With SD-WAN, hybrid networks are finally secure
For all the gripes network engineers have about MPLS, one point of contention remains: Connecting a branch directly to the Internet just doesn’t feel safe. But in the age software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), is that even true?
The emergence of SD-WAN is actually helping enterprises aggregate MPLS and Internet connections without sacrificing their secure networks, even improving them in some cases. And as we explore in this edition of Network Evolution, early adopters say they're confident in sending sensitive data over the Internet via SD-WAN platforms.
Also in this issue:
- Microsoft’s Skype for Business vs. Cisco’s Spark: Which is better for your business?
- What you need to know about installing and managing beacon technology, straight from the people using it
- And more