Branch office network design
- July 18, 2019
The latest AT&T-Microsoft partnership announcement lacked details for buyers of enterprise products and services but gave a big boost to Microsoft's Azure public cloud.
- 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.
- October 21, 2009
Cisco's next-generation integrated services routers (ISRs) offer more service capacity, faster WAN speeds and branch office video capabilities.
- 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.
- April 16, 2008
With Cisco's router opened up to third parties, networking moves closer to having functionality built in.
- November 08, 2007
Core network services, like DNS and DHCP, are critical for network and applications performance, but many companies are still taking an ad hoc approach.
- January 25, 2007
Remote access and remote support have freed up the networking staff at a sprawling medical campus.
- June 14, 2006
At Interop Las Vegas, Cisco Systems Inc. announced several key enhancements to its 7200 Services Aggregation Router, boosting its capabilities to harness at headquarters the deployed base of integrated services routers (ISR) at branch offices.