#IWANWed

August 13, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wed: Three reasons why you should consider Cisco WAAS

There are a billion reasons (okay, I may be exaggerating but you get my point) why you should choose Cisco WAAS as THE WAN optimization solution for your company.  But today, I want to emphasize the following three: #1. Not your ordinary WAN optimization With Cisco WAAS, you’re not just getting WAN optimization but much […]

August 6, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wed: What’s the use for IWAN?

Cisco Intelligent WAN or IWAN is a solution from Cisco to optimize and better utilize your branch WAN connectivity. It addresses several aspects of WAN concerns like cost, security and application experience.  There are many challenges that IT is facing today in the enterprise world and I would like to address the top three in […]

July 23, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

#IWANWed: Harness the Power of Web Within the Enterprise Branch

In the ever-changing world of enterprise branch environments, a high number of businesses are planning to migrate their WAN to the Internet. To be exact, Nemertes Research (Benchmark 2012–13 Emerging WAN Trends) estimates that number to be close to 50%.  That’s 50% of businesses migrating to Internet for WAN. And why is that happening? Enterprises […]

July 16, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wed: LiveAction 4.0 True Scalability at Any Scale

LiveAction 4.0, shipped in late June 2014, brings increased scalability to enable users the ability to see thousands of devices across their entire network on a single pane of glass. It provides centralized visibility and management enhancements while leveraging the intuitive user interface and robust troubleshooting capabilities that LiveAction has become known for. Through a […]

IWAN Wed: Say “Yes” and “Now” with Akamai Connect

Has this happened to you? The line of business comes to you one day and says they have this great new idea to train the sales teams.  “Let’s use YouTube videos”, they say.  Or the CMO comes to you and says, “digital signage will increase our revenue if we can promote this next new line […]

June 25, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Bandwidth Alone Will Not Solve Branch Application Performance

For years, many IT organizations have been addressing slow application performance by adding more bandwidth. With broadband speeds available at over 100 Mbps, and the future of Fiber-optic at 1 Gbps, you would think bandwidth would solve all our application problems. However, many organizations are quickly learning that bandwidth on its own is not the […]

April 30, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

IWAN Wed: The Case for Direct Internet Breakout at Branch and IWAN

Cloud services and SaaS applications is enabling customers to accelerate their business processes and improve employee productivity while lowering their total IT spending. The Cisco IWAN solution is helping organizations adopt cloud applications with an improved user experience by enabling local internet breakout from the branch environment, thus helping eliminate the need to backhaul internet-bound traffic […]