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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.
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.
November 12, 2015
SDN startup Versa has built a software platform that lets service providers deploy and manage WANs and branch networks.
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.
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