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July 21, 2016
SearchNetworking's latest Network Innovation Award winner uses cloud-optimized routing to speed up internet performance, working like Waze or Google Maps for networks.
June 06, 2016
Talari has rolled out a new strategic alliance program, indicating the vendor's interest in supporting third-party products that complement its own SD-WAN technology.
June 01, 2016
Super-sized media companies have used content delivery networks for decades, but recently CDN services have also become affordable for the typical enterprise next door.
February 26, 2016
Verizon has rolled out a managed SD-WAN service using technology from startup Viptela, in addition to a similar service using Cisco IWAN, which it introduced last year.
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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. Continue Reading
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