The SDN WAN Blog

How Public Cloud Infrastructure Can Benefit Your Business

How Public Cloud Infrastructure Can Benefit Your Business

Most large-scale businesses produce significant amounts of data traffic and use customized, big-data, within-company applications. Location-independent public cloud infrastructure, while certainly not as secure as private cloud computing, allows companies with these...

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Why Backhauling Is Necessary in Current WAN Models

Why Backhauling Is Necessary in Current WAN Models

A reasonable backhaul business strategy means the difference between your company maintaining operations and not. As your customer and employees increasingly rely on mobile networks and cloud applications, the IT professionals you employ also increasingly rely on...

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SD-WAN technology for Hybrid Cloud Access

SD-WAN technology for Hybrid Cloud Access

In today’s world of modern enterprise, every business, in every industry can benefit from the agility and economic advantages of being in the cloud. The hybrid cloud solution has become the new norm for enterprises, as advancements in cloud technology have kept pace...

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Is Guest Wi-Fi Security An Oxymoron?

Is Guest Wi-Fi Security An Oxymoron?

By Khalid Raza, Editors, Forbes Technology Council | Forbes.com Guest Wi-Fi is ubiquitous these days. You can easily find it in airports, cafes, hotels, hospitals, and the lobbies of countless corporations. For users, the convenience is expected, while retailers find...

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The case for WAN acceleration as NFV

The case for WAN acceleration as NFV

By Khalid Raza | NetworkWorld Previously, I discussed the benefits of using regional performance hubs to support new data patterns associated with the increasing use of cloud applications such as Salesforce.com and Office365. Just as business applications have...

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Viptela and Zenoss Partner on SDN Monitoring

Viptela and Zenoss Partner on SDN Monitoring

APMdigest Viptela and Zenoss announced a formal partnership to enable joint customers to centrally monitor Viptela Software Defined-Wide Area Networks (SD-WANs) alongside the rest of their IT network within the Zenoss platform. The integration of Zenoss and Viptela...

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The impact of globalization on networks

The impact of globalization on networks

By Khalid Raza | NetworkWorld Over the past few years, there has been a significant increase in the amount of enterprise network traffic to and from Asia Pacific due to globalization. In my recent visit to the region, I engaged in some interesting discussions around...

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Take Control With SD-WAN

Take Control With SD-WAN

By Paul Mason | Equinix |  When it comes to wide area networks (WANs), enterprises face the challenge of balancing high-availability, performance and costs. Take a retailer with hundreds of locations: Deploying a redundant pair of MPLS connections to each store will...

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How Full Stack is Driving Vendor Innovation

How Full Stack is Driving Vendor Innovation

ONUG | January 14, 2016 |  As products have become more specialized, they are appealing to an increasingly narrow and more sophisticated customer set. Firewalls are no longer meant for IT engineers, but firewall experts. SSL requires deep knowledge of SSL...

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