Tag: network

Managing Last-Mile SD-WAN Performance

The adoption of software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) gives enterprises more agility and flexibility, as well as increased security for managing a network handling cloud solutions. Unlike a local network, where there is complete control over the design, global SD-WAN introduces new challenges. Managing the middle-mile and backbone performance and…

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Utilizing the Edge for Connected Devices

The use of the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new levels of productivity and efficiency is exploding, particularly in healthcare settings. These connected devices can do everything from monitoring a patient’s heart rate to determining the perfect timing for adding a particular ingredient in a bread factory. While the…

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Achieving Application-Aware SD-WAN

Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has been increasingly deployed among enterprises adopting cloud solutions and other technology that produces new complexities for the network. While it offers better control and visibility, as well as the ability to automatically route network traffic based on software requirements, many enterprises also expect improved…

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Tips on Planning Your Digital Transformation

The world is getting “smarter,” technologically speaking. Paper has been in use for more than 2,000 years, and in the past decade, more and more businesses have finally found the means by which to go paperless. It’s through digital transformation that this is possible. Aside from saving money on paper…

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Four Questions You Should Ask a Potential SD-WAN Provider

Networks are becoming more complex due to cloud technology and a flood of additional endpoints to secure, and more enterprises are turning to software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN). This approach to network management provides a virtual overlay for the physical network infrastructure that allows more visibility and control for configuration…

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Creating Big Expectations for SD-WAN While Managing Potential Challenges

Enterprises managing the ever-increasing complexity of networks impacted by cloud technology, artificial intelligence, and a flood of data transmissions are looking to software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) as the key to all their solutions. It’s true that SD-WAN is the answer to many of the challenges complicating modern networks, but…

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Planning For a Successful SIP Trunking Implementation

Session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking is a technology that, while simple in concept, is complex in deployment. The beauty of SIP trunking is the ability to read messages as they travel between two devices, to see the session initiation. While the simplicity of the technology is attractive to enterprises, the…

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