SD-WAN Implementation isn’t as easy as 1,2,3

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Network Performance, Network Security

When companies talk about digital transformation, the reality is that bringing mission-critical applications to the cloud isn’t a company’s end goal – it’s a means to an end. Businesses are looking to harness the full benefits of SaaS and cloud-based infrastructure to reduce costs and improve scalability, accessibility, and security. But getting there, however, requires re-thinking the one-time staple of …

SD WAN: Technologies Wonderful Conundrum

Brandon Fogliano Network Performance, Uncategorized

Almost everyone has heard the term SD WAN, or software defined wide area networking, but most still are not totally sure what it is all about.  An “SD WAN Conundrum” as I like to call it, leads to many questions. Similar to when the word “cloud” became popular, businesses may wonder: What is this vague magical word, what can it …

Is SD-WAN for you?

Brett Harney Application Performance, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, Network Performance, Unified Communications

Listen to what your business is telling you. With the deluge of cloud applications today – Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Unified Communications (UC) solutions, and much more – we’re asking a lot of our traditional networks. WANs are being pushed to their limits, carrying increasing amounts of data to and from multiple branch offices to mobile users, and to the …

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Myth Busters: 4 Truths About SD-WAN

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Network Performance

Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) continues to be a trending topic in the networking world. SD-WAN is a relatively new approach to designing and deploying wide area networks to meet business and application performance requirements, combining application performance-enhancing capabilities with centralized orchestration for rapid service deployment. The more we hear about it, the more the facts get mingled in with speculations, until we …

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What Makes SD-WAN So Revolutionary?

Brett Harney Bandwidth management, Communication, Network Performance

SD-WAN (Software-Defined WAN) is the trending buzzword in the network communications world. At its core, SD-WAN utilizes centralized controlling to direct traffic via the strongest and fastest path. It combines the major benefits of SDN, cost efficiency and flexibility, and reproduces them using a WAN, allowing users to take advantage of all possible pathways, including public internet, to get the most value …