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SD-WAN: 10 essential considerations

SD-WAN offers cost savings, improved reliability, security and more.

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Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s big annual showcase, featured a heavy emphasis on 5G, the next generation of licensed mobile networks.

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How managed network services are evolving to simplify the global WAN

The managed network services market has traditionally been dominated by telcos that provide a common MPLS network, but that is slowly changing as new approaches are developed.

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The cloud-based provider: Not your grandfather’s MNS

Ideally, meeting the business objectives of speed, agility and cost containment boil down to two architectural approaches: the legacy telco versus the cloud-based provider.

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Edge computing best practices

Edge computing requires a change in thinking from the current IT environment dominated by data centers and cloud-based services. Here are some best practices to consider when building a strategy for the edge.

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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