Brianna Boudreau

Senior Analyst Brianna Boudreau joined TeleGeography in 2008. She specializes in pricing and market analysis for wholesale and enterprise network services with a regional focus on Asia and Oceania. While at TeleGeography, Brianna has helped develop and launch several new lines of research, including our Cloud and WAN Infrastructure service and the SD-WAN Research Service.

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[Webinar] Open for Business – Real-World Business Benefits of Open Submarine Cables

TeleGeography’s latest research tells a story about soaring submarine network bandwidth and eroding prices for transoceanic bandwidth services. 

Volex Experiences The Upside of SD-WAN

While some enterprises are taking a do-it-yourself approach to implementing software defined wide area network (SD-WAN) technology, others—including global electrical equipment manufacturer Volex—have opted instead to purchase SD-WAN as a service from a network operator.

Carriers Review Their Network Roadmaps, Examine Customer Needs

Enterprise customers' expectations of their network are changing.

The Case for the Hybrid Network

Hybrid WANs that employ a combination of technologies - such as MPLS and Internet connectivity - have become increasingly popular as enterprise customers and service providers embrace the software-defined WAN.

What is really driving the move to the hybrid WAN?

And what advice do those who have adopted the technology have for those planning a similar transition?

SD-WAN Provider Facts for the Modern Network Specialist

Network specialists herald the software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) as the most significant advancement in corporate networks in years.

Here’s why: SD-WAN dynamically routes traffic among multiple connections based on the performance of each link and the priority of applications using the network.

Connections may include relatively expensive, high-performance MPLS VPN links, lower-cost dedicated internet access, or cheaper, “best efforts” business broadband service. Accordingly, SD-WAN dynamically optimizes connectivity cost and application performance. (More on that here.)

A Primer For Anyone Who Has Ever Googled “What is SD-WAN?"

Faced with the one-two punch of growing bandwidth demand and restricted network budgets, corporate wide area network (WAN) managers are constantly looking to optimize WAN design without sacrificing performance.

Enter SD-WAN.

My WAN is (Mostly) the Internet

David Ferguson, VP of Infrastructure Strategy at Pearson, shared his experiences making changes to the FTSE 100 Education Company’s global network infrastructure. David's strategy was to adopt an "Internet First" approach which prioritized choosing the Internet to deliver traffic over MPLS whenever possible.