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February 03, 2016
Faced with little time and strict security needs, U.S. Army network engineers came up with an inventive way to use a network tunnel to improve communications amid the Ebola crisis.
June 23, 2015
SD-WAN is creating a lot of buzz this year, but a new TechTarget survey shows that actual deployment will be limited this year, despite the number of new and traditional vendors in the market.
October 16, 2013
Enterprises need to reinvent WAN architecture for cloud services. The data center can no longer be the gateway to the Internet.
June 03, 2013
In the new WAN, we’ll see the rise of WAN virtualization, user-aware optimization and a move toward hosted WAN services.
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It can take one to three months to install a private WAN connection at a new branch office. For many enterprises, that’s just not acceptable anymore. Continue Reading
Network engineers have long suffered the consequences of slow provisioning times for many traditional wide area network (WAN) connections like point-to-point T1 lines or MPLS networks. They're at the mercy of carriers that can take as long as three ... Continue Reading
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Long lead times are not a new problem in private WAN provisioning, but enterprises are feeling the pain of those delays more acutely. Continue Reading
Ethernet -- that most fundamental of network technologies -- is occupying center stage again as the IEEE and vendors release new standards and products governing its deployment. But this time, faster speed isn't the whole story. The advent of ... Continue Reading
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What is WAN aggregation, and how does it work? Our expert explains why all companies should consider this type of application delivery optimization. Continue Reading
With lots of mobile devices on a network, bandwidth gets eaten up quickly. Access controls and traffic shaping can help with bandwidth management. Continue Reading