Software defined WAN SD WAN
- April 01, 2020
The CloudGenix-Palo Alto Networks acquisition will combine the Prisma cloud security suite with CloudGenix's software-defined WAN.
- January 22, 2020
The VMware acquisition of Nyansa is expected to provide network traffic analytics that cover the SD-WAN and the wired and wireless LAN.
- January 10, 2020
Cradlepoint Netcloud has new analytics that help companies avoid the cost of exceeding the limits of their data plans for wireless links on the vendor's SD-WAN.
- January 09, 2020
The latest update of the Aruba SD-Branch includes intrusion detection and prevention software built into the product's gateway appliance.
- December 30, 2019
Cisco 2020: The networking giant begins the new year with an overhauled service provider business, and SD-WAN and customer challenges in the enterprise.
- December 11, 2019
Silver Peak has launched a cloud-based SD-WAN orchestrator that provides centralized control of multiple Unity Orchestrators deployed in separate locations.
- December 06, 2019
Aruba, Cisco, Citrix and Silver Peak are among the first SD-WAN vendors to integrate their products with the AWS Transit Gateway.
- November 20, 2019
The Juniper Mist roadmap includes integrating the wireless LAN's cloud AI engine with Juniper's SD-WAN and malware detection service.
- October 11, 2019
Revenue from SD-WAN sales surged by 23% in the second quarter as enterprises opted to replace traditional edge routers with SD-WAN routing.
- September 26, 2019
The Aryaka hybrid WAN is expected to help the vendor sell more to customers that have found its global SD-WAN too expensive for connecting sites in one geographical location.
- July 26, 2019
The latest IDC SD-WAN market report shows the amount companies spend annually on infrastructure will more than triple from 2018 to 2023, when it will reach $5.25 billion.
- July 23, 2019
Verizon is offering a software-defined interconnection to Equinix colo data centers. The Verizon-Equinix service is an alternative to a physical network connection.
- 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 28, 2019
Extreme Networks' Aerohive acquisition would fill a gap in Extreme's WLAN portfolio by adding a cloud-based management option competitive with Cisco and Aruba.
- June 26, 2019
The CloudGenix SD-WAN is open for developers. The vendor has launched a developer program and tool set for integrating third-party infrastructure software.
- June 21, 2019
The latest NSS Labs SD-WAN report gives Fortinet the best ratings for value and total cost of ownership, while Silver Peak gets the worst of eight vendors.
- June 14, 2019
Riverbed and Versa Networks teamed up on an OEM agreement that enables Riverbed to use Versa's enterprise-class secure SD-WAN technology.
- June 10, 2019
The new Cisco AI and machine learning platform, launched at Cisco Live, is a cloud-based network analytics service for the data center, campus and WAN.
- May 21, 2019
Riverbed's latest update is spearheaded by the launch of its SaaS Accelerator, promising to speed up SaaS apps primarily for enterprise users working remotely.
- May 17, 2019
Extreme Networks CEO Ed Meyercord blames China, not President Donald Trump, for the impasse in trade talks that could force the vendor to raise prices by as much as 10%.
- May 10, 2019
Cisco AMP for Networks is now part of the company's SD-WAN product. Cisco also announced this week that it had open sourced its MindMeld AI development platform.
- May 07, 2019
The new Cisco SD-WAN for co-location facilities is aimed at enterprises that have dozens of branch offices in major cities in multiple countries.
- May 02, 2019
The new Dell EMC SD-WAN Edge product includes hardware and support, as well as VMware's VeloCloud software.
- April 11, 2019
The new Juniper SD-WAN as a service integrates with the vendor's EX Series wired LAN switches and the Mist wireless LAN. The bundle shows Juniper moving toward an SD-branch offering.
- April 10, 2019
Fortinet claims it has given its FortiGate SD-WAN and security appliance a boost. The vendor said a more powerful ASIC improves the performance of key Fortinet SD-WAN features.
- March 20, 2019
Infovista has added a cloud-based orchestrator to its SD-WAN product. The latest feature in Infovista Ipanema is meant to make the software more attractive to MSPs.
- February 12, 2019
Netsurion has introduced a software-defined branch product for retailers, hotels and restaurants. The managed SD-branch, called BranchSDO, includes networking and security.
- February 08, 2019
The first phase of integration between the Cisco Viptela SD-WAN and DNA Center is aimed at providing WAN access from branch offices.
- January 30, 2019
SDN deployment varies among service providers and enterprises due to risks, costs and use cases. But, when it comes to SD-WAN, both groups appear to agree about the potential.
- January 25, 2019
Silver Peak's Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN is certified for AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Companies can deploy the product from the cloud providers' marketplaces.
- December 12, 2018
When it comes to SD-WAN technology, deployment options vary, largely dependent on business requirements. But a multiple-vendors strategy might be better than all-in-one SD-WAN.
- November 21, 2018
With the Talari acquisition, Oracle's communications unit gets SD-WAN technology that improves VoIP reliability. But the Talari SD-WAN also lacks important enterprise features.
- November 15, 2018
Security vendor SonicWall added SD-WAN software to its firewall appliances while retail companies are hoping SD-WAN can reduce network complexity, according to a Forrester report.
- November 01, 2018
MEF is making its SD-WAN standard available to members, with public availability expected in 2019. But analysts deem the specifications too low-level to effect change.
- October 25, 2018
With SD-WAN implementation burgeoning, enterprises should ensure they have the internal staff to support the technology. And it doesn't hurt to plan for deployment challenges.
- October 24, 2018
Comcast Business supports Alexa integration with its ActiveCore platform, allowing customers on the go to ask Alexa how their SD-WAN sites are performing.
- October 23, 2018
Users debating MPLS vs. internet for SD-WAN connectivity should take the time to extensively research latency and quality-of-service requirements in terms of application performance.
- October 19, 2018
In this roundup of network blogs, industry insiders dissect SD-WAN's role in application metrics, the future of 5G growth and the evolution of network automation.
- October 17, 2018
Cato Networks hones Cato SD-WAN with 'self-healing' features designed to fight against network failures. Also, Kaloom unveils Software Defined Fabric to improve data center programmability.
- October 11, 2018
In networking news, SevOne adds SD-WAN monitoring support for Versa Networks; HPE announces new hybrid cloud services with Microsoft; and Aerohive updates its A3 service with cloud management.
- September 27, 2018
VMware and Riverbed have integrated their SD-WAN software with Azure Virtual WAN, improving interoperability between the products and Microsoft Azure.
- September 19, 2018
With their respective SD-WAN platform updates this week, Nuage Networks and Talari took a page from Oprah: You get multi-cloud connectivity, and you get multi-cloud connectivity.
- August 31, 2018
The NSS Labs-Cisco tiff raises questions on the validity of licensing that prohibits customers from testing software performance and publishing the results.
- August 29, 2018
Talari combined its SD-WAN service with Meta Networks' NaaS platform, and California Telecom chose Versa Networks for managed SD-WAN.
- August 23, 2018
Cisco wouldn't activate NSS Labs' Viptela license after the testing firm paid between $30,000 and $40,000 for the technology for a comparative NSS Labs report on SD-WAN products.
- August 08, 2018
Companies unhappy with iWAN on ISR can switch to Cisco Viptela. The networking company has integrated the Viptela SD-WAN with IOS XE, the ISR network operating system.
- July 27, 2018
Windstream has introduced technology for connecting the Windstream SD-WAN to public clouds. SD-WAN Cloud Connect will support AWS and Microsoft Azure starting next month.
- July 18, 2018
In a change from forging security partnerships with SD-WAN vendors, Fortinet introduced FortiGate SD-WAN, which integrates SD-WAN into its FortiGate next-generation firewall appliance.
- June 20, 2018
Silver Peak SD-WAN now allows service chaining for Forcepoint, McAfee and Symantec security VNFs. Also, ONF targets four technologies to develop -- and four supply chain partners to help.
- June 14, 2018
As IHS Markit issues its latest report on the increasing SD-WAN revenue, Versa Networks' CEO said he counts Versa SD-WAN success in customer wins, not revenue.
- May 02, 2018
VMware is using its VeloCloud SD-WAN to extend NSX networking to the branch. The move makes NSX the unifier of branch, data center and cloud networking.
- April 19, 2018
128 Technology integrated its routing software and SD-WAN capabilities with white box CPEs from Lanner. Arrow Electronics will preconfigure the software onto the CPEs.
- March 29, 2018
This week, bloggers look into the changes wrought in the branch by SD-WAN routing, endpoint security tools and Microsoft's new SONiC open source software.
- March 29, 2018
Complexity and maturity concerns rank among top SD-WAN challenges, according to a survey from Cato Networks. Also, Juniper's OpenContrail is rebranded to Tungsten Fabric.
- March 21, 2018
Dell has unveiled an appliance for running an SD-WAN or virtual network functions. The Dell Virtual Edge Platform is aimed at service providers and large enterprises.
- February 21, 2018
Riverbed SD-WAN now includes support for private connections to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Other enhancements include support for the Xirrus WLAN.
- February 20, 2018
Enterprises prefer purchasing managed SD-WAN services, rather than taking the DIY SD-WAN deployment approach, according to recent research from Frost & Sullivan.
- February 09, 2018
Vonage offers VeloCloud-based SmartWAN for SMBs while French mobile network operator Orange launches an SD-WAN service on Cisco's virtualized network services platform.
- February 06, 2018
Aryaka adds Radware DDoS security to its global private network to provide another layer of security. Also, Virgin Media Business intends to launch managed SD-WAN with software from Versa Networks.
- December 27, 2017
The additional SD-WAN cost brought more value to the LANs of 189 Nuffield hospitals and fitness centers in the United Kingdom.
- December 13, 2017
When your company acquires another, combining networks can be a chore. But SD-WAN could ease the pains associated with integrating disparate topologies.
- November 27, 2017
The latest version of the VeloCloud SD-WAN lets users configure the software to take corrective measures when network performance degrades.
- November 03, 2017
The VeloCloud-VMware acquisition will mark the first time VMware will compete directly with Cisco in networking. Cisco, however, remains the 800-pound gorilla.
- November 02, 2017
Riverbed releases upgrades to SteelCentral NPM to enable customers to apply network performance metrics to their SD-WAN connections. Also, Riverbed adds Zscaler security.
- October 16, 2017
Companies want SD-WAN to become a piece of a multifunction network appliance for the branch. Therefore, SD-WAN vendors are adding WAN optimization, firewalls and IP services.
- September 15, 2017
Comcast networking now includes the new ActiveCore SD-WAN platform. The company is the first U.S. cable operator to offer the SDN service. Meanwhile, AT&T has unveiled better cloud connectivity.
- September 15, 2017
InfoVista releases Ipanema 9.2 as more enterprises transition to internet-only sites or hybrid WAN with MPLS connectivity. Also, Versa Networks teams up with CA Technologies.
- August 30, 2017
VeloCloud introduced new members to its SD-WAN security program, while Canonical Ltd. and SnapRoute combine technologies to develop an integrated white box switching stack.
- August 10, 2017
The Cisco acquisition of Viptela -- and its available SD-WAN options -- leads one industry observer to believe Cisco IWAN doesn't have long to live. Lumina Networks spins off from Brocade and will continue to support the SDN controller.
- August 09, 2017
Cisco will let IWAN disappear, as customers migrate to the newly acquired Viptela SD-WAN, experts said. Also, Cisco is likely to move the product away from hardware.
- August 03, 2017
The Riverbed Xirrus merger will lead to unified management of SD-WAN and wireless products. Riverbed SteelConnect Manager will get some control over Xirrus access points this year.
- July 12, 2017
Viptela introduces Cloud onRamp for Microsoft Azure and AWS. The new product tailors the Viptela vEdge router for the infrastructure-as-a-service providers.
- May 25, 2017
Service providers are moving quickly to offer SD-WAN as a service. The rush to market has led to partnerships with technology vendors.
- May 01, 2017
Cisco said it would acquire SD-WAN vendor Viptela Inc. in a deal valued at $610 million. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will fortify Cisco's existing SD-WAN portfolio with ...
- March 30, 2017
SD-WAN vendor Silver Peak releases an EdgeConnect update that takes the company closer to a complete branch office networking platform.
- March 03, 2017
In SDN news, Versa Networks announces SD-WAN that supports IPv6, and ONUG releases the speaker lineup for its upcoming spring conference, hosted in San Francisco on April 25-26.
- February 14, 2017
Riverbed cloaks its SteelHead SD-WAN optimization appliance with SteelConnect features to provide security and application acceleration.
- February 06, 2017
This week's SDN news revolves around SD-WAN. Cato Networks introduces an SD-WAN service which merges networking and security, while Viptela and Riverbed roll out managed SD-WAN announcements.
- February 01, 2017
More and more enterprises are using software-defined networking principles in the wide area network, with industry experts predicting that SD-WAN adoption will skyrocket in 2017. In fact, some top analysts expect the market to grow as much as 90% ...
- February 01, 2017
In this software-defined WAN case study, Kindred Healthcare says Viptela SD-WAN technology has made its network more agile and less expensive to deploy and manage.
- February 01, 2017
MTD Products credits the Cisco IWAN architecture with cutting costs and improving performance in the wide area network, ultimately leading to an increase in employee productivity.
- February 01, 2017
In this case study, learn how SD-WAN adoption dramatically simplified a major oil company's wide area network while improving security and increasing flexibility.
- February 01, 2017
Compared to data center SDN companies, SD-WAN vendors seem to have it easy, with a relative slew of satisfied customers eager to share their deployment stories.
- January 09, 2017
The need for stand-alone enterprise routers and optimization technology in the WAN is fading, as SD-WAN products deliver the same capabilities.
- November 22, 2016
Viptela's SD-WAN meets CA Technologies' network performance management in a new partnership; VeloCloud adds voice quality monitoring to SD-WAN services; and AT&T and Colt test SDN interoperability.
- October 06, 2016
AT&T plans to offer the VeloCloud SD-WAN service. The cloud-based offering will join other managed network services in AT&T FlexWare portfolio.
- September 14, 2016
The Riverbed SD-WAN refresh means companies can swap out existing routers; UNH opens a testing lab for 25 GbE; and Gartner warns NAC policies need tightening.
- September 13, 2016
With its new VNF Design Studio, Mushroom Networks says it is providing customers with a whole new set of WAN tools to improve performance.
- September 08, 2016
In recent SDN blogs: One blogger proposes an additional SDN plane; a case study looks at testing HPE Synergy; and a researcher says SD-WAN complements the digital workspace.
- August 03, 2016
This week, networking industry analysts assess the networking hype cycle, Black Hat 2016 and networking in the 1980s.
- May 10, 2016
This week, bloggers explore SD-WAN market consolidation, APIs and SDN, and cybersecurity goals for the next U.S. president.
- May 03, 2016
The latest Viptela vEdge brings SD-WAN to sites that need a router with a maximum throughput of 100 Mbps.
- April 26, 2016
The Riverbed SD-WAN strategy blends optimization, orchestration, management and other services in a single platform, called SteelConnect.
- March 31, 2016
Viptela has partnered with infrastructure performance monitoring software vendor SevOne, integrating the SD-WAN company's platform with SevOne's management dashboard.
- March 30, 2016
IDC released its first study on the SD-WAN market, which is expected to hit $6 billion by 2020. The boom is driven by the growing popularity of cloud-based business applications.
- March 29, 2016
In this roundup of notable blog posts from around the Web, one analyst says SD-WAN could render certain NFV services irrelevant; another has advice for green networking pros.
- February 26, 2016
Verizon has rolled out a managed SD-WAN service using technology from startup Viptela, in addition to a similar service using Cisco IWAN, which it introduced last year.
- January 22, 2016
Riverbed plans to use its recent acquisition of Ocedo to quicken the pace of delivering products in the SD-WAN market.
- January 18, 2016
Cisco's investment in VeloCloud suggests a strong interest in adding cloud-based networking services to SD-WAN products.
- December 22, 2015
Our most-read SDN news stories of the year reveal a collective obsession with SD-WAN, as well as a strong interest in the future of open SDN.