WAN transformation sparked by 5G, cloud and SD-WAN technologies

CTOvision

Read Luke O’Neill explain how 5G, cloud and SD-WAN technologies could plug the shortcomings of the Wide Area Networks on Tech Target : In the old days, about a decade ago, remote employees would go into a branch office, sit at a desk with a laptop or desktop computer and connect to the company LAN, […]. News

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TNS Taps Fortinet’s Secure SD-WAN Solution

CTOvision

Transaction Network Services (TNS), a leader in fintech payment services, recently announced the launch of TNS Secure SD-WAN which leverages Fortinet’s leading Secure SD-WAN solution.

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Barracuda has launched a new SD-WAN service built on Microsoft Azure

CTOvision

has announced a new secure SD-WAN service built natively on Microsoft Azure. The new Barracuda CloudGen WAN service is the first SD-WAN solution that runs inside Azure […]. Barracuda Networks Inc.

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How to Keep Remote Workers Safe and Productive with SD-WAN

Association of Information Technology Professional

For many businesses, the solution is coming in the form of SD-WAN How can you enhance protections for remote workers and support their activities?

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Cisco tags critical security holes in SD-WAN software

Network World

Cisco has noted and fixed two critical and a number of high-degree vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software portfolio. out of 10–is vulnerability in the web-based management interface of Cisco SD-WAN vManage Software.

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Cloudflare introduces SD-WAN- and firewall-as-a-service offerings

Tech Republic Security

In a bid to replace MPLS circuits and SD-WAN appliances, Cloudflare has introduced Magic WAN and Magic Firewall and partnerships with VMware, Aruba, Digital Realty, CoreSite and EdgeConneX

Speeding Up Cloud Services with SD-WAN

CompTIA on Cybersecurity

Learn how to speed up network traffic and cloud services with SD-WAN

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Cisco warns of five SD-WAN security weaknesses

Network World

Cisco has issued five warnings about security weaknesses in its SD-WAN offerings, three of them on the high-end of the vulnerability scale.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Adding Pen15 Co-Creator and Star Maya Erskine

GizModo VR

That’s because Maya Erskine, best known as the co-star and co-creator of the brilliant Hulu comedy Pen15 , has been cast in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars show on Disney+. Things on Tatooine are about to get a little more middle school.

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Updates From Obi-Wan Kenobi, Naomi, and More

GizModo VR

Kyle MacLachlan teases his connection to David Lynch’s next TV project. Charmed finds a new recurring character. Plus, what’s to come when Riverdale returns, and Alan Tudyk teases the second season of Resident Alien. Spoilers, away! Read more.

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Cisco urges patching flaws in data-center, SD-WAN gear

Network World

Cisco has issued a number of critical security advisories for its data center manager and SD-WAN offering customers should deal with now. On the data center side, the most critical – with a threat score of 9.8

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SD-WAN creates new security challenges

Network World

SD-WAN products have been available for the better part of five years. As any technology matures and moves out of the early adopter phase, the buying criteria changes — and SD-WAN is no different. In 2018, a ZK Research survey asked respondents to rank SD-WAN buying criteria, and security came out as the top response, well ahead of technology innovation and price.

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Aquaman 2's Full Title Was Just Revealed By James Wan

GizModo VR

Director James Wan is set to go back underwater, deep into the heart of the ocean, and have fun with his buddy Arthur Curry. The filmmaker took to his Instagram Thursday to reveal that the title of Aquaman 2 is Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. Warner Bros.

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The Obi-Wan TV Series Has Found Its Tremendous Cast

GizModo VR

Now, as Obi-Wan Kenobi prepares to enter production, we officially know who’s joining prequel stars Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen in the streaming series.

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Data Center Connectivity: Why Your WAN is More Critical Than Ever

Data Center Knowledge

Featured Networking WAN wan optimizationCloud and wireless traffic are breaking new ground. Is your business keeping up? Read More.

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Is SD-WAN a Better Bet for Unified Communications?

Information Week

As momentum continues to build for managed services with SD-WAN, providers try to make the case to migrate communications to these networks

Obi-Wan Kenobi Set Footage Reveals Exactly What You'd Expect

GizModo VR

Space Jam: A New Legacy ’s Toon Squad recruits a Spider-Man star. Emerald Fennell hopes she might get the chance to direct Zatanna as well as watch it. Ryan Murphy wants your help deciding American Horror Story ’s thematic future. Plus, what’s to come as Wynonna Earp reaches its final end.

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IDG Contributor Network: SD-WAN facilitates security on the WAN

Network World

With RSA San Francisco—one of, if not the biggest security show of the year—behind us, it’s a good time to revisit security and SD-WANs. In that blog post, we spoke about vendor approaches to securing the new Internet connections created by SD-WAN. There’s another dimension, though, to SD-WAN security that we didn’t discuss and that’s about the WAN. The WAN: Risk and reward for today’s attackers.

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Data Center Connectivity: How to Use WAN for Competitive Advantage

Data Center Knowledge

Here's how WAN can help your organization's cloud, IT, and data center strategies. Cloud Computing Connectivity Featured Networking WAN wan optimizationIn today's digital market, organizations are trying to find ways to create more competitive advantages. Read More.

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What is SASE? A cloud service that marries SD-WAN with security

Network World

Secure access service edge (SASE) is a network architecture that rolls software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN ) and security into a cloud service that promises simplified WAN deployment, improved efficiency and security, and to provide appropriate bandwidth per application.

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Setting Up the WAN for Cloud Connectivity

Data Center Knowledge

As data demands continue to grow, organizations are using cloud and WAN optimization technologies to help create new business strategies and improve user experience Read More. Cloud Computing Connectivity Featured Infrastructure Networking Virtualization cloud WAN wanop

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SD-WAN may be the future of the hybrid workplace, study suggests

Tech Republic Data Center

92% of IT decision-makers polled by Masergy and Altman Solon say they plan to adopt SD-WAN by 2026, and more than half plan to use a hybrid public/private model

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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. In our discussion, he outlined four areas where SD-WAN offers new security benefits. Data breaches and security threats are a top concern among IT leaders, yet it’s harder than ever to hire skilled security professionals.

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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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Cisco adds AMP to SD-WAN for ISR/ASR routers

Network World

Cisco has added support for Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) to its million-plus ISR/ASR edge routers, in an effort to reinforce branch and core network malware protection at across the SD-WAN. Cisco last year added its Viptela SD-WAN technology to the IOS XE version 16.9.1 More about SD-WAN. How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier. What are the options for security SD-WAN?

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Report: Mirai tries to wrap its tentacles around SD-WAN

Network World

Mirai – the software that has hijacked hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices to launch massive DDoS attacks – now goes beyond recruiting just IoT products; it also includes code that seeks to exploit a vulnerability in corporate SD-WAN gear. More about SD-WAN To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story

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Help Me Obi Wan

IT Toolbox

When old Ben Kenobi sat down with Luke Skywalker to listen to a plea for help from Princess Leia, the audience for the first Star Wars movie saw a hologram of Leia, delivering her message to the Jedi knight. Now, Digital Video Enterprises (DVE), one of the few telepresence solution providers, has announced the launch of the DVE Holo-Suite, which can create ultra-realistic holographic images of people

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Updates From Black Widow, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and More

GizModo VR

Margot Robbie really wants to get Poison Ivy into the DC movieverse. Jason Behr hypes up Supergirl ’s final midseason finale. Plus, a ton of clips from Army of the Dead , and behind-the-scenes on Sweet Tooth. Spoilers get! Read more.

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Report: Mirai tries to hook its tentacles into SD-WAN

Network World

Mirai – the software that has hijacked hundreds of thousands of internet-connected devices to launch massive DDoS attacks – now goes beyond recruiting just IoT products; it also includes code that seeks to exploit a vulnerability in corporate SD-WAN gear. More about SD-WAN To read this article in full, please click here

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Even More Obi-Wan Kenobi Set Pictures Tease a Mystery Role

GizModo VR

Something gets glitchy with Spider-Man: No Way Home. Andy Muschietti teases The Flash ’s new suit for Barry. There’s trouble ahead in Alexandria for The Walking Dead ’s final season. Plus, a new clip from F9 , and Kevin Smith talks Masters of the Universe: Revelation influences. To me, my spoilers!

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Updates From Obi-Wan Kenobi, House of the Dragon, and More

GizModo VR

entertainment_culture fictional characters obi wan kenobi obi batwomanNight Shyamalan offers a teeny tease of his next movie. The DCAU heads to World War II for a new Justice Society film. Idris and Sabrina Elba are partnering with Crunchyroll for a new Afrofuturist anime.

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Cisco patches serious SD-WAN software security holes

Network World

Cisco has patched security vulnerabilities in four packages of SD-WAN Solution software that address buffer overflow, arbitrary file override and privilege access weaknesses that could have led to denial-of-service attacks or access problems.

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How SD-WAN is evolving into Secure Access Service Edge

Network World

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 are a handful of existing SD-WAN providers, including Cato Networks, Juniper, Fortinet and Versa, that are expected to compete in the emerging SASE market. 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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WAN Orchestration Leveraging Big Data

Data Center Knowledge

We are entering an era of branch office and cloud connectivity where a single static WAN resource will not be able to provide service levels that organizations demand from their networks, writes Dr. Cahit Akin of Mushroom Networks. WAN orchestration is a powerful concept that will help facilitate.

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Huge Star Wars Updates: Andor Teaser, Obi-Wan Timeline, Lando Show, and The Acolyte

GizModo VR

disney plus star wars streaming obi wan kenobi cassian andor lando calrissian the acolyte justin simien lando leslye headland hayden christensen ewan mcgregor diego luna cassianStar Wars and Disney+ will continue to get cozy even when The Mandalorain isn’t around.

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Exinda Launches WAN Orchestration Platform

Data Center Knowledge

Exinda''s Network Orchestrator is a WAN Orchestration solution for network managers and administrators Read More. Networking exinda

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SD-WAN creates new security challenges

Network World

SD-WAN products have been available for the better part of five years. As any technology matures and moves out of the early adopter phase, the buying criteria changes — and SD-WAN is no different. In 2018, a ZK Research survey asked respondents to rank SD-WAN buying criteria, and security came out as the top response, well ahead of technology innovation and price.

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Cisco talks 2017 SD-WAN predictions

Network World

There certainly was a ton of hype in Software Defined-WAN arena in 2016 but to be fair there was a lot of actual deployment of technology and services as well. In December Gartner wrote that spending on SD-WAN products will rise from $129 million in 2016 to $1.24 billion in 2020.

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New report looks at SD-WAN deployment and preferences across industries

Tech Republic Cloud

Microsoft Azure earns top marks and financial services lead the way in SD-WAN adoption, according to a report from Barracuda Networks

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Cisco issues firewall, SD-WAN security warnings

Network World

Amongst Cisco’s dump of 27 security advisories today only one was rated as critical – a vulnerability in its Firepower firewall system that could let an attacker bypass authentication and execute arbitrary actions with administrative privileges on a particular device. The Firepower Management Center (FMC) vulnerability – which was rated at 9.8 out of 10 – comes from improper handling of Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) authentication responses from an external authentication server.

Ewan McGregor Says the Obi-Wan Show Is a Limited Series

GizModo VR

obi wan kenobi star trek lower decks batwoman the boys the 100 supernatural the outpost helstrom creepshow save yourselves the omen scream 5 books of blood rob savageAnother iconic hero returns for Screen 5. The writers behind The Conjuring have written an Omen prequel.

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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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What are the options for securing SD-WAN?

Network World

A key component of SD-WAN is its ability to secure unreliable Internet links and identify anomalous traffic flows. SD-WAN technology providers are continuing to increase their native security features and to create robust ecosystems of network-security partners. [ See where SDN is going and learn the difference between SDN and NFV. | Get regularly scheduled insights by signing up for Network World newsletters. ].

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