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Freight company wins, wins and wins again with SD-WAN service
Freight company wins, wins and wins again with SD-WAN service
Mark Baker, the former CIO of JAS Forwarding Worldwide, a recognized leader in global freight forwarding and logistics, found a network solution to support his company’s effort to consolidate and centralize its global ERP resources, and then[...]
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Manufacturing Company Wins Big with New SD-WAN Service Platform
Manufacturing Company Wins Big with New SD-WAN Service Platform
Glenn Hensley, IT infrastructure manager at Makino, a leading maker of manufacturing tools for a range of vertical industries, was running out of patience with the wide area network linking company facilities in North America, Asia, and[...]
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Chemical Company Solves Knotty Network Problem with a Global SD-WAN Service
Chemical Company Solves Knotty Network Problem with a Global SD-WAN Service
Platform Specialty Products (PSP), now Element Solutions, grew through acquisition and the process left the company with a global network pieced together with inherited parts that was complex, hard to manage and had begun to limit options[...]
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CIO of Semiconductor Company Solves Critical Network Problem Using a Fully Managed SD-WAN Service
CIO of Semiconductor Company Solves Critical Network Problem Using a Fully Managed SD-WAN Service
Kenny Gilbert, CIO of TDK InvenSense, hadn’t been on the job for more than a few weeks when employees started lining up at his door to complain about the performance of the company’s wide area network. TDK[...]
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MPLS Networks: What You Need To Know
MPLS Networks: What You Need To Know
In many ways, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks are the glue that holds business operations together. Without them, a good portion of modern-day productivity as we know it would come to a grinding halt. More and more[...]
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How CIOs Solve Office 365 Performance Woes with a Global SD-WAN Service
How CIOs Solve Office 365 Performance Woes with a Global SD-WAN Service
City & Guilds Group’s CIO Alan Crawford had a global problem on his hands. Employees in a newly acquired company in New Zealand were having difficulty using the organization’s Microsoft Office 365 service that employees used to collaborate.[...]
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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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How Global Connectivity Impacts the Convergence of Information Technology and Operational Technology
How Global Connectivity Impacts the Convergence of Information Technology and Operational Technology
Previously, operational technology (OT) was isolated solely in the machines used for manufacturing, energy maintenance, and logistics. Though many of these tools for monitoring had digital controls, they were closed and not connected to a network. The[...]
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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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SD-WAN Best Practices for Manufacturing and Digital Transformation<br/><span style='font-size: 85%;text-transform: none;letter-spacing: normal;'>How IT Can Help Global Enterprises Increase Productivity up to 20x</span>
SD-WAN Best Practices for Manufacturing and Digital Transformation
How IT Can Help Global Enterprises Increase Productivity up to 20x
In a recent study conducted by Aryaka, the average data response time for a 200MB file ranges from 68 to 135 minutes over Internet based network infrastructures, depending on the distance. If you calculated the amount of[...]
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5 Ways to Manage Network Complexity with a Network and Application Visibility Portal
5 Ways to Manage Network Complexity with a Network and Application Visibility Portal
Compared to what typical enterprise network architectures looked like a decade or so ago, current global WAN deployments are like a complicated maze and continue to increase in complexity. What used to be a simple hub and[...]
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Network as a Service: Consume or Construct
Network as a Service: Consume or Construct
Cloud adoption is on the rise and the need for optimal connectivity is greater than ever. According to a recent forecast from Gartner, cloud computing remains a major driver of IT spending. Research indicates by 2022, more[...]
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