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Five Key Considerations When Using SD-WAN to Accelerate Office 365
Five Key Considerations When Using SD-WAN to Accelerate Office 365
Enterprises migrating to Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud-based offerings are learning the hard way that application performance varies wildly when end users are dispersed around the globe. Microsoft reports that more than 50% of its commercial Office customers[...]
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SD-WAN Security Best Practices for Multi-Cloud Connectivity
SD-WAN Security Best Practices for Multi-Cloud Connectivity
Cloud platforms and SaaS applications have created more connections across diverse locations, and global enterprises are finding that they require a defense in depth security strategy to protect their digital resources. So what strategies using SD-WAN can[...]
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Eight DIY pitfalls global SD-WAN as-a-Service deployments eliminate
Eight DIY pitfalls global SD-WAN as-a-Service deployments eliminate
Are you walking the tightrope trying to orchestrate the daily management of your MPLS or hybrid networks around the world? As enterprises move applications to the cloud, they face challenges finding reliable and scalable WAN solutions capable[...]
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MPLS Network Pros and Cons: Factors to Weigh for Your Global Business
MPLS Network Pros and Cons: Factors to Weigh for Your Global Business
Many global organizations are faced with the decision of whether to move away from MPLS in favor of other alternatives. Unfortunately, there’s no one size fits all solution to this question. The answer largely depends on the[...]
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How Latency, Packet Loss, and Distance Kill Application Performance
How Latency, Packet Loss, and Distance Kill Application Performance
Latency, packet loss, distance, and application performance. What do all these terms have to do with each other? If you manage IT networks for a global enterprise, it’s important to step back and look at big picture,[...]
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The Difference between SD-WAN and CDN
The Difference between SD-WAN and CDN
Sometimes there is confusion between what a Software Defined-WAN (SD-WAN) does and what a Content Distribution Network (CDN) can do.  After all, both are used to speed up the performance of applications, but for two different areas.[...]
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Five Reasons Why It’s Time to Consider an SD-WAN Refresh
Five Reasons Why It’s Time to Consider an SD-WAN Refresh
From bandwidth to consistency, there are a lot of reasons why an organization should consider SD-WAN over MPLS or the public Internet. With so many factors to consider, it can be tough to determine which option is[...]
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SD-WAN Market: Winners and Losers
SD-WAN Market: Winners and Losers
SD-WAN is growing fast, delivering quantifiable benefits to enterprises and reshaping technology markets. The stakes are high and the playing field is shifting, so the question is, which suppliers will be left standing when the dust settles?[...]
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Regional SD-WAN vs. Global SD-WAN: What’s the Difference?
Regional SD-WAN vs. Global SD-WAN: What’s the Difference?
  Regional SD-WAN Over Internet Global SD-WAN Over Private Networks Software Defined-Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) are just what the doctor ordered to solve connectivity issues for global locations, but not all SD-WAN tools can adequately address global[...]
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6 Tips for Choosing a Content Delivery Network
6 Tips for Choosing a Content Delivery Network
How many times have you heard that content is king? If you’re in the content creation business, probably more times than you care to remember. But if you can’t get your content to your audience in a[...]
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SD-WAN: What Should Global Enterprises Building Multi-Clouds Consider?
SD-WAN: What Should Global Enterprises Building Multi-Clouds Consider?
According to IHS Markit research, global enterprises are ramping up their SD-WAN adoption cycle, with market revenue reaching $444M in 2017 and expected to hit $3.6B by 2022. With this rapid growth, it’s important that enterprises are[...]
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CIOs: Is the Cloud driving you Crazy?
CIOs: Is the Cloud driving you Crazy?
Today’s CIOs face a number of heavy demands in building and managing a network for their global employees. Enabling workers to access cloud applications from anywhere, any time, on any device can be a difficult balancing act[...]
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