Tags: SD-WAN

MPLS Explained

Multi-protocol label switching is a way to insure reliable connections for real-time applications, but it's expensive, leading enterprises to consider SD-WAN as a way to limit its use. The thing about MPLS is that it’s a technique, not a service — so it can deliver anything from IP VPNs to metro...
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Managing and Securing the WAN is a Struggle for Companies

In December, Versa sponsored an independent survey conducted by Dimensional Research  of 308 network professionals across five continents at organizations with 1,000-plus employees. The goal of the research was to capture how companies manage and secure their networks across branch locations. The...
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SD-WAN Demands Different Network Monitoring

ThousandEyes, a company that does network monitoring, says software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is making visibility more difficult, so it has created agent-to-agent tests to make it easier to pinpoint issues in both the forward and reverse paths. SD-WAN is becoming a popular technology...
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Enterprise networkers have organized: Here are their demands

A user group for enterprise IT managers is taking on software-defined networking, calling for new technologies they say would better serve enterprise needs. On Tuesday, the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) announced initiatives behind four technologies that it says would help enterprises build and...
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Interop: SDN Growing to $12.5B, SD-WAN to $6B

With Software Defined Networking (SDN), Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and the overall disaggregation of networking from hardware, IDC's view is that now is an exciting time for networking. At the 2015 IDC Interop breakfast meeting the analyst...
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