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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...
SD-WAN Helps Secure Hybrid Networks

SD-WAN Helps Secure Hybrid Networks

Network engineer S. Smith radically redesigned his company’s outdated branch architecture. His financial company’s 3,000 branches were routing their wide area network (WAN) traffic over multi protocol label switching (MPLS). If its link went down, it used Internet...
Hybrid WAN Requires a New Connectivity Model

Hybrid WAN Requires a New Connectivity Model

One of the biggest headaches for networking teams is supporting the rollout of new enterprise applications. A hybrid WAN can ease application deployment, but to make it a reality, we need to switch from a network topology to a service topology. Modern WAN requirements...