MEF focuses on SD-WAN with LSO and OpenCS

The old Metro Ethernet Forum (now simply MEF) issued a press release to cover a focus on SD-WAN. This covers three areas: Service Implementations using the MEF frameworks Market Education…

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Riverbed to acquire Xirrus targets SD-Branch?

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Riverbed will acquire WiFi vendor Xirrus, expanding their SD-WAN and WiFi offerings. Both private companies will conclude the deal later this year. This acquisition will broaden Riverbed's SD-WAN portfolio, providing…

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Three Bottlenecks of WAN – Bandwidth, Latency and Cost

There are three bottlenecks to Wide Area Networks (WANs) that don't exist in other environments, and these are Bandwidth, Latency and Cost. (And in true three pronged problem fashion, you…

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