Wed 13 March, 2019

3 steps to take before deploying SD-WAN

2019-03-13T20:26:04+03:00Wed 13 March, 2019|Tags: , , |

As enterprises develop network strategies and technical roadmaps, one hot technology that will be on their radar is SD-WAN, a significant transformational solution in networking and a major change from the MPLS status quo that most enterprises have deployed. As bullish as we are on SD-WAN, we recomm..

Tue 12 March, 2019

How to shop for CDN services

2019-03-12T20:05:00+03:00Tue 12 March, 2019|Tags: , |

Content delivery networks have been around for more than a decade, but many enterprises are taking a new look at the perks and specialization that today’s CDN services have to offer. Why the renewed interest? The cloud-first movement, all-things-video, IoT and edge computing are all bringing sexy ba..

Mon 11 March, 2019

Nvidia grabs Mellanox out from under Intel’s nose

2019-03-12T03:54:55+03:00Mon 11 March, 2019|Tags: |

After months of speculation, Mellanox found a suitor -- and it was a surprise, to say the least. GPU leader Nvidia snatched up the networking vendor for $6.9 billion, topping a rumored previous offer of $6 billion from Nvidia’s nemesis, Intel. The acquisition ends months of rumors of a suitor for Me..

Mon 11 March, 2019

Software-defined perimeter brings trusted access to multi-cloud applications, network resources

2019-03-12T03:54:56+03:00Mon 11 March, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Many companies today have a hybrid approach to their networking and IT infrastructure. Some elements remain in an on-premise data center, while other portions have gone to the cloud and even to multi-cloud. As a result, the network perimeter is permeable and elastic. This complicates access requirem..

Mon 11 March, 2019

Survey: Cloud monitoring, management tools come up short

2019-03-11T19:48:34+03:00Mon 11 March, 2019|Tags: , , |

(Editor’s note: Recent research by Enterprise Management Associates takes a look at how enterprises regard cloud management tools. This article by Shamus McGillicuddy, EMA’s research director for network management, details highlights of “Network Engineering and Operations in the Multi-Cloud Era,” a..