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December 14, 2016
SD-WAN technology and deployment made leaps in 2016, with an increased number of use cases and suppliers. Check out seven trends on the SD-WAN horizon for 2017.
September 19, 2016
Silver Peak has joined a growing list of WAN vendors partnering with service providers to roll out managed SD-WAN services for enterprise customers.
December 14, 2015
ICYMI: Cradlepoint acquires SDN vendor Pertino, a new SD-WAN company boasts more than 40 customer deployments and ONOS releases a new version of its open controller platform.
September 08, 2015
Verizon is the first major U.S. carrier to offer a managed SD-WAN service to American enterprises, using Cisco IWAN technology to combine MPLS and Internet.
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