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Analysts: SD-WAN 5-year annual growth rate tops 40%

Becoming the “backbone of the enterprise,” SD-WAN market could hit $4.5 billion by 2022, IDC says, even as businesses seek integrated management and security features.

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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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Want affordable SDN products? Check the secondary market

Software-defined networking is great technology, but the cost of new products is prohibitive for some companies. If yours is one, take a look at the secondary market.

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SDNs and NFV are complementary and core components of modernized networks

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization both untie tasks and functions from hardware and provide agility, one for the network itself, the other for network services.

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Windows Server 2019 embraces SDN

Software-defined networking in Windows Server 2019 includes virtual network peering and encryption, auditing, and IPv6 support.

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Data-center management: What does DMaaS deliver that DCIM doesn’t?

Datacenter management as a service, or DMaaS, is a cloud-based remote monitoring service that aggregates and analyzes large sets of anonymized customer data to help companies better anticipate equipment failures or capacity shortfalls...

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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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Don’t get left behind: SDN, programmable networks change how network engineers work

The rise of programmable networks and software-defined networking has changed the role of the network engineer, and accepting those changes is key to career advancement. Network engineers need to become software fluent and embrace...

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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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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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It’s time for network professionals to elevate their game

Extreme Networks urges users to embrace change and help their companies do more through network innovation.

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Cultivating an app-first mentality in enterprise network management

Today’s applications require stability and reliability, enabled by transparency.

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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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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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Huawei jumps into intent-based networks

Huawei rolls out its Intent-Driven CloudCampus to simplify network operations, improve security, and reduce operational overhead.

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Software-defined everything

How the digital age is forcing programmable flexibility, agility and interconnection.

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Leveraging Windows Server 2016 for hyperconvergence

Hyperconverged infrastructure tools in Windows Server 2016 can support storage, SDN and cost savings when building enterprise data centers.

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How SD-WAN saves $1.2M over 5 years for a radiology firm

Zwanger Pesiri, a U.S. medical-imaging giant, expects to give users better cloud-app experience and eliminate reliance on MPLS.

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