2017 Predictions for SD-WAN (#sdwan)
SD-WAN adoption is increasing and the market is estimated to grow to between $6B and $1.24B by 2020. Why? Here are three key trends that will be impacting the branch and WAN in 2017.
Over 1400 Customers Have Set the Foundation for Their Digital Transformation
Just over a year ago Cisco announced the general availability of APIC-EM (#APICEM), a software defined networking (SDN) platform for the enterprise branch, campus and WAN. In just over 12...
SD-WAN and ACI Momentum at Open Networking User Group
Next week (3rd-5th November) the Open Networking User Group (ONUG) meets at New York University in New York for...
Cisco Intelligent WAN Delivers on SD-WAN Business Requirements
I was excited to attend the Open Networking User Group Conference last week at Columbia University in New York. The Open Networking User Group is a community of IT business leaders who exchange ideas and best practices for implementing Open Networking and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) designs. One of the ONUG working groups is the SD-WAN […]
Secrets to Ensuring Application Performance at the Branch
Ensuring application experience at the branch is a daunting task. IT must look beyond traditional WAN challenges (like bandwidth, transport type, and speed) to applications experience. As time-to-market becomes a pillar of enterprise’s competitive advantages, application experience is key to ensuring fast service and high customer satisfaction. In today’s connected world, users demand instant connectivity […]
Making it easy to deploy Cisco’s Intelligent WAN
We continue to see great interest and momentum around our Intelligent WAN solution but there is one thing we are hearing loud and clear from our customers; the...
Security or Hybrid WAN’s? Do you need to choose?
Security is hot topic on everyone’s mind and for IT it is a constant challenge to stay ahead of the latest threats and vulnerabilities that their organizations face on a daily basis. Take a quick look at the news and it won’t take you long to find an article talking about the latest cyber attack […]
Looking for cost savings? Start with the branch.
Our 2013 IT Impact Survey highlighted the importance of collaboration between business leaders and IT as trends like BYOD, data center consolidation and Cloud applications put more pressure on the network. Why collaborate? The survey highlighted that 34% of application roll outs over the prior 12 months were delayed because of not enough budget. You […]