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Broadband vs. DIA: Research Shows Cost and Feature Differences Between Access Services for SD-WAN

All too often, IT teams make the mistake of thinking about Internet access services as a commodity, failing to consider how well connected a provider is with the rest of the Internet. Picking the right Internet service, especially internationally, can be extremely...
SD-WAN Buyer Alert: The Hidden Costs of 4G/LTE

SD-WAN Buyer Alert: The Hidden Costs of 4G/LTE

It’s well known that 4G/LTE is a natural partner of SD-WAN, forming a key component in last-mile resiliancy strategies. But 4G/LTE also brings certain characaeristics that with the wrong SD-WAN solution can wrack up costs -- as one of my customers learned the hard...

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6 Tips For a Better SD-WAN Evaluation Process

6 Tips For a Better SD-WAN Evaluation Process

So you've decided to move ahead with SD-WAN. Congratulations. As you start evaluating vendors, there will be all sorts of questions around speeds and feeds to ask, of course. But how can you gather that information in a way that's as painless and effective as...

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Six Mistakes Vendors Make When Answering SD-WAN RFPs

Six Mistakes Vendors Make When Answering SD-WAN RFPs

Over the years, we’ve run the SD-WAN RFP selection process for dozens of enterprises. And during the time, I can’t tell you how many times SD-WAN vendors have asked, “What makes for a good RFP response?” We’ve spoken about the challenges of writing a good RFP, but...

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Catching up with Cato Networks

Catching up with Cato Networks

Cato has had quite a year so far. The company raised $55 million back in January, introduced an integrated managed threat detection and response (MDR) service in February, and added advanced malware detection capabilities. I recently sat down with the vice president...

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Viptela Cisco Integration Update

Viptela Cisco Integration Update

It’s been 22 months since Cisco rocked the industry by acquiring SD-WAN leader, Viptela. To find out the status of acquisition and learn more about what Cisco has in store for Viptela, I sat down with Anand Oswal,  Senior VP, Engineering for the Enterprise Networking...

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SD-WAN News Bytes

SD-WAN News Bytes

Hello, SD-WAN watchers. Here’s our weekly news update on all that’s been happening in the world of SD-WAN over the past week. Below we look at:Spectrum SD-WAN: The World’s Longest Beta? Citrix Upgrades Security After BreachSD-WAN: The Road to Intent-based...

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