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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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VMware and VeloCloud announce their networking and security strategy

Virtual Cloud Network provides a connectivity layer to connect everything — users, “things,” branch offices, cloud infrastructure, networking infrastructure — in one consistent framework, with security intrinsic to all of it.

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VMware: Cloud-centric businesses need a cloud-centric network

VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network provides an agile network and security overlay that acts as a “fabric” to connect apps, data, and users to each other.

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Why carriers aren't ready for SD-WAN services

An insider's guide to SD-WAN services.

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WAN Summit recap: challenges facing SD-WAN services

The WAN Summit show just finished up in New York. Here’s a look at one of the major trends—the growth of secure, SD-WAN services.

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Catching the SD-WAN wave: the cost savings hype and MPLS misconceptions need more explanation

Cost shouldn’t be your only driver for SD-WAN adoption.

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City & Guilds Group deploys SD-WAN to improve Office 365 performance

After deploying an Aryaka SD-WAN, global e-learning company City & Guilds Group saw a 3x improvement in Office 365 application performance.

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It’s time for SD-WAN to grow up

Some often-missed considerations drawn from hard lessons learned by SD-WAN early adopters.

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What Larry, Moe and Curly can teach us about network security and SD-WAN agility

A recent survey of 712 IT professionals shows that network complexity remains a problem even after deploying SD-WAN.

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SD-Branch market expected to reach $3 billion by 2022

Over the next few years, SD-Branch will become a cost-effective and operationally efficient option for many distributed organizations.

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Shedding light on broadband performance for an optimized SD-WAN

ThousandEyes' monitoring of broadband performance enables network professionals to make an educated decision before moving to a broadband-based SD-WAN.

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Carrier SD-WAN: SD-WAN should be more than just an MPLS complement

Simply put, enterprises should be able to abandon MPLS when they have a better approach.

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Managing and securing the corporate WAN is the top challenge for network professionals

As the network becomes infinitely more expansive and complex, it’s clear that network professionals are dealing with exorbitantly more challenges in both managing and securing their network.

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MPLS explained

Multi-protocol label switching is a way to insure reliable connections for real-time applications, but it's expensive, leading enterprises to consider SD-WAN as a way to limit its use.

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What do ogres, onions and SD-WAN security have in common? Layers!

Aryaka launches Passport, a multi-layered security platform and ecosystem that provides best-of-breed security at every level of an SD-WAN.

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The delivery challenges every SD-WAN project must consider

To replace MPLS, SD-WAN projects must also replace the packaging around MPLS services.

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