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...
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...
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...
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...