Demand for managed SD-WAN services skyrockets

Service providers must select architecture and a supplier/technology for their managed SD-WAN solutions. CSPs have typically deployed routers on their customer’s premise to connect to their WAN offerings, such as MPLS. Network functions virtualization (NFV) has enabled virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) — typically integrated in house by the largest CSPs. Many service providers have […]
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Demand for managed SD-WAN services skyrockets

SD-WAN uses software and cloud intelligence to simplify delivery of WAN services to the branch office. Software virtualization enables network abstraction that results in centralized network operations and management. It enables the rapid deployment of internet-based connectivity and hybrid WAN (e.g., MPLS and internet) with quality of service and security for critical applications. istock Demand […]
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CloudGenix Launches Industry’s Most Complete SD-WAN Developer Ecosystem

The CloudGenix Developer Ecosystem was designed to give developers access to the information and resources they need to integrate the CloudGenix AppFabric into their existing systems and workflows. CloudGenix AppFabric is a revolutionary SD-WAN platform, and uniquely understands not only the underlying networks, but also the applications themselves. This enables both better control and visibility […]
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Cisco: Severe bug in our security appliances is now under attack

Video: Top 10 malware threats in 2017 Best VPN services Cisco’s Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) flaw with a CVSS score of 10 is now being exploited by attacks. Cisco has updated its advisory for vulnerability CVE-2018-0101 for the second time since warning customers of the critical flaw on January […] Click here to view original […]
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Why is SD-WAN Critical to Your IT Strategy

As the 2010s came around, there has been a historic shift to “Cloud Services”. It’s almost cliché to a point, but it’s true. There is such a large shift in cloud investments, that keeping services on premise is becoming a rarity. For example, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure are making on premise compute […]
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SD-WAN vendors to watch out for in 2018

Versa Networks was founded by brothers Kumar and Apurva Mehta, two former Juniper Networks executives. The brothers aided the development of Juniper’s MX series of routers. While Versa Networks has taken up space within the realm of network functions virtualization (NFV), it has also made strides with respect to the SD-WAN industry. Among its customers […]
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SD-WAN: Making Sense of the Cloud Cuckoo Land

For organizations facing the challenges of legacy networks, SD-WAN is the most obvious answer. The average business user only cares about the accessibility, performance and security of enterprise applications, not where the application is hosted. SD-WAN can help IT teams create a smarter and secure way of accessing cloud applications, reduce operational complexity by simplifying […]
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When to consider SD-WAN managed services

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 […]
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CT, MRI machines face the greatest risk of cyberattack, researchers warn

It was first back in 2012 when a security researcher highlighted the importance of securing not only our PCs but also our connected medical devices after it was found that bugs in transmitters could be exploited to deliver lethal shocks to pacemakers. These devices are commonly connected to hospital networks, and with this connectivity, an […]
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Biggest SDN and SD-WAN news and trends of 2017

It can certainly be said that 2017 was a year of disruption. The disruption, of course, refers to the major SDN and SD-WAN news and trends that occurred throughout the year. If you want to review the highlights from a software-defined perspective, the SearchSDN 2017 timeline below can help […] Click here to view original […]
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