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Wide Area Networking (WAN)

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Riverbed’s 'firework' CEO, Jerry Kennelly, retires

After leading Riverbed for 16 years, co-founder and CEO Jerry Kennelly turns the reigns over to Paul Mountford.

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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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Cisco’s intent-based networks now available for the WAN

Cisco continues to innovate in the area of intent-based networks and now brings the advanced network model to the biggest area of pain for most companies -- the WAN.

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SD-WAN helps radiology firm cut costs, scale bandwidth

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology's journey from MPLS to SD-WAN networking began last spring when Joseph Funaro sat down to review carrier contracts that were up for renewal and realized that he could not only save his company money, but...

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Why WAN metrics are not enough in SD-WAN policy enforcement

SD-WAN captures metrics that go far beyond the typical WAN measurements including application response time, network transfer time, and server response time.

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Wide-area networks: What WANs are and where they’re headed

WANs connect smaller networks across long distances, and their architecture, protocols and technologies have evolved to their latest incarnation, SD-WAN.

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Will China start blocking SD-WAN traffic…today?

The mystery should start clearing up very soon, so you should sit tight for now before racing off for a technology decision that might constrain you going forward.

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Is Cisco's Mobility Express right for you?

Cisco has staked a claim in the wireless infrastructure space with its Mobility Express, designed to easily set up WLANs. Learn what it is and whether it’s right for you.

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China to block SD-WAN and VPN traffic by Jan. 11

If you have facilities in China, you're going to need to address this VPN registration issue, if it hasn’t been addressed already.

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Is it time for a network tax cut?

How did our profession ever get to a place where network taxes are deemed unworthy of our attention?

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SD-WAN deployment options: DIY vs. cloud managed

Three options for deploying SD-WAN: DIY, fully cloud managed or a hybrid. Which to choose?

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Enterprise network trends to watch 2018

What's going to shake things up in 2018? IT pros will have their hands full with technologies that have been hyped for some time and are now ripe for adoption, including software-defined WAN, hybrid cloud computing,...

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VMware jumps into SD-WAN with VeloCloud purchase

VMware to plans to buy VeloCloud, challenging Cisco in the fast-growing software-defined WAN market.

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Making sense of the SD-WAN business case

There is no 'one size fit all' approach to building a business case for SD-WAN – the benefits vary significantly by industry and geography.

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Behold the secure directional network connectivity of SuperWAN

SuperWAN: able to secure directional network connectivity between locations! Able to provide session-by-session mutual authentication at each network element! Able to give you total control over all cryptographic keys used in...

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SD-WAN will fix business VoIP

SD-WAN isn't just for companies with multiple sites or multiple Internet connections. It can also be a lifesaver for fixing bad call quality at a single site, with a low-quality Internet connection.

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