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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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How SD-WAN Can Improve Application Performance for Global Enterprises

Digital transformation is reshaping how global enterprises conduct business at a significant rate and with the remote and mobile workforce increasing rapidly, accessing mission-critical applications is more vital to business productivity than ever. Even on top of that, businesses are continuing to expand globally. But, using an internet-based SD-WAN could hinder an enterprise’s ability to […]

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Crunching the Numbers on SD-WAN Reliability and Speed: Internet vs. Global Private Networks

How long is 4,000 milliseconds? It depends on who you ask. For global enterprises whose success depends on getting information to the other side of the planet and back quickly and reliably, 4000 milliseconds can be an eternity. Unfortunately, it’s also how long it can take a 100kb file to get from London to Dubai–if […]

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Why Did VMware Buy VeloCloud?

The SD-WAN market is in the consolidation phase of its evolution and corporate pairings are flooding Silicon Valley.  The latest news: VMware has scooped up VeloCloud. The idea may seem strange at first given VMware’s position as the dominant player in server virtualization (Why would it want to get involved with anything WAN?), but in 2012 […]

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4 Spooky Reasons Why the Internet is Slowing Your Business Performance

From vampires and mummies to witches and zombies, Halloween can bring out some scary creatures, but nothing is scarier for an IT manager than slow and unreliable connectivity and application performance. Aryaka recently published the State of SD-WAN Connectivity report that compares SD-WAN deployments that are built on the Internet vs. a global private network. […]

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Five Things to Consider When Evaluating SD-WAN Architectures

Enterprises of every size are migrating mission-critical applications to the cloud faster than you can set up an internet connection. As this shift in application hosting and delivery becomes mainstream, exploration and investment in to SD-WAN solutions for cloud connectivity and network scalability is increasing. However, IT leaders should be careful deploying new SD-WAN solutions […]

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SD-WAN + Internet: The New Corporate Network?

Think the public Internet is a good option for deploying business- and mission-critical applications? Read this post and then download our latest report for the facts. Business is moving to the cloud. Everything, from productivity applications, like Office365, to computing platforms like AWS and Azure, to business-critical SaaS applications like Salesforce and SAP Business ByDesign, […]

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Five Reasons Why Telcos Won’t Solve IoT Connectivity

By 2018, the Internet of Things (IoT) is projected to be an industry worth 470 billion dollars. The changes in networking needs for IoT will open multiple opportunities for both new and existing companies in the connectivity space. IoT services require flexible, stable, and efficient networks. As opportunities grow exponentially, so will the connectivity challenges. […]

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