Report: SD-WAN Shift to the Cloud Accelerates

The rate at which software-defined wide area networks (SD-WANs) are being consumed as a cloud service appears to be accelerating in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Report: SD-WAN Shift to the Cloud Accelerates appeared first on

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Cato Networks Offers Instant SD-WAN Service

Cato Networks has added an instant-on capability to its software-defined wide area network service (SD-WAN) service to make it easier for IT teams to provide employees with remote access to applications. The post Cato Networks Offers Instant SD-WAN Service appeared first on

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Making SD-WAN More Secure and Flexible

Managed service providers (MSPs) leverage the power of software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN) to offer higher quality services […]. The post Making SD-WAN More Secure and Flexible appeared first on

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WAN transformation sparked by 5G, cloud and SD-WAN technologies


Read Luke O’Neill explain how 5G, cloud and SD-WAN technologies could plug the shortcomings of the Wide Area Networks on Tech Target : In the old days, about a decade ago, remote employees would go into a branch office, sit at a desk with a laptop or desktop computer and connect to the company LAN, […]. News

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How SD-WAN Is Driving Business Continuity in a COVID World

The post How SD-WAN Is Driving Business Continuity in a COVID World appeared first on Blogs Infrastructure/Networking IT as Code COVID network security network visibility SD-WAN software-defined networking

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What’s the difference between WAN optimization and WAN acceleration?


Technically, there is not a difference between WAN optimization and WAN acceleration. As a matter of fact, WAN acceleration is a type of WAN optimization. Application Performance Bandwidth Management WAN Optimization WAN AccelerationThis is a trick question!

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Top Five Questions to Ask when Considering SD-WAN


As a trusted WAN service provider for many years, Zayo is the expert in all things WAN. So when I was asked to represent Zayo as a panelist at this year’s WAN Summit in New York City, I welcomed the chance to talk about what sets us apart in a highly competitive industry. SD-WAN.

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Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution Powered by VMware: Offering Even More Modernization

Dell EMC

That Cloud-based innovation extends to the Edge with SD-WAN. Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution powered by VMware delivers a set of software-defined tools that can boost application performance and maintain quality of service for mission-critical applications like voice, video conferencing, and VDI.

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Aryaka’s Fourth Annual State of the WAN Report Reveals 2020 Insights From 1000+ Global Enterprises

Top Issues Include WAN Complexity, SD-WAN Adoption and Migration to Managed Services; Future Plans Include AI/ML, 5G and IoT Adoption SAN MATEO, Calif.

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A Critical Piece of Your SD-WAN Visibility


SD-WAN, one of the most disruptive network technologies of the past few years, has a fast rate of adoption. Enterprises adopting SD-WAN are driven by key factors such as WAN cost savings, application performance improvement, management and operation simplification, and more.

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Multiple Vulnerabilities Found in Citrix SD-WAN Center and SD-WAN Appliances


Tenable Research has discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in both Citrix SD-WAN Center and the SD-WAN appliance itself that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to compromise the underlying operating systems of each. On July 2, Citrix released SD-WAN version 10.2.3

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Lessons from Google on Converging Network Technologies with SD-WAN


Today, SD-WAN is an overlay. However, these systems are evolving, and as they do, we can see the future coming together where SD-WAN becomes increasingly intelligent and driven by multiple signals. SD-WAN is also a critical way to overlay across multiple vendors and technologies.

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SD-WAN Must Tackle the Multidomain Problem

The New Stack

SD-WAN (software-defined networking in a wide area network) was originally touted as a way to leverage both private (MPLS) and public (internet) networks to route traffic to the most appropriate network. Over time, SD-WAN has evolved and enabled the acceleration for more innovative services.

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How to Implement Enterprise WAN in a Multicloud Strategy

The New Stack

Not surprisingly, enterprises for whom cloud and multicloud are a meaningful part of the architectural agenda will find that they should expand their architectural ambitions beyond the clouds all the way across the wide area network (WAN). Step One: Forget the WAN.

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Critical OS Command Injection Vulnerability in Citrix SD-WAN Center Discovered


Tenable Research has discovered a critical vulnerability in Citrix SD-WAN Center that could lead to remote code execution. On April 10, Citrix released a security bulletin for CVE-2019-10883, an operating system (OS) command injection vulnerability in Citrix SD-WAN Center 10.2.x

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SonicWall Adds Multi-Gigabit Switches to SD-Branch Portfolio

SonicWall has added a line of multi-gigabit switches to its software-defined (SD)-branch offering that unifies the management of wireless access points and firewalls that include software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) capabilities.

Internet Underlay Visibility is Critical for SD-WAN Overlays


Looking back at the flood of announcements and the flurry of M&A activity, it’s fair to say that 2017 was the “Year of the SD-WAN.” Or at least the year that SD-WANs were permanently etched into our collective consciousness.

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Security in an SD-WAN World


Protecting Availability for Internet-based WAN Sites. SD-WAN is one of 2017’s hottest networking technologies. Last week at Cisco Live was no exception; Cisco’s $610M acquisition of Viptela in May made for a lot of SD-WAN buzz. For enterprises, SD-WAN makes a lot of sense.

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Cisco Aligns With Google to Meld DevOps and NetOps

The extension of a partnership between Cisco Systems and Google to drive tighter integration between their respective software-defined wide area network (SD-WANs) offerings and cloud platforms promises to accelerate the convergence of NetOps and DevOps.

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Enterprise IT in 2014 – Under-the-Radar Challenges with WAN Bandwidth, BYOD, and XP Security


Limited WAN Bandwidth. In a 2014 Next-Generation WAN Survey , 68 percent of respondents said demand for WAN bandwidth will increase over the next year. As the number of connected devices grows—from smartphones to tablets, and more—this strain on WAN bandwidth is inevitable. However, only 15 percent of those surveyed said they were planning to expand WAN capacity.

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Laying the Foundation for a Successful Digital Future

Blogs Infrastructure/Networking IT as Code digital transformation IT infrastructure network functions virtualization network modernization NFV SD-WANDigital infrastructure is under mounting pressure from a variety of powerful technology trends.

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New Innovations in PAN-OS 9.1: SD-WAN and More

Palo Alto Networks

SD-WAN for comprehensive branch security. SD-WAN for Comprehensive Branch Security. Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has transformed the way distributed enterprises do business. Watch our webinar: “ What’s New in PAN-OS 9.1 – SD-WAN and More.”.

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Why SDN’s Hot Streak Continues in 2020

Infrastructure/Networking IT as Code cloud cloud adoption SD-WAN sdn software-defined networkingThe software-defined networking (SDN) market is expected to grow by double-digits between now and 2023, driven by the increasing mainstream adoption of this technology.

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Better Together: Security + SD-WAN by Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks

By Koroush Saraf, VP, Product Management for SD-WAN. A SASE solution converges connectivity (SD-WAN, VPN, QoS, etc.) To further drive momentum for our SASE, Palo Alto Networks now offers the most secure SD-WAN solution in the industry. SD-WAN from Palo Alto Networks.

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The Industry’s Most Comprehensive SASE Just Got Better with CloudGenix

Palo Alto Networks

Continuing the momentum, last month we announced our intent to acquire CloudGenix , a leading cloud-delivered SD-WAN vendor. As an SD-WAN technology partner of Palo Alto Networks, CloudGenix, integrated with Prisma Access, has proven to be a valuable solution for customers.

How Machine Learning Will Influence SD-WAN


Additionally, we’ll look at how artificial intelligence is itself becoming embedded in SD-WAN solutions as industry leaders and government-backed researchers look to further refine important large-scale IT networks. What is SD-WAN technology. The key advantage of SD-WAN is the separation between the routing plane and the control plane. SD-WAN deployments are increasingly popular among forward-thinking enterprises. Why Machine Learning Needs SD-WAN.

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News in Networking: Security-Defined Networking, SD-WAN, and Container Strategies


SD-WAN is still hogging the spotlight, but CenturyLink says it’s “no quick fix.” CenturyLink: SD-WAN No Quick Fix (Light Reading) The hype of SD-WAN is here. This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team. This week the meaning of SDN changed.

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Modernizing Your WAN: The Digitization of Everything, and an Easier SD-WAN Experience

Dell EMC

We live at unique moment in time where personal experiences are being ubiquitously digitized. Some of the more common experiences are financial experiences like depositing a check or executing a stock trade with a mobile device.

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News in Networking: SD-WAN for $3.3B and Facebook’s Free Open/R Networking Tool


This week, we learned the SD-WAN market is forecasted to reach $3.3 Here are those headlines and more: Cisco, VMware in SD-WAN market ‘two-horse race’ (SDxCentral). VMware and Cisco have acquired the two SD-WAN market share leader positions, making the SD-WAN market a two-horse race for the number-one spot,” said IHS Markit Analyst Cliff Grossner according to SDxCentral. Charter taps SD-WAN to boost off-net reac (Light Reading).

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News in Networking: Meeker’s Internet Trends, SD-WAN Adoption, and OS Networking


SD-WAN is not top-of-mind for IT professionals — at least not yet, according to a new survey. Survey Says: SD-WAN is No Panacea (Light Reading) Results of a new study conducted by 451 Research and commissioned by Cato Networks shows the SD-WAN market is growing. However, according to the 350 survey participants working in the IT space, only 20 percent reported plans to deploy SD-WAN in the next year. This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team.

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News in Networking: VMware for SD-WAN, Google’s SDN, and Chevron’s Cloud


This week, VMware announced plans to acquire SD-WAN startup VeloCloud. VMware announced Thursday that it is acquiring VeloCloud, a startup that provides cloud-based WAN. This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team. Google released a new Andromeda SDN to reduce its cloud latency. SoftBank, Facebook, Amazon and others made plans to lay a 60-Tbps undersea cable from Juniper. And Energy giant Chevron selected Microsoft as its preferred cloud provider.

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Minimize Your Chance of Network Disruption: Three Questions You Need to Ask


Consider Zayo’s SD-WAN solution to support your redundancy needs. Integrating Zayo’s secure SD-WAN solution allows you to build in a secondary connectivity protocol using IP-VPN and broadband or LTE. Blog cloudlink IP Transit Mitigation Network Outages SD-WAN

Adaptiva: OneSite – Advanced IT Systems Management Software


It provides system administrators with the ability to run SCCM from a single site with no DPs for distribution, and no impact to business WAN traffic. Communications Companies Company GreenIT Companies Adaptiva microsoft OneSite operating system System Center Configuration Manager WAN Wide area network Windows XP

The Time to Modernize Your Edge is Now

Dell EMC

Or perhaps you could say we took it to the edge, with the Dell EMC SD-WAN Solution powered by VMware. If you’ve been following Dell EMC Networking at all over the past year or so, you’ve likely heard a bit about our collaboration with VMware.

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Is There a Geographic Component in Your Analytic Cloud Architecture?


Moving part of your analytic ecosystem to the cloud requires the inspection of all the ecosystem elements to make sure they perform well over a WAN.

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Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider


Developing and expanding their networking capabilities, the company has produced a number of new services over the years with some more recent feature enhancements including but not limited to: Virtual WAN, ExpressRoute Direct, Azure Firewall. Launching ExpressRoute in 2014, Microsoft has evolved the service far beyond an alternative network access point to Azure over the public internet.

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Extend Your Organization’s Reach with Software-Defined Wide Area Networking

The New Stack

Ashwath was also a founder of Assured Access Technologies, which developed WAN access and aggregation products. Building a business case to adopt SD-WAN requires taking into account the savings realizable not only in costs, but benefits in terms of agility, flexibility and simplicity.

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