MEF is working to define SD-WAN as well as interoperability challenges. (Pixabay) The Metro Ethernet Forum is building out multivendor SD-WAN use cases while also working on a common definition for the popular service. MEF’s Multi-Vendor SD-WAN Implementation project is one of the real-world results of the MEF 3.0 […]
In the eternal words of Yogi Berra, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” So how does this sage advice apply to the new world of application performance and hybrid IT? As the pace of application migration to the cloud continues to accelerate, […]
Enterprise network management teams are shifting their focus toward software-defined networking (SDN) , software-defined data centers ( SDDC ), and SD-WAN , according to a new report from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). Shamus McGillicuddy, author of EMA’s bi-annual Network Management Megatrends 2018 research report, said this is the first […]
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If you own a multi-location business, I bet at one time or another the thought of connecting all the locations popped into your head. Connecting your offices will save you time and money. Simple, right? You just want to get data from one office to the other; how hard or complicated can that be?
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The increase in public cloud adoption has forced organizations to take a closer look at how they can take advantage of SD-WAN benefits. As more traffic moves out of the data center, software-defined wide area networks ( SD-WANs ) have the potential to help organizations curb rising network costs. […]
Versa Networks recently published a report that found software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) adoption is on the rise as a way to improve security. SD-WAN is a way of connecting and securing WANs, which are used by data centers and branch offices, across large-scale distances. Versa SD-WAN and SD-Security […]
More than half (65 percent) of networking professionals worldwide have considered a managed SD-WAN service over a do-it-yourself product, according to a report by Dimensional Research released today. The report, SD-WAN Adoption is Accelerating to Reduce Security Risk , which was sponsored by SD-WAN vendor Versa Networks and surveyed […]
After all, a big attraction with SD-WAN is the ability to aggregate links from diverse carriers into a single WAN easily and transparently from the technology perspective. This works, while making branches more resilient and growth more affordable. It also gives IT buyers more choices than ever when provisioning branch connectivity.
Even if businesses are not currently in the managed WAN space, however, they may want to go that way as they move to an SD-WAN — not because the technology is difficult to handle or time-consuming, but because they anticipate greatly expanding the number of connectivity providers they will deal with.
One of the big benefits of rolling out SD-WAN is it makes the WAN simpler to manage. But simple doesn’t mean zero… Enjoy this article as well as all of our content, including E-Guides, news, tips and more. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its […]
When Kelly Ahuja became president and CEO of SD-WAN firm Versa Networks in 2016, he had worked in the networking industry for 27 years, having started his career at Telesat Canada in 1989. Back then the Berlin Wall still stood and the ability to communicate across borders wasn’t always […]