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Four Questions to Ask Before Deploying SD-WAN

SD-WAN has become the definitive buzzword in enterprise networking, and if you’re a decision maker in IT, chances are the technology has come up in conversation. According to Gartner, by 2018, 40% of WAN edge infrastructure will be based on SD-WAN or something similar. What is SD-WAN? In a nutshell, software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) […]

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5 Ways to Build a Compelling Case for SD-WAN

A Nemertes Research Study reported how SD-WAN is a potential game-changer for wide area networking. SD-WAN has the potential to save enterprises millions in network costs, reduce bandwidth, increase business agility and lower support tickets. But, your IT teams must build a compelling business case for making this transition. Here are 5 ways to build […]

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Global MPLS Alternatives: What You Need to Know

As we look to the future of business, globalization is not going anywhere. In fact, your company is likely to grow its global footprint in the coming years as more and more organization increase their footprints outside the U.S. With that in mind, it’s more important than ever to have a network that can keep […]

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Analyzing the Core Performance Difference in SD-WANs

SD-WAN solutions have been making inroads into the enterprise by delivering application performance improvements, reducing network complexity at branch offices, and reducing costs in some cases, but buyer beware: There are two primary underlying connectivity options, and application response times for one are four times better than the other. That was one of the core […]

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SD-WAN Pros and Cons: Which Deployment is Right for You?

How many branches does your company have? Maybe it’s a handful, or maybe it’s dozens of offices around the world. No matter what the answer is, chances are at least some of your users’ internet traffic is routed to a central data center before being passed onto the Internet. This practice, also known as backhauling, […]

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Getting Started with SD-WAN in 2018

Chances are that SD-WAN has come up in conversation with your IT department. If it hasn’t already, then it’s sure to be a hot topic of conversation in 2018. According to IDC, SD-WAN sales will grow at a 69% compound annual growth rate, hitting $8.05 billion in 2021. With this rapid growth and so many […]

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What is SDWAN and Which One is Right for Your Business?

SDWAN is the biggest trend in enterprise networking today. Companies of all sizes are looking toward this next generation WAN technology as the best alternative to legacy networks to connect far-flung offices to resources hosted in the data center and the cloud. Many analysts and research firms expect the market to reach into the billions […]

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Using SD-WAN and UCaaS to Improve Global Enterprise Communications

You can battle proprietary on-premises video conferencing tools and deal with buffering errors, or enjoy a smoother experience via the cloud. In this distributed, global business climate, we don’t always have the luxury or travel budget for face to face meetings. In those instances, many global enterprises have turned to Unified Communications as a Service […]

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8 SD-WAN Predictions for 2018

The SD-WAN market is still white-hot, as buyers turn to the technology to cost effectively meet burgeoning bandwidth demands while realizing benefits such as simplified WAN management and better application performance. What’s not to like? In fact, there is so much upside with SD-WAN that vendors and service providers new and old are rushing to […]

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How to Choose an SD-WAN For Your Global Enterprise Application

If SD-WAN has not come up yet in conversation with your IT department, chances are it will in the new year. According to IDC, the SD-WAN market is expected to reach $1.19 billion by the end of 2017, as enterprises look to solve network challenges created by the increase in mobile users, big data, and […]

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Could SD-WAN Acquisitions Hurt Global Enterprises in 2018?

Would you sign on with a partner if you knew within a year they would be looking to move off in a new direction? Probably not. But that’s essentially the reality enterprise buyers face as they evaluate SD-WAN technologies today.  The market is rife with new players but is rapidly contracting as legacy infrastructure vendors […]

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The State of SD-WAN Connectivity: Performance By the Numbers

What would you do with an extra 4,000 milliseconds in your day? Probably not much because the time would be over before you even knew it began. But what about an extra 4,000 milliseconds (4 seconds) every time you did something in Salesforce or Zoom or Office 365? These applications, used by distributed teams around the […]

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