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Here’s What No One Tells You About Application Performance
An increasing number of businesses are relying on mission-critical applications for better efficiency, collaboration, cost savings, and revenue generation. The ugly side of dependence on such applications is the negative impact they can have on the business[...]
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Requirements for a New Enterprise WAN
A few weeks ago, Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners invested in series D funding of Aryaka’s global SD-WAN. The investment arm of the major telecommunications company made a historic decision to look toward the future of enterprise networking[...]
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The Slow Death of MPLS
Sometimes, I feel sad for technologies. When they first emerge they are exciting, new, and innovative. But eventually every technology, no matter what problem it was initially created to solve, will be surpassed by something better. Such[...]
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3 Tips for Successful Office 365 Deployment for a Global Workforce
When global enterprises need 24/7 access to a SaaS product like Microsoft Office 365, a missed moment can make a massive difference to the bottom line. Office 365 is one of the most popular tools for global[...]
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MPLS is on Life Support: A Case for Pulling the Plug
For years we’ve been predicting and enabling the transition of enterprise networking away from legacy MPLS. With major telcos like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon, and others, partnering with SD-WAN vendors to offer their own version of the solution,[...]
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5 Questions MPLS Providers Hope You Won’t Ask
For 20 years, MPLS has been the enterprise answer to providing the organization with stable and reliable connectivity. Today, MPLS providers still serve a $30 billion+ market. However, though a lot has changed with the enterprise WAN[...]
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McKinsey CIO Survey Highlights Cloud Adoption Changing the Enterprise WAN
According to a recent survey from McKinsey & Company, CIOs and IT Executives from a variety of industries are now moving more of their IT workloads to cloud services. For legacy networks and edge-device providers who still[...]
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4 Major Impacts to SD-WAN in 2017
In 2016, the market began to show signs that many IT leaders were looking at SD-WAN as an alternative to MPLS for their enterprise network. According to Gartner, the SD-WAN market has over 2000 paying customers and[...]
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CloudWorks Magazine Features Major EMEA Partnership Between Aryaka and Videns IT Services
The December issue of the European tech magazine, CloudWorks, had their cover story on the recent partnership between Aryaka and the Dutch technology solution provider, Videns IT Services. Below are some of the highlights I’d like to[...]
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Top 4 Reasons CIOs are Driving to SD-WAN
Enterprises of all sizes are in the midst of the largest and most disruptive technology revolutions today. The advancement of cloud, SaaS, and mobile computing are set to reshape how organizations and enterprise IT work with data[...]
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Is it Time for a WAN Reset? Gartner Looks at SD-WAN: The Future of Enterprise Networks
“The WAN is a mess!” proclaimed Gartner Analyst, Andrew Lerner, during their recent Data Center Infrastructure and Operations conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lerner was the host of two major sessions focused on the network at[...]
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According to Gartner: SD-WAN Will Change the Enterprise
SD-WAN has become the biggest trend today in enterprise networking. A recent blog by Gartner noted analyst, Bjarne Munch’s reaction to the space as being, “…on the brink of one of the most dramatic changes in WAN[...]
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