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WAN network infrastructure News
July 30, 2013
Juniper Networks introduced the LN2600, a rugged router based on its SRX series of routing and security gateways for use in extreme environments.
June 03, 2013
SDN could make the WAN flexible enough for dynamic network virtualization, but first engineers must address a myriad of challenges.
June 29, 2012
In this Q&A, 'Computer Networks' book co-author talks about the application-layer issues that are affecting today's wide area networks (WANs).
May 23, 2012
While unveiling its WAN-focused software-defined networking strategy, Brocade revealed that competitors are selling OpenFlow switches that can't operate at line-rate speeds.
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In this podcast, Victor Moreno, author of “Network Virtualization,” explains the basics of WAN virtualization, including its importance, preparations and challenges. Continue Reading
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As enterprises consider broadband Internet links for branch WAN connectivity, they will have to learn to live with less management and control, at least for now. Continue Reading
Kumar Reddy, author of “Network Virtualization,” discusses extending virtual networks over the WAN, providing necessary knowledge to a WAN manager. Continue Reading
Virtualization is changing the role of the WAN for data center interconnect. WAN managers need to understand and prepare for the new requirements for data center links. Continue Reading
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Telecom expert Mike Jude explains how to create an active-active network configuration for load sharing and backup in an MPLS implementation, in this expert response. Continue Reading
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MPLS advantages include reliability and quality of service (QoS) compared to other WAN connectivity options. Learn other pros and cons in this tip. Continue Reading