In this Riverbed Tech Talk, A.J. Murray writes about Riverbed’s standout feature, WAN Optimization. Technologies like SD-WAN and WAN optimization are fast becoming a huge game-changer in the way WANs are managed, deployed, and consumed.
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As enterprises evolve to adopt SD-WAN, the first question they encounter is how to smoothly migrate to the new architecture. Faisal Khan explains how SD-WAN should not just solve the connectivity issue but also make the networks simpler.
With thousands of employees working from home, companies need to think out of the box on what they can do to increase employees’ productivity and users’ experience. A poorly performing and clogged broadband network can seriously affect employees’ performance and their communication within the company and to their customers. Blogger, Faisal Khan, explores how Smart WAN optimization solutions can help solve these problems.
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 […]
This is post 6 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” If you have ever been responsible for a network with multiple branch locations, the idea of a “branch in a box” is probably something you have given some thought to. You might have called it by a different name, but generally the […]
This is post 5 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” At first glance, Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD WAN) sounds like another case of SDNwashing (cf. cloudwashing). Is it just some kind of automated configuration of existing technologies dressed up as a new product? What Is SD WAN? Before looking at […]
This is post 4 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” The cloud is changing the WAN Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past few years, you are likely to be at least somewhat familiar with the idea of public cloud computing offerings. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and a […]
This is post 3 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” It may sound like an obvious thing to say, but one of the key requirements for a successful Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution is the ability to make intelligent decisions about where to send each packet. The problem is more and more […]
This is post 2 of 8 in the series “Riverbed SD-WAN Tech Talk” What do you think of when you hear about the company Riverbed? More likely than not, you associate them with being a leading WAN optimization vendor. If you are a bit more in tune with their product lines you might also recognize […]