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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 is the case with Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). The Once-Gold Standard in Secure WAN MPLS was invented and […]

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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, it seems quite evident now we have a front row seat to witness the death of MPLS. How […]

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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 over the past two decades, it seems not much has changed with MPLS. MPLS was designed to provide […]

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Is Google Fiber Going to Solve Your Global Connectivity Issues?

The most talked about ISP is finally coming to the Silicon Valley. Google Fiber was approved to install 2,300 miles of their super-powered fiber throughout San Jose, CA. After conquering tech hubs such as Austin, TX, the 1000Mpbs powerhouse has proven it has what it takes to compete with telecom giants such as AT&T and […]

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Three Reasons Why the Aryaka and Ampito Partnership Is a Perfect Match

Aryaka’s global SD-WAN continues to gain traction around the world. We recently announced our new partnership with the Ampito Group, a technology leader in network, security, and cloud services. Graeme Harold, the Managing Director of mobile and telecommunication services for the Ampito Group said, “Our customers will benefit immensely from Aryaka’s disruptive, best-in-class technology, which […]

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TOP 4 FACTORS THAT DRIVE IT LEADERS TO CONSIDER SD-WAN

Unless you’ve spent the last couple of years hibernating under a rock, it’s impossible for you to have escaped the buzz around Cloud, SD-WAN or Digital Transformation. Looking Up to the Cloud If you are a business, big or small, you are right in the middle of one of the biggest and most disruptive technology […]

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The Network Manager’s “Aha!” Moment

I see the look on their faces all the time, sitting across a conference table, chatting with the corporate IT team. As I explain what our Software-Defined Network Platform does for our customers, their faces change! There is a brief pause and then comes the “Aha!” moment. They’ve just realized that their jobs are about […]

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SD-WAN: GPS For Your Network Traffic?

Public Internet traffic is quickly becoming like traffic gridlock on I-10 during rush hours in LA. Los Angeles Traffic Gridlock Anyone who has visited Los Angeles (LA) or lived in the city in the past would think you have super powers if you could solve the city’s traffic problems. Indeed, traffic congestion is a huge […]

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In SD-WAN We Trust: But Something Is Still Missing

SD-WAN seems to be approaching the peak of its hype cycle. It is mentioned in quite a few articles. The overall view on it is extremely optimistic. Predictions on the segment’s growth are bold. For example, IDC anticipates that the SD-WAN market will grow at a rate of 90 percent, hitting $6 billion by 2020 […]

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Not all SD-WANs are Created Equal

The technology industry loves to over use buzz words. Descriptors like “mobile”, “intelligent”, “connected” and even “2.0” all dominated vendor speak at different times. The latest buzz word that seems to be reaching that overused crescendo state is ‘software defined’, particularly when it comes to wide area networks (WANs). The need is certainly there. The […]

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How a social gaming company achieved 8X faster access to Amazon web services

The Tigers were about to beat The Warriors at a multiplayer real-time strategy video game and win the Gaming World Championship Playoffs when a series of network issues hit the tournament. The lag caused the playoffs to be rescheduled, and The Warriors ended up winning the rematch and the $2 million prize money. You can […]

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SD-WAN: WHY APPLICATION PERFORMANCE IS STILL AT RISK

In January this year, thousands of IT managers descended upon Ft. Lauderdale to attend the NFV & SDN Expo. Everywhere I looked, people were talking about one thing: how software-defined networking (SDN) technology is going to transform the way that IT teams deploy, use, and manage their corporate network. And it didn’t come as a […]

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