The CP List: 20 Top SD-WAN Providers You Should Know

**Editor’s Note: Did you miss our list of 20 top UCaaS providers offering products and services via channel partners? It’s here . Being a successful SD-WAN provider takes continuous innovation, offering a wide range of options, and effective support and simplicity, all in a highly competitive field. Acquisitions like […] Click here to view original […]
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The wild wild world of Wide Area Networks…. Public Internet – MPLS – VPN – SDWAN – MetroEthernet

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? Omega […]
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SD-WANs get IPv6 support from Versa

According to Kumar Mehta, founder and CDO of Versa Networks by supporting IPv4 and IPv6 for SD-WAN and SD-Security, customers will have the flexibility to design their WAN under IPv4 today and protect it from obsolescence as they switch over to IPv6 in the future. Shutterstock Software Defined Networking vendor Versa this week added support […]
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MPLS, SD-WAN Not an Either/Or Scenario

MPLS provides the backbone for many enterprise data network architectures, primarily for its ability to manage services between major hubs, such as data centers. But it’s not as well suited for branch offices, particularly if a business is frequently opening or moving offices. In fact, Burke points out, the lead time for provisioning MPLS has […]
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SD-Branch market expected to reach $3 billion by 2022

SD-Branch solutions are initially best suited for new deployments (green field sites), mobile sites, and small offices. Lean IT departments can benefit from the ease of deployment and management capabilities of SD-Branch technologies. The best use cases for SD-Branch are: istock As long as I have been an industry analyst, network engineers have tried to […]
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SD-WAN benefits emerge as public cloud adoption climbs

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. […] Click here to view original […]
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SD-WAN helps radiology firm cut costs, scale bandwidth

Funaro believed that by re-architecting the network and using SD-WAN, he could give his users a better experience with applications. By replacing the expensive MPLS connections, he could use the money saved to get better bandwidth for applications for SaaS applications, while using SD-WAN to reduce latency on WAN traffic. SD-WAN provides dynamic connectivity optimization […]
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SD-WANs Can Offer Secure Access to Cloud Services

  When it comes to cloud computing security is always top of mind. As a result, a lot of attention gets paid to the networks used to access cloud services . Historically, IT organizations have depended upon the inherent segregation of MPLS lines. But there was always a small risk […] Click here to view […]
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IoT & SD-WAN: A Match Made in Heaven?

“The IoT era is here and I strongly encourage business and IT leaders to consider how the business will evolve once everything is connected. However, before going down that path, take a step back and deploy an SD-WAN to simplify your WAN architecture, so your IoT initiatives can scale quickly and securely and in line […]
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SD-WAN Architecture is a Good Fit for the Cloud

One of the key benefits of SD-WAN is that it can save a company money, and as noted above, some of those cost savings are associated with the transition to COTS hardware. But it’s not always that simple. There are multiple ways to deploy software-defined wide area networks ( SD-WAN ) but nearly all include […]
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