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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.
April 26, 2016
The Riverbed SD-WAN strategy blends optimization, orchestration, management and other services in a single platform, called SteelConnect.
January 15, 2016
Cisco led in six of seven key tech infrastructure markets last year, while Hewlett Packard Enterprise gained strength in several of the sectors, a research firm reported.
May 05, 2015
Companies should adopt an SDN strategy that introduces software in manageable portions to avoid network disruptions.
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A wide area network (WAN) is a geographically distributed telecommunications network that interconnects multiple local area networks (LANs). Continue Reading
The ballooning amount of data generated by users and applications is fueling the development of hybrid WANs. Here's what you need to know. Continue Reading
When you meet with several MPLS service providers, you need to weigh the cost vs. the design of the product. Cheaper products might not give you all the capabilities you need. Continue Reading
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SD-WAN architecture opened up a whole new world of WAN possibilities. Learn all about this new networking technology, the ways to craft an SD-WAN in your enterprise, key terms and more. Continue Reading
SDN principles are transforming the wide area network, with a number of networking companies -- both startups and established players -- offering software-defined WAN technologies to enterprises. Continue Reading
Successful MPLS migration takes careful consideration. Robert Sturt offers some advice about the steps you should consider before making the move. 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
Use this checklist of WAN Ethernet deployment tips to ensure a smooth network transition. Continue Reading
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