It’s not exactly news that enterprise businesses are moving workloads to the cloud; pretty much any analyst firm you poke will agree that cloud adoption will keep increasing in 2018, whether as IaaS (Infrastructure As A Service) or Saas (Software As A Service), and maybe even a little PaaS (Platform As A Service) . While the benefits and risks of the cloud itself are fairly well established at this point, enterprises are still struggling to adjust to the new demands being made of the WAN (Wide Area Network). This post examines some of the challenges introduced by IaaS and SaaS, and looks at ways to improve the user experience, both during service migration and after the workload is fully moved to the cloud.
This is post 3 of 4 in the series “FutureWAN 18 Tech Talks” Sometimes the combination of single parts create together something that is greater and enables us to reach a breaking point. A moment of true gestalt. Imagine if there were a self driving electric car waiting for you on every corner. At this […]
As the features of SD-WAN mature, a new wave of organizations are looking to implement SD-WAN technology. Organizations are finding the security capabilities of SD-WAN incorporated with features likes transport independence, intelligent traffic steering, and built-in redundancy are too compelling to ignore for their next WAN refresh.
Do enterprise organizations care what they’re plugging into so long as they get secure, reliable, fast, and cheap public WAN connectivity? In most cases, I don’t think they do. Whether it’s traditional MPLS terminating right at the branch or the latest SD-WAN device, what’s important isn’t the type of technology, but the business requirements the technology meets.
SD-WAN is a hot topic for enterprises of all shapes. What is SD-WAN all about today? And where is it headed in the future? Tom Hollingsworth explores SD-WAN and highlights a key virtual conference coming soon that will help you get all the info you need.
On today’s show, each of our roundtable panelists chose what was the hot ticket item of 2017. Tune in to hear their arguments why 2017 was the year of SD-WAN, HCI, Net Neutrality, or Data Management!
This is post 6 of 16 in the series “IT Origins” Eyvonne Sharp is a Network Architect and co-founder of Network Collective. She has over two decades of experience in enterprise networking, currently based out of Louisville, Kentucky. You can follow Eyvonne on Twitter, LinkedIn, her blog, and on Network Collective. What’s your IT origin […]
Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how First American Title deployed Viptela SD-WAN to their branch offices and how it impacted their WAN resiliency. He discusses the ability of the solution to fail over between circuits and how circuit reliability is easy to track with Viptela’s dashboard.
As business moves to the cloud to embrace applications and infrastructure offerings, how can network administrators continue to ensure that the network performs at a level acceptable to users? Viptela Cloud onRamp offers some insights.
What happens when your software provider forces you to move to the cloud? Read on to find out how Viptela helped Acadia Healthcare solve their cloud dilemma.