Can SD-WAN really help organizations accelerate cloud adoption? Can SD-WAN technology end the dependence on costly hardware and instead focus on being truly software defined? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the recent announcement of CloudBlades from CloudGenix and how it looks to help professionals leverage cloud software at the network edge.
Can you build a modern SD-WAN network without using tunnels? 128 Technology thinks that you can and they have the services to prove it. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at their presentation from Networking Field Day 20 and how they’re building tunnel-free networks.
Is your SD-WAN solution just for you? Or are you looking to build it out as a managed service? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at Infovista and their new Ipanema offering and how it can jump start your MSP as they move into the SD-WAN market.
Disruption is a part of IT no matter how big or small. Cloud is a major driver of disruption today. How can you leverage SD-WAN to make your cloud migration a bit more successful while minimizing disruption? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Cisco Viptela can help.
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Can SD-WAN innovate through software alone? Or can custom hardware ASICs make the difference in performance? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at the Fortinet presentation from Networking Field Day and discusses how ASICs may be the key to Foritinet finding their ante in the SD-WAN market.
The cloud doesn’t have a magic wand that allows you to wave away networking planning or complexity. And sometimes your architecture isn’t going to fit perfectly into the cloud model the way that you might like. Tom Hollingsworth makes the case why you need the networking expertise of a company like Cisco Viptela to help you work around the restrictions inherent in a cloud environment.
Building out your SD-WAN solution needs to include a look at how public cloud will impact your decisions. For large companies, like Koch Business Solutions, that choice is even more complicated. Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at how Koch is building a successful hybrid SD-WAN and public cloud deployment on Amazon AWS.
In a world of networking built on standards, the hottest new technology isn’t anywhere close to being based on them. Should SD-WAN not be deployed until it has been through the standardization process? Ethan Banks has some great thoughts about why this isn’t as big of a deal as you might think.
SD-WAN is now a technology that everyone needs to be looking at. But what if you can find someone to do all the hard work for you? Tom Hollingsworth takes a look at a new SD-WAN as a Service provider, Sproute Networks, to find out how they can help.