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From Traditional to Software-Defined WAN

From Traditional to Software-Defined WAN

It is not often that we witness the birth of such an explosive technology as SD-WAN. Governed by the foundational principles of software-defined networking, SD-WAN has burst onto the scene offering enterprises and service providers the ability to reimagine the way...

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Why Segmentation Drives SD-WAN Deployments

Why Segmentation Drives SD-WAN Deployments

Segmentation has been one of the most widely used features of SD-WAN deployment. There are several reasons for this, with security being at the top. Ever since the infamous security breach at Target, IT teams have frantically rushed to isolate and protect sections of...

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Cloud Transformation

Cloud Transformation

As part of the Viptela Fabric launch, we announced a suite of new capabilities called Cloud onRamp that allows our customers to connect their branch users to applications in the cloud, whether it is for SaaS or IaaS. read more
Thank you Viptela Customers, Partners and Employees

Thank you Viptela Customers, Partners and Employees

Today I am very excited to announce that Viptela has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Cisco. The Viptela team is thrilled at the opportunity to accelerate the investments in our pioneering work in transforming the WAN into a Software Defined and Cloud...

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Take Control of your Cloud Migration

Take Control of your Cloud Migration

There is always a trigger for an Enterprise to go through a WAN transformation. In the past, this trigger weighed heavily on refreshing old WAN routers because they are going through EoL (End of Life) or perhaps the throughput capabilities of those routers did not meet the growing needs of the Enterprise. The decision in the past was simply to do an “upgrade of my existing WAN technology”. read more
Moving Past Legacy Networking Infrastructure

Moving Past Legacy Networking Infrastructure

Many IT organizations are under the pressure to meet the growing bandwidth demands of rich media, mobile traffic, and cloud applications in their enterprise branch sites. The traditional legacy networks cannot scale to meet these unpredictable workloads... read more
Cisco iWAN

Cisco iWAN

Cisco iWAN technology is natural evolution of DMVPN. DMVPN was introduced by Cisco 15 years ago around 2002. Biggest driver for the technology was hybrid WAN, which provided the customers the ability to use commodity Internet to augment their existing MPLS connectivity. The original intent of the Cisco Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) architecture was to allow IPsec-GRE designs to scale. It evolved in multiple stages to increase efficiency and scalability and to support additional applications. read more
WAN Status: Cloud Traffic and the Backhauling Challenge

WAN Status: Cloud Traffic and the Backhauling Challenge

Fortune-500 companies frequently ask me about network transformation issues. They are concerned about Cloud applications having operational glitches and they want to hear how other enterprises are tackling Cloud-related networking issues. Current WAN architecture...

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