAN deployment with a cloud-ready WAN.

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Internet testing results: why fixing the internet middle mile is essential for SD-WAN performance

Can you trust an SD-WAN to deliver a predictable user experience if the basis of that SD-WAN is the unpredictable public Internet? Based on our testing, the answer is a qualified “yes.”

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Survey: Mainstream adoption of SDN, SD-WAN finally arrives

The top IT initiatives of enterprise network managers are cloud and software-defined data centers, overcoming server virtualization’s dominance for the past 10 years, according to Enterprise Management Associates.

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IPSec – A swiss army knife of kludges

One shoe does not fit all when it comes to SD-WAN providers. There are a variety of ways to tunnel user traffic. Stay clear of anyone who hasn't made the right extensions to IPSec.

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3 generations of secure SD-WAN services

Secure SD-WAN services are becoming increasingly popular, but not all services are the same.

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Enterprises are moving SD-WAN beyond pilot stages to deployment

Network security, the Internet of Things, and cloud services are causing more companies to deploy SD-WAN.

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