Cisco expands its SD-WAN software for wider reach, better security

Network World

Cisco has broadened the scope of Cisco SD-WAN software by growing its reach and security, and expanding its support for deploying multi-region WAN fabric.

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Cisco and Google announce joint SD-WAN cloud hub

Tech Republic Cloud

The multicloud network fabric helps facilitate application use across the enterprise and improve customer experience

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WAN challenges steer auto-rental firm to SASE

Network World

Latency and reliability concerns set car rental company Sixt on a path to rearchitect its WAN. WAN challenges steer Sixt to cloud-native SASE deployment (Network World).

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Google Cloud announces Network Connectivity Center to simplify hybrid cloud management

Venture Beast

Google Cloud announced the Network Connectivity Center to integrate management of on-premises IT, as well as cloud-based services. Read More.

3 things to consider before making the leap to SD-WAN

Tech Republic Cloud

SD-WAN is becoming popular with enterprises that need latency-sensitive applications support

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How SD-WAN can improve your security strategy

Network World

One option is to implement a software-defined WAN ( SD-WAN ). I recently talked with Hamza Seqqat, director of solutions architecture at Apcela , to get his take on how SD-WAN affects security strategy. Seqqat helps enterprise organizations redefine their wide-area networks to accommodate the growing use of cloud-based applications and services. In our discussion, he outlined four areas where SD-WAN offers new security benefits.

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Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform buy snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Network World

With an eye towards significantly bolstering its edge networking offerings, Palo Alto has entered into an agreement to buy cloud-based SD-WAN vendor CloudGenix for $420 million in cash.

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How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

Network World

SASE, pronounced "sassy," stands for secure access service edge, and it's being positioned by Gartner as the next big thing in enterprise networking. The technology category, which Gartner and other network experts first introduced earlier this year, converges the WAN edge and network security into a cloud-based, as-a-service delivery model. There will be other SD-WAN vendors jumping on this wagon, and the industry is likely to see another wave of startups.

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Palo Alto grows SD-WAN platform by snapping-up CloudGenix for $420M

Network World

With an eye towards significantly bolstering its edge networking offerings, Palo Alto has entered into an agreement to buy cloud-based SD-WAN vendor CloudGenix for $420 million in cash.

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Koch Industries embraces networking as a service

Venture Beast

Koch Industries transitions to WAN service provided by Alkira as part of its effort to consume IT infrastructure rather than build it. Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page Alkira category-/Business & Industrial cloud services Koch Industries networking WAN

How SD-WAN can improve your security strategy

Network World

One option is to implement a software-defined WAN ( SD-WAN ). I recently talked with Hamza Seqqat, director of solutions architecture at Apcela , to get his take on how SD-WAN affects security strategy. Seqqat helps enterprise organizations redefine their wide-area networks to accommodate the growing use of cloud-based applications and services. In our discussion, he outlined four areas where SD-WAN offers new security benefits.

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Palo Alto shapes SASE package for hybrid enterprises

Network World

Palo Alto Networks has bolted together its SD-WAN and security technologies to offer an integrated, cloud-based, secure-access service edge (SASE) offering aimed at simplifying distributed enterprises.

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Aryaka gains SASE features with Secucloud acquisition

Venture Beast

Aryaka acquires Secucloud to add SASE services to its existing portfolio of SD-WAN services for a post-pandemic world. Cloud Enterprise Security VB Home Page Aryaka category-/Computers & Electronics/Networking/VPN & Remote Access SASE SD-WAN Secucloud

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Survey finds SD-WANs are hot, but satisfaction with telcos is not

Network World

This week SD-WAN vendor Cato Networks announced the results of its Telcos and the Future of the WAN in 2019 survey. The study was a mix of companies of all sizes, with 42% being enterprise-class (over 2,500 employees). All of the respondents have a cloud presence, and almost 80% have at least two data centers. More than 70% had a network with more than 10 locations, and almost a quarter (24%) had over 100 sites.

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Flash Boys, the Capital Markets…and Solving Enterprise Application Performance in the Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

Mirroring the evolution of technology within the global capital markets, many of today’s digital enterprises are migrating to next-generation architectures that integrate network and cloud hubs into enterprise data centers and the WAN. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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SASE or SSE? Don’t let hype distract from enterprise needs

Network World

In particular, there’s been pushback around the idea that SASE should be delivered by a single vendor, as a single integrated cloud service at the network edge.

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How to tailor SASE to your enterprise

Network World

As defined by Gartner, which coined the term, SASE calls for security to be built in as part of the network and delivered as a cloud service, but that might not fit the circumstances faced by all enterprises.

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IDG Contributor Network: The new branch office SD-WAN model

Network World

Wrapping up an SD-WAN workshop session with a client last week, I reflected on how rapidly the branch office WAN connectivity and management model is changing. Some great opportunities are emerging for enterprise IT teams that can materially impact how the network is designed, paid for and managed. Public cloud is driving a lightweight edge security model.

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IDG Contributor Network: Implementing secure WANs in the cloud age

Network World

Cloud-based applications provide IT organizations with an agile and cost effective means for expanding the range of services they provide and delivering new productivity tools requested by teams, departments or lines of business. Despite this growing adoption of cloud services, many enterprises have resisted connecting their remote offices directly to application providers over the public Internet.

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Connections Redefining the Enterprise Network

Cloud Musings

It also describes the imperative for enterprises to redefine their network in order to operate in the modern data economy. With extended digital supply chains supported by business driven IoT technologies operating over a software defined networked environment, the digital economy is directly connected to the larger enterprise. At a minimum, your team must be adept at network management automation, software defined networking and cloud networking operations.

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The impact of 5G and cloud on telco capex and opex

TM Forum

The rise in CSPs moving services to the cloud has exacerbated this trend as the spending they make with cloud service providers is on a usage basis in an as-a-service model. Enterprise demand. Cloud-native systems. to win these enterprise contracts.

Who’s selling SASE and what do you get?

Network World

Secure access service edge (SASE) architecture rolls networking and security into a cloud service, making it easier for enterprises to provide simple, secure access to corporate resources, but it’s still in its infancy.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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Riverbed Releases Enterprise-Class Server Consolidation Solution.

Data Center Knowledge

Riverbed Releases Enterprise-Class Server Consolidation Solution. Riverbed Releases Enterprise-Class Server Consolidation Solution. Riverbed (RVBD) has introduced a new release of its Granite product family, delivering an enterprise-class solution for server and data consolidation. software that adds support for Fibre Channel to its existing iSCSI support, enabling Granite solutions to now support over 90 percent of the current enterprise-class storage array market.

An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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When Using Cloud Computing to Replicate is the Right Idea

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing » Storage. Overview: When to Use Cloud Computing to Replicate. Overview: When to Use Cloud Computing to Replicate. In deploying a cloud computing model, organizations have many options. One cloud computing solution is to deploy the platform as a means for disaster recovery, business continuity, and extending the data center. With flexible “pay-as-you-grow” models, cloud computing can evolve with the needs of your business. About DCK.

Cisco preps now for the hybrid workforce

Network World

Work-from employees will no longer be treated as a second-class citizen, which means they will get best-in-class technology including SD-WAN appliances, cellular backup alternatives, zero trust security support and maybe even battery backup.

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VMware highlights security in COVID-era networking

Network World

As enterprise workloads continue to move off-premises and employees continue to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, securing that environment remains a critical challenge for IT. It's time to rethink security for the cloud.

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Oracle to Buy Carrier SDN Startup Corente

Data Center Knowledge

Technology giant Oracle is acquiring Corente, a carrier software-defined networking startup, which Oracle expects to be able to leverage in SDN-enabled cloud deployments that virtualize both the enterprise data center LAN and the WAN. Shared

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Enabling an MEC application marketplace over a 5G hybrid network

TM Forum

The Catalyst team proposes using software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology as an alternative to a network slice, in order to deliver multi-access edge computing (MEC) applications for a 5G network and beyond and solve the 5G edge compute business problem.

Edge computing: 5 potential pitfalls

Network World

Edge computing is gaining steam as an enterprise IT strategy with organizations looking to push storage and analytics closer to where data is gathered, as in IoT networks. How to choose a cloud IoT platform (InfoWorld). As a result, enterprises are embracing it.

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Composite orchestration is the key to delivering hybrid services through NaaS architecture

TM Forum

Telstra wanted to integrate established service domains, like wireless and transport, while enabling the easy introduction of newer domains, such as cloud and SD-WAN.

Cisco, others, shine a light on VPN split-tunneling

Network World

As the work-from-home trend grows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for secure access to enterprise resources continues to grow and with it the demand for ever-more VPN.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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DTW 2022: Axiata CIO Anthony Rodrigo on lessons learned while building an API marketplace

TM Forum

A CSP is Running on ODA if it meets the following criteria: ODA is its default reference enterprise architecture. added significant complexity via a video surveillance use case that relied on software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN), 5G network slicing and edge computing.

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Making self-service Network slice-as-a-Service a commercial reality

TM Forum

A new Catalyst project is all about demonstrating a faster and leaner way to commercialize and implement 5G network slices that can be deployed and assured with a very high level of automation and cloud native experience.

What are the emerging B2B hotspots for telcos?

TM Forum

Many communications service providers (CSPs) believe that the opportunity for strong revenue growth lies in providing new services to large enterprises. Enterprise-article-Dean-placing-the-right-bets.png. A prime example of this is the use of the cloud by CSPs.

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How NaaS deployment is shaping up

TM Forum

Telstra formally launched its NaaS platform in November 2018 and is using NaaS to provide services to enterprise customers, TM Forum’s Open Digital Architecture and Open APIs along with the MEF 3.0 Early examples focus on SD-WAN. Orange aims for cloud connectivity.

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VMware and VeloCloud announce their networking and security strategy

Network World

It’s been a few months since VMware closed its acquisition of VeloCloud, a prominent SD-WAN provider. In that time, the two companies have worked to integrate their products, and recently they announced a unified strategy called the Virtual Cloud Network. The result is that many enterprises are in a position where their applications are everywhere, and their data is everywhere.

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Delivering B2B and B2B2X value from co-creation

TM Forum

This is driven by an explosion in services that enterprises want to consume in areas like cloud, edge, SD-WAN and security, and also by increasing opportunities for new services tied to multi-sided business models based on partnerships and co-creation.

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An Apple Revolution in Enterprise Computing

Nutanix

WAN is public cloud’s biggest enemy The name of the game is to push content and computing as close to the user as possible.

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How new business models are shaping CSPs' service operations

TM Forum

One of biggest shifts stems from communications service providers’ (CSPs’) fast-growing use of cloud native systems, developed using modular microservice architectures and DevOps methodologies. Telecoms IT has changed fundamentally over the last decade.

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