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Among the enterprise-focused SD-WAN companies, a lot of solutions rely on deep packet inspection. It makes a lot of sense, it allows you to see specifically what application traffic is coming through the network, and allows you to do useful analysis. But deep packet inspection does have some performance and security considerations to take into account, and depending on compliance, might not be a viable option. That’s why I was interested to hear about Silver Peak’s SD-WAN solution. It’s an enterprise focused solution, but because of their WAN optimization heritage, doesn’t reply on DPI.
Microsegmentation seems to be getting a lot of buzz in the virtual networking space, especially when it comes to network security. VMWare’s NSX leads the category, but we’re seeing a lot of competition from a variety of vendors. Each seems to have their own spin. Brandon Carroll is intrigued by Nuage’s approach. Whereas some other vendor […]
This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Viptela SD-WAN Tech Talk Spring 2016” The primary driver for organizations to move to a new technology is often cost savings. If a technology is doing an adequate job of meeting needs then replacing that technology often must have some kind of justification. Faster speeds and […]
This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Viptela SD-WAN Tech Talk Spring 2016” Today’s network has evolved over the years. Modern networks use software defined technologies to enhance service delivery, build in consistency, and lower costs. We’ve seen this happen in large part in the data center. While the data center is one […]
This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Viptela SD-WAN Tech Talk Spring 2016” The Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market is a burgeoning one with technology largely built out of necessity due to the lack of agility of carriers to respond to our growing customer and business needs. Given what may seem […]
Drew Conry-Murray of Packet Pushers comments: The torrid growth projected for the SD-WAN market means that a ridiculous number of competitors will be able to sustain themselves for a long time. There’s a lot of money pouring into SD-WAN right now. That means lots of long runways and starry-eyed exit strategies. It will be interesting to […]
This is post 8 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” Today, Riverbed has officially announced the release of their SD-WAN solution. The name of the product line is SteelConnect™ and, as expected, has unified the visions of Riverbed’s in-house development initiative named Project Tiger and Ocedo’s unified connectivity fabric approach. Let’s take […]
This is post 7 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” In this series of posts, we’ve looked at a number of solutions that apply to most companies today, including WAN optimization, SD WAN, and Riverbed’s acquisition of Ocedo bringing LAN switching, wireless networking and the ability to create multiple AWS VPC mesh […]