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Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) News
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 30, 2019
A Cisco marketing program is getting a new look as the vendor refreshes its partner marketing training and rolls out a new comarketing service focused on digital campaigns.
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This SD-WAN glossary delves into the various capabilities, technologies and components that encompass SD-WAN, explained with 15 concise definitions. Continue Reading
A few SD-WAN certifications do exist, but they're heavily focused on specific vendors and their respective products. Find out why market-wide certs are unlikely. Continue Reading
Reap SD-WAN's multiple benefits by knowing ahead of time what the likely issues will be and the options available at the implementation and management stages. Continue Reading
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Secure Access Service Edge -- or SASE -- architecture transitions from network design that revolves around the data center to a model based on identity and user context. Continue Reading
The battle between VPN vs. SD-WAN returns. In this clash, see how realistic SD-WAN appliances are for remote and mobile workers compared to VPN connections. Continue Reading
If you are currently considering initial investigation into SD-WAN procurement, you'll know how many moving parts are involved. In this article, I'll discuss 17 features and benefits together with ... Continue Reading
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Organizations may want to consider the effect SD-WAN and edge computing could have when combined. Make sure to consider all options before choosing a combination model, however. Continue Reading
Before an SD-WAN implementation, you'll want to run the system through a battery of tests to check for things like failover, packet delivery and traffic segregation. Continue Reading
Don't deploy SD-WAN without a solid network security strategy. IT teams should address four specific areas to ensure adequate security and protection against network threats. Continue Reading
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SD-WAN technology has its fair share of risk factors, some of which include security, deployment and quality of service. Find out how your IT team can prepare for these challenges. Continue Reading
Many organizations say security is a top priority for their business, but most lack the necessary resources to thoroughly secure their networks and cloud services. SD-WAN could help. Continue Reading
SD-WAN can be a natural progression for enterprises facing a network infrastructure upgrade. But a refresh with SD-WAN deployment requires more than a 'hope for the best' attitude. Continue Reading