Covid has introduced many new things to many spheres of activity, in terms of networking it has actually acted as an accelerant to phenomena that were just gaining momentum before the first lockdowns and stay at home orders were being made. SD WAN, SASE and in particular digital transformation are key examples of that.
While VPN strategies are adequate in many cases, they can't provide the extra level of control, security and management that some companies require for networks that now include home offices. As a result, some organizations have deployed SD-WAN to business-critical home offices. In this e-guide, learn more about SD-WAN home offices.
Read this handbook to explore a handful of SD-WAN features, including traffic management and built-in analytics, and learn how to determine which features you need. Also, find out areas where vendor differentiation is lacking and where SD-WAN could use some help.
This IDC report examines the opportunity midmarket firms have in leveraging network infrastructure for competitive success in the new cloud and mobility era. Inside, learn how midmarket firms can improve their competitive position by providing more efficient access to advanced productivity resources.
Discover why employing the right intrusion protection solution (IPS) is the critical first – and most important – step to secure your network. Read this paper to learn what features to look for when selecting a next-generation firewall to secure your network and its associated systems.
In this e-guide, analyst Lee Doyle explains how software-defined networking (SDN) allows today's networks to keep pace with automation and DevOps demands -- leading to lower costs, faster provisioning and better scalability. Also inside, analyst John Burke shares how you can assess the benefits of SDN in your network.
Despite its difficult-to-define nature, SDN security is an achievable goal if you can extend SDN's role beyond enhanced network capability. But to do this, a new touchless configuration policy may be necessary. In this expert e-guide, we discuss what it takes to make this "no-touch" approach a reality.
After deploying a Riverbed WAN optimization solution at selected locations, Pizzarotti – which operates dozens of construction sites in numerous countries – improved application performance from minutes to seconds and enhanced employee productivity.