Gartner defines the WAN Edge Infrastructure and profiles leading vendors.
“By year-end 2017, more than 40% of WAN edge infrastructure refresh initiatives will be based on vCPE platforms or software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) software/appliances versus traditional routers (up from less than 5% today).” More >
NetScaler and the Swiss Army knife have got more in common than you might think.
Organizations are getting more geographically dispersed and highly mobile employees require access to their apps from anywhere. When providing access to virtual apps and desktops over insecure networks, it can be more challenging to ensure compliance while also providing a LAN-like experience. More >
Gartner defines the SD-WAN market and provides an analysis of vendors offering SD-WAN. More >
Through 2018, more than one-third of desktop as a service (DaaS) pilots will fail, due to network performance or latency issues.” Don’t let yours be one of them More >
Over a decade ago, at the turn of the century, MPLS started to replace Frame Relay as a network architecture. Today, it’s the turn of MPLS to give way to a new architecture that offers the responsiveness, efficiency and flexibility required for a new era. More >
The Danish Ministry of AgriFish provides mobile connections to staff working at sea More >
Software-defined WANs are efficient, resilient and flexible. They can even outwit a slightly crazy CTO equipped with wirecutters. Read Gartner’s Market Guide to discover why the analyst firm describes the benefits of this rapidy-emerging technology as “significant” and “compelling”. More >
What makes WAN potentially the single highest recurring cost in your IT budget? Explore the issues and find out why WAN virtualisation means MPLS and expensive add-ons are not the only way to get the connectivity you need. More >
Cloud computing and mobility have changed the way we work. They have also changed the way we connect to our enterprise networks.
A Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) WAN service that connects branch offices to datacentres is no longer enough to meet the needs of end users.
With the increase in cloud and mobile connectivity to enterprise systems, what is the impact on your WAN? Explore the key issues and find out what network planners need to consider if they are to implement a unified WAN to cover MPLS and internet connections in the future.