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Gartner SD-WAN

Silver Peak, VMware, Cisco Leaders in Gartner’s Edge Magic Quadrant

Gartner last month released its first-ever Magic Quadrant for WAN edge infrastructure. The complicated named belied the focus of the “MQ” on SD-WAN. VMware, Cisco and Silver Peak were named to the “Leaders” category. Silver Peak, in the press release announcing its...

SD-WAN Expert and ONUG: Consider Connectivity Options

The calendar just turned toward November, election day and the holidays. News from the SD-WAN sector is not slowing, however. The latest is that the MEF reports that an SD-WAN spec is expected next year, CenturyLink is now offering a managed service based on Cisco...

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Installing Circuits – A Practical Touch

Selecting your SD-WAN technology is just one step of your WAN transformation.  Getting your DIA and broadband circuits installed requires good planning, communications, and time.  You might have received quotations from carriers stating installation time frames of 90...

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Internet Variability and SD-WAN- ONUG 2018

The annual NY meeting of the Open Network User Group (ONUG) has just ended, with over 1000 attendees from major enterprises in attendance.  I had the honor of presenting research results about the internet CORE, which discussed my empirical research of the variance of...

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News Update from the SD-WAN World

The dog days of summer have hit, but that isn’t stopping news from happening in the SD-WAN world. Here are highlights from the week of July 30: Vulnerability Found in VMware NSX SD-WAN In late July, Critical Start's Section 8 Penetration Testing Team found an...

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News Update from the SD-WAN World

Here is what's news in the SD-WAN World for the week of July 22 Cato Networks Unveils Identity-Aware Routing Cato Networks announced several enhancements to Cato Cloud, it's SD-WAN as a service this week, most notably identity-aware routing. The idea is to abstract...

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News Update from the SD-WAN World

July 4th weekend might be behind us, but now’s still a good time to catch up on your reading. Here’s a roundup of some of the important introductions and commentary from the SD-WAN world. Silver Peak Announces Client, Funding Silver Peak made two significant...

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