What is MPLS?

Read CoherentLight articles on: MPLS What is MPLS? MPLS is an IP-based Layer 3 networking technology developed in the late 1990s. It replaced Frame-Relay and ATM based Layer 2 networks Continue Reading →

What Is?

This section of the blog covers areas that help you understand the technology and terminology used across the industry. Think of What Is? as a glossary, encyclopedia, and industry mentor. Continue Reading →

SD-WAN: What are the business benefits?

What are the business benefits of SD-WAN deployment? SD-WAN stands for a Software-Defined Wide Area Network. It simplifies network management. It reduces the cost of the network infrastructure. It provides Continue Reading →

Aryaka State of the WAN Report 2017

Aryaka released their State of the WAN report for 2017 today. This is a report that uses data gathered from over 5000 locations in 63 countries, and reports on the Continue Reading →

Silver Peak updates SD-WAN with Packet-iQ to make choices from the first packet

A press release from Silver Peak announces recent innovations for their SD-WAN product set. Enhancements to their EdgeConnect environment are Packet-iQ for first packet path choices, a stateful firewall and Continue Reading →

SD-WAN – or should we say WAN4.0?

Is the current buzzword “SD-WAN” really new, or is it actually a progression of the WAN technologies we all know and love? Is it going to be a revolution, or Continue Reading →