WAN Summit

What You should Pay for Your Network

There has been much discussion lately about developments in WAN design–but what can you expect to pay to procure a robust network for your business? Understanding how to get the most out of each dollar of network spend is vital.

Five Things I Learned at WAN Summit New York

The WAN Summit New York brought together buyers and sellers of enterprise network services on April 5-6, 2016. Through case studies, panel sessions and roundtable discussions, the conference addressed some of the most pressing questions for those working in international enterprise networks. With these discussions fresh in his mind, Ciaran Roche, Co-Founder and CTO of Coevolve, who moderated the panel "After MPLS — Experiences and Lessons from Moving Traffic to the Internet," highlighted his top five takeaways from the WAN Summit New York. 

Meet TeleGeography @ WAN Summit New York

Greg Bryan, our Senior Manager, Enterprise Research, will be chairing the third annual WAN Summit New York on April 5th-6th, presented by Capacity Conferences and TeleGeography. 

Why Should You Attend the WAN Summit?

What is the WAN Summit?

The WAN Summit is an event designed to bring sellers and buyers of corporate network services together to discuss the latest WAN design strategies and how they apply to real life network implementations. The inaugural London WAN Summit in 2013 was followed by the New York event the next year and by a third event in Singapore coming Fall 2016.

The Fifth Generation WAN: The Programmable Network

At the 2015 London WAN Summit, Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology at Masergy, gave a sweeping overview of how WAN technology has evolved and what are the characteristics of the next WAN paradigm he calls "The Fifth Generation I.T."

The “White Box” Revolution

In the third and last part of a three-part series, we conclude the WAN Summit London 2015 discussion about SDN and NFV with a look into the "white box revolution," an idea that promises a vendor-agnostic solution in which open source software operates on generic server and switch hardware. 

Virtual Reality: Network Function Virtualization Choices

In the second part of a three-part series, we continue to explore one of the hottest topic from WAN Summit London 2016: SDN and NFV. As a follow up to the first part of the discussion on real world experiences of SDN and NFV in the field, Erik Kreifeldt from TeleGeography, moves the discussion to what functions are best suited for virtualization. 

Exploring the Potential of SDN and NFV

In this first part of a three-part series, we explore one of the hottest topic from WAN Summit London 2016: SDN and NFV. In the panel The Promise and the Reality of SDN and NFV, Erik Kreifeldt from TeleGeography, moderates a discussion of the promise and reality of these technologies from the perspective of enterprises as well as carriers. 

How WAN offloading offset the cost of traffic growth at Adidas

At this year’s WAN Summit in London, Senior Director of Global IT at Adidas, Alberto Pedraz, set out a precise and concrete user case which illustrated some of the drivers, implementation decisions and success factors of the €14.5bn turnover sports apparel company’s 18-month WAN offloading project.

WAN Summit London 2015: Three Takeaways

Missed the WAN Summit in London?

Not to worry, TeleGeography is here to help! Here are our three takeaways about the future of enterprise WAN networks that you should know about.