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Frost & Sullivan - Aussie SD-WAN deployment set to explode
A survey has found that 51% of Australian enterprises plan to deploy SD-WAN in the next 12-24 months as WAN optimisation remains critical.
SD-WAN adoption growing, but MPLS is here to stay - report
The report represents 850 companies in five industries: manufacturing, healthcare, banking, financial services and insurance, healthcare, retail, technology.
Silver Peak VoIP withstands ‘torture test’ for quality
Leading network test lab puts EdgeConnect through its paces which maintains toll-quality VoIP service over broadband, even with more than 55% packet loss.
SD-WAN infrastructure market growth continues unabated
Leaders in the market include Cisco with Meraki, VMware, Silver Peak and Riverbed.
Why SD-WAN is the next big thing in unified communications
"With SD-WAN, businesses can easily move to a split tunnel architecture with local internet breakout, enabling users to access UCaaS services."
SD-WAN puts traditional routers on notice
Leading IT organisations are deploying SD-WAN solutions with software-based routing, displacing traditional branch router architectures.
Zscaler expands capabilities with new partnerships
Zscaler increases partnership ecosystem to enhance network and security transformation capabilities for enterprises.
Silver Peak adds Symantec, Forcepoint, McAfee to partner alliance
They join the likes of Palo Alto Networks, OPAQ, Zscaler, and Fortinet in a rapidly expanding security alliance ecosystem.
How virtual services drive real local internet breakout benefits
How the rise of SD-WAN has simplified local internet breakout deployments, and why security is still a pervasive issue.
Step up your network security with SD-WAN
Not just any SD-WAN solution can offer the right levels of network security.
How a WAN can enable commercial strategy execution
When assessing capabilities to execute commercial strategy, including the capacity to scale the operation and resources, consider the WAN.
Think chip shots, not moon shots when it comes to SD-WANs
ZK Research founder and principal analyst Zeus Kerravala gives his top ten tips on how to deploy and optimise SD-WAN.
Why service providers need more than one option for managed SD-WAN
While it’s always good to streamline your portfolio, it’s also important to think about all potential use-cases. Ovum chief analyst Mike Sapien explains
SD-WAN enables a new cloud-first branch strategy
Silver Peak discuss how SD-WAN can facilitate a stronger link to cloud services for an organisations remote branch.
The security challenges of SD-WAN - and how to defend against them
Silver Peak's recent report details the benefits of SD-WAN over traditional WANs, its imminent security challenges, and how to fortify against them.
Service providers need more than one option for managed SD-WAN
An Ovum analyst says service providers must develop broader differentiated managed SD-WAN service portfolios to cover the expanding customer segments.
Expert says deploying an SD-WAN is about chip shots, not moon shots
ZK Research's founder provides his ten steps on deploying an SD-WAN - a series of chip shots rather than one big drive to the moon.
Global service provider opts with Silver Peak for SD-WAN offerings
After a comprehensive evaluation of a number of SD-WAN vendors, a subsidiary of the KDDI Corporation has partnered with Silver Peak.
How technology is edging closer to the self-driving WAN
Silver Peak's Graham Schultz assesses how far off the self-driving WAN really is.
NSW government awards NEC 12 month SD-WAN proof of concept contract
The company has also partnered with Silver Peak and Cisco Meraki on the project.
Dell EMC pulls networking out of the past with new SD-WAN platform
“[This is] similar to what happened in compute when mainframe and Unix-based servers were superseded by x86 systems."
Service providers’ secrecy is losing them business
SD-WAN service providers should invest in marketing campaigns to promote their managed SD-WAN service offers to avoid being ‘out-shouted’ by vendors.
How SD-WAN is accelerating the multi-cloud migration
Silver Peak's Nav Chander discusses how SD-WAN can be the key to an easier and more efficient multi-cloud solution.
Rethinking WAN architecture to match business use cases
There are a wide variety of approaches to SD-WAN, each focused on a different use case or customer base.
Survey: App dev is surging, but how are businesses doing it?
Today “every company is in the software business" to get a competitive edge, and this survey reveals how app dev is affecting IT teams.
Whitepaper: How to explain why IT security needs more budget
Do you want to convince your higher-ups that IT and security need more budget?
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
Whitepaper: Why it’s critical to detect cyber attacks as they happen
"Many organisations are struggling to keep pace with the speed in which hackers are attacking their systems."