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 better network governance. And it is easier to manage the previous generation Hybrid Networking. With 50% of the data in networks now being delivered to…

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 bandwidths in use, the balance of application protocols and the response time between sites. There’s a lot of information in the report, but a few…

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 firewall service chaining and Zscaler support. They have also included routing integration, allowing easier integration of the SD-WAN environment into larger enterprise infrastructures, using BGP.…

What is Local Internet Breakout?

Read stories on CoherentLight about: Local Internet Breakout What is Local Internet Breakout? Local Internet Breakout provides access to the Internet close to the user at each site.The previous centralised internet breakout model was different. In the past, maintaining corporate security used larger centralised gateways to the Internet. These central portals provided not only firewalls…