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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 Bonanza:  Cato Networks Grows By…..353%?!!!!!

SD-WAN Bonanza: Cato Networks Grows By…..353%?!!!!!

If you haven’t heard already, Cato Networks just announced an investment of $55 million as part of a broader press release around recapping their 2018 results. That’s a remarkable achievement for any company let alone an SD-WAN company in a market filled with several...

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SD-WAN Expert and ONUG: Consider Connectivity Options

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

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

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

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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