Branch office network design
- June 19, 2018
Aruba has introduced a software-defined branch offering. The product works with Aruba ClearPass and Central for management and includes an SD-WAN within a gateway appliance.
- February 15, 2018
SD-branch uses SD-WAN technology to simplify the branch network. It integrates multiple network functions now housed in separate components into software that runs in a single box.
- November 21, 2016
SD-WAN providers are building products that are replacing routers in the branch office. Gartner says half of WAN edge infrastructure refreshes will be based on SD-WAN by 2020.
- October 11, 2013
NetSocket has pivoted its end-to-end network virtualization product toward replacing the branch router with software.
- March 12, 2013
The Cisco ISR-AX is a price-reduced branch router that ships with advanced security and application delivery services enabled.
- May 16, 2012
Connecting to the cloud and supporting unified communication (UC) applications is forcing enterprises to redesign WAN architecture.
- February 14, 2012
Riverbed Granite enables branch infrastructure consolidation with its edge-VSI architecture. You can finally eliminate those last branch-based servers.
- January 25, 2012
Social media traffic continues to eat WAN bandwidth, as a report by Palo Alto Networks reveals.
- November 09, 2011
Palo Alto Networks and SonicWall announced next-generation firewalls priced for branch office networks and SMBs.
- January 11, 2011
Choosing a branch office box has become more complex. Branch office designs and requirements are changing, vendors offer widely different approaches, and server virtualization offers a do-it-yourself method on standard server hardware.
- July 28, 2010
Lower-cost UTMs with gigabit firewalls for small branches improve WAN security performance without the expense, space and power requirements of a larger branch or data center appliance. But the investment may not be worthwhile unless branches are ...
- October 21, 2009
Cisco's next-generation integrated services routers (ISRs) offer more service capacity, faster WAN speeds and branch office video capabilities.
- June 03, 2009
Remote IT support costs can run rampant, particularly if admins turn to WAN management tools to fix the problem. By opting for simpler branch networks with richer remote support solutions, network administrators can save themselves both time and ...
- May 06, 2009
Juniper's new routers and switch aim for the branch office, but even if they can't overthrow Cisco's ISR, opportunity abounds.
- May 05, 2009
Editor Tim Scannell blogs live from FutureNet about WAN architecture, adoption of MPLS and Ethernet, and recommendations from Nemertes for building a stronger WAN.