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Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) News
October 20, 2020
Juniper Networks plans to 'enhance' its Contrail SD-WAN through the acquisition of 128 Technology. 128 has a more advanced SD-WAN that competes with Cisco and VMware products.
July 30, 2020
Jackson Electric Cooperative expects Juniper Mist's new WAN management features to reduce the number of customer trouble tickets and simplify access to network performance data.
July 14, 2020
Hewlett Packard Enterprise's Silver Peak acquisition could significantly improve the software-defined WAN offering that's available today in HPE's Aruba-branded network portfolio.
April 28, 2020
COVID-19 is forcing companies to rethink their workplaces. Medical companies TrialCard and Vohra have turned to SD-WAN and telemedicine, respectively, to keep employees productive.
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In this SD-WAN case study, a dental group with chronic network outages deployed Cisco Meraki to eliminate downtime. Learn more about the software-defined win. Continue Reading
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