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

TechTalk

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

Zayo

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

Tenable

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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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

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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Security in an SD-WAN World

Kentik

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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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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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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How Machine Learning Will Influence SD-WAN

Altexsoft

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

Kentik

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

Kentik

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

Kentik

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

Zayo

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

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

CTOvision

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

Kentik

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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Is There a Geographic Component in Your Analytic Cloud Architecture?

Teradata

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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Adaptiva: OneSite – Advanced IT Systems Management Software

CTOvision

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

Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

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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Megaport Becomes Expert Azure Networking Managed Services Provider

Megaport

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.

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Partner Spotlight: KAEMI

Megaport

Especially with regard to the hybrid SD-WAN solutions we offer, Megaport will probably be indispensable in the future.”. KAEMI provides standardized and packaged Managed Services including SD-WAN, managed WAN, LAN, security, business continuity, and unified communications.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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Connecting an MPLS Network to the Public Cloud?

Megaport

As enterprises transition from MPLS to SD-WAN networks, part of the journey, in most cases, includes a strategy to connect to the public cloud. Previously, when private MPLS networks were deployed, accessing hyperscale cloud providers may not have been top of mind.

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Connecting an MPLS Network to the Public Cloud?

Megaport

As enterprises transition from MPLS to SD-WAN networks, part of the journey, in most cases, includes a strategy to connect to the public cloud. Previously, when private MPLS networks were deployed, accessing hyperscale cloud providers may not have been top of mind.

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China gets ready to launch eCTD, as companies face a challenging learning curve

DXC

by Winnie Yang and Leslie Wan China is gearing up for the implementation of electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) submissions to accelerate the review and approval of new pharmaceuticals. A year after officially introducing the subject, the life sciences industry in this country is starting to see greater momentum toward implementation. Publication of official specifications […]. Life Sciences eCTD regulatory compliance regulatory content management

XtremIO X2 v6.2 : Full Steam Ahead!

Dell EMC

at Dell Technologies World 2018, we delivered XtremIO metadata-aware replication – the industry’s most efficient replication across a wide area network (WAN). When we released XtremIO X2 with XIOS v6.1

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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Open Cloud Networking-Redefined

Arista

Networking vendors have long touted distinct routers and switches with different LAN/WAN interfaces for different customer use cases.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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How IT Should Rethink Their ‘Networking Game Plan’

The New Stack

One of the most compelling alternatives to the “old way” is Direct Internet Access (DIA), often paired with SD-WAN deployments or redundant setups, and for good reason. But from the perspective of the SD-WAN controller, this tunnel appears to be a single hop from end-to-end.

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TechDocs: GlobalProtect Cloud Service

Palo Alto Networks

A new Integration Guide with vendor-specific tasks that show you how you use GlobalProtect cloud service to secure your SD-WAN and public cloud deployments. GlobalProtect Cloud Service Documentation Has a New Home!

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The Impact of 5G on Enterprise Network Monitoring

Kentik

Many enterprises are replacing their fixed MPLS wide area networks (WANs) with virtualized software-defined WANs (SD-WANs) to reduce costs. Performance -- Wireless networks have historically been seen as a WAN backup when the primary circuit goes down.

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Comparing 4G and 5G Authentication: What You Need to Know and Why

CableLabs

Be sure to contact Tao Wan if you have questions. The 5G (fifth generation) of cellular mobile communication is among the hottest technologies today and is under development by 3GPP.

Navigating the New Networking Landscape In the Era of Public Cloud Computing

Aviatrix

Providing hybrid connectivity between the on-prem resources and the public cloud are vendors with software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), user-to-cloud VPN, and private-circuit offerings. The cloud is a new and different playground.

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Talking Cloud and a Dose of Magic at Fortinet Accelerate 2019

Firemon

One prominent example of this was Fortinet’s announcement of an industry first SD-WAN ASIC to accelerate and secure the WAN Edge. Fortinet is claiming a 10X performance increase with the FortiGate 100F SD-WAN ASIC Appliance.

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How You Should Treat the Network as Software

Dzone - DevOps

However, today’s networks are complex puzzles comprised of many different segments including access networks, data center networks, core networks, LANs internal to a physical location, WANs spread across the world, and virtualized networks, among others.

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WiFi 6 will face 5G competition

CTOvision

In the past, there were clear decisions to make when it came to choosing WAN, LAN, wireless, and cellular technology. Read why Anthony Caruana says that 5G technology will offer serious competition to WiFi 6 technology on ZDNet : The networking business is becoming more and more complex.

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Guest Blog: The Evolving Hybrid Cloud

taos

In order to leverage this flexibility, we’ll need to ensure we’re leveraging 3 core technologies as much as possible to reduce complexity and increase speed: Configuration Management, Application Automation, and SD-WAN technologies.

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