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Monthly Reading List: Keeping an Eye on New Submarine Cables and Major Acquisitions

Our May reading list seems to be all about watching players in the telecoms space make moves. From Cisco's latest Viptela grab to new submarine cable investments, lots of our stories today are about new projects, fresh starts, and looking to the future.

Benchmarking Enterprise Networks: Modeling Hybrid Network Costs

The budget-conscious WAN managers of the world know that connectivity costs change all the time. During WAN Summit New York in April, our own Michael Bisaha shared a few ideas with attendees for staying on top of these ever-changing expenses.

What is a VPN and Do I Need One?

How Do IP Addresses Work?

 What’s an IP address and how does it work?

Good question—and one that we’re sure has been dominating Google searches as of late. Here are the basics.

Cisco Makes Another Cloud-Based Buy, Grabbing SD-WAN Startup Viptela for a Cool $610 Million

This week Cisco announced that it would acquire SD-WAN vendor Viptela.

Our WAN Cost Benchmark Models Your Next Hybrid WAN Expansion

TeleGeography product update: our new and improved WAN Cost Benchmark is here. This offering allows users to model their hybrid WAN expansion plans and compare network costs across different scenarios—a streamlined process in an easy to use interface.

Here's how it works and how you can get it.

Cable Breakage: When and How Cables Go Down

Earlier this year we fielded some of the most frequently asked questions about submarine cables. How do they work? How thick are they? How many kilometers of cable are there?

Today, we're going back under the sea to talk about what happens when bad things happen to good submarine cables.

[Watch] TDM is Taking on Water – Packets to the Rescue!

ISPs no longer dominate the submarine cable bandwidth scene. Content providers do.

This was a key message of Tim Stronge's opening presentation during last week's webinar "TDM is Taking on Water—Packets to the Rescue," a collaboration between TeleGeography and Ciena. 

Mapping Cables, Seeking Adventure: The 2017 Submarine Cable Map Has Arrived

TeleGeography’s Submarine Cable Map has been updated for 2017 and designed for the modern adventurer. (And if you're heading to ITW 2017, you'll get your hands on one soon!)

Information Blasts: Six New Stories That The TeleGeography Staff is Reading

What better way to look inside the mind of the TeleGeography analyst than to explore what he or she is reading?

This month, we've got six new stories that we've shared around our office, spanning from explainer videos, to updates on cellcos in the news, to some snazzy maps.