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Google and Cisco extend SD-WAN, cloud network-management integration

Cisco has integrated its SD-WAN technology with Google's Network Connectivity Center, a new management platform designed to simplify on-prem and cloud networking.

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Cloudflare wants to be your corporate network backbone with centralized management and security

Magic WAN and Magic Firewall aim to simplify linking sites and datacenters while allowing organizations to better enforce security policies.

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SD-WAN may be the key to smart network services

Managed SD-WAN devices at the edge could be how network operators personalize services for enterprises.

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WAN challenges steer auto-rental firm to SASE

SASE helps global car-rental company Sixt strengthen its network security architecture and ride out COVID-19 challenges.

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Microsoft, VMware marry Azure Virtual WAN Hub with VMware SD-WAN

The integration of Microsoft's Virtual WAN Hub and VMware's SD-WAN is aimed at making it easier for customers to deploy widely distributed business applications.

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Juniper extends AI to SD-WAN technology, unveils secure-access switch

Juniper integrates 128 Technology's Session Smart software with its Mist AI-based cloud management family.

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Juniper targets WAN automation with new software suite

The company’s new Paragon Automation suite promises to help eliminate manual tasks and workflow processes to ultimately make sure wide area network operations are working as expected and quickly fix problems if not.

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HPE intros SSD replacements for 10K RPM HDD server drives

For older HPE Apollo, ProLiant and Synergy servers still using SATA-connected disk drives, a speedy SSD replacement option is now available.

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Cisco bolsters edge networking family with expanded SD-WAN, security options

Cisco this week expanded its Catalyst 8000 Edge Platform family to offer enterprise edge customers more secure SD-WAN and cloud resource access options.

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Cisco tags critical security holes in SD-WAN software

Cisco has noted and fixed two “critical” and a number of “high” degree vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software portfolio.

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Native SD-WAN monitoring tools are not enough, survey says

SD-WAN platforms provide some native monitoring, but supplemental monitoring tools are needed, particularly when seeking the root cause of poor application performance, according to an Enterprise Management Associates survey.

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Network training 2021: Businesses grow their own IT expertise to meet new challenges

With COVID-19 and a rising need for SASE, SD-WAN and cloud skills, businesses increasingly rely on in-house training to provide hands-on experience.

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AWS improves SD-WAN-to-cloud connectivity with Cisco, Aruba, Arista and others

Cisco taps into AWS Transit Gateway Connect with SD-WAN, ACI integration

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What is a WAN? Wide-area network definition and examples

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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VMware amps up security for network, SASE, SD-WAN products

VMware is filling out its SASE and SD-WAN offerings and bolstering NSX security capabilities, the company announced at its virtual VMworld event.

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Palo Alto beefs-up its SD-WAN menu with machine learning, analytics

Palo Alto upgrades the SD-WAN gear it bought via CloudGenix with machine learning and artificial intelligence to embrace cloud deployment

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Cisco extends Meraki SD-WAN to Microsoft Azure

Cisco and Microsoft have teamed up on another joint effort, this time to make it easier for enterprise branch offices with Cisco Meraki SD-WAN gear to tap into the Azure Virtual WAN service.

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What is SASE? A cloud service that marries SD-WAN with security

Secure access service edge is a Gartner model for streamlining network access, improving security, boosting network performance and reducing the number of vendors and devices IT pros have to deal with.

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Cisco open-source code boosts performance of Kubernetes apps over SD-WAN

Cisco's Cloud-Native SD-WAN project marries SD-WANs to Kubernetes applications to cut down on the manual work needed to optimize latency and packet loss.

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Cisco urges patching flaws in data-center, SD-WAN gear

Cisco has issued a number of critical security advisories for its data center manager and SD-WAN offerings that customers should deal with now.

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