Gartner Recognizes Cisco WAAS as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
I’m very excited and proud to announce that Gartner has placed Cisco into the Leaders quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization. We believe this accomplishment reflects the...
Mo’ Traffic, Mo’ Problems: How to Turbo Charge Business Growth across the WAN
Today’s successful business leaders recognize that mobile apps, immersive web content and high definition video are all essential to elevating customer engagement and empowering employees – not to mention growing...
IWAN Wed: What is Intelligent WAN?
Imagine that you have several branch offices that are using WAN demanding applications like Salesforce.com, Office 365, Virtual Desktops, Video Teleconferencing and more. You are using those expensive MPLS/VPN WAN connections as you don’t want to risk it and probably because when you started to work there it was already there and … why mess […]
Delivering Application Optimization for Office 365
We in IT are faced with many challenges from our end users. From IT costs to application performance, while always keeping an eye on our network security posture. This reminds me of a sign on the wall of my auto mechanic’s shop: Good, Fast, Low-cost. I was always told I am allowed to pick only […]
Data Center Replication: WAN Optimization vs. Bandwidth Upgrade
During the past years WAN optimization devices were used to optimize end-user traffic mainly. Employers connecting to remote applications can achieve better user experience if a couple of WAN optimization are deployed. Typically web applications, file sharing and email can be well accelerated: end users can increase their productivity with a little investment. On the […]
Momentum is growing for the Cisco ISR-AX!
It has been a couple of weeks since its launch and we are seeing lots of interest in the Cisco ISR-AX! I have been hearing from customers, partners and folks worldwide about how they are using the new ISR-AX platforms now and get a router, VPN, firewall, intrusion prevention, cloud/web security, AVC (NBAR2, QoS, NetFlow, […]
Cisco ISR-AX is Now a Part of the Integrated Services Router Family!
On March 12th, Cisco announced the ISR-AX and how Cisco is changing the game, reducing complexity and making it simpler for enterprises to deliver and manage application delivery to users. Cisco is expanding the role of our Integrated Service Routers (ISRs) to deliver application-centric networks that provide granular visibility, control, and optimization without additional devices […]
A Better (and More Affordable) Way to Deliver a High Quality Application Experience from Anywhere
Today, marks an important milestone in the history of routing, as Cisco introduces ISR-AX (Integration Services Router Generation 2 with Application Experience) and redefines the role of the router as the application delivery platform. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBw18_S3jus Quintiles – a biopharmaceutical in Durham, North Carolina – has experienced, first-hand, the benefits of an application aware router. They […]