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December 01, 2016
From teaching Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 to taking on a major SD-WAN technology deployment: Senior engineer Phil Gervasi shares the major career pivot that brought him to networking.
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.
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A wide area network (WAN) is a geographically distributed telecommunications network that interconnects multiple local area networks (LANs). 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
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Successful MPLS migration takes careful consideration. Robert Sturt offers some advice about the steps you should consider before making the move. Continue Reading
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
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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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