Greg Bryan

Greg is a Senior Manager, Enterprise Research at TeleGeography where he leads our enterprise pricing research. Greg is also the chair of the WAN Summit conference series.

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SD-WAN Full Mesh Capabilities Were a Big Draw for Henkel

Consumer products company Henkel converted a portion of its global network, primarily in Asia, to SD-WAN.

What sold them on the switch? SD-WAN’s ability to support full mesh capability and application-based routing were big selling points.

Five Insights from Enterprises at WAN Summit Frankfurt

Last month the WAN Summit came to Frankfurt for the first time. This inaugural event brought with it conversations about SD-WAN selection and implementation, cloud-based applications, and sourcing local access and broadband.

We were also thrilled to get feedback from our German audience about how they’re managing their networks, implementing SD-WAN, and juggling MPLS.

Below are five new findings from enterprise attendees at the Frankfurt summit. (For comparison, check out what we learned from our NY audience earlier this year.)

We're Surveying WAN Managers Across the Globe. Join us and Enjoy Free Access to Our Findings.

We've got an exciting project brewing here at TeleGeography.

We're conducting a brief survey of enterprise WAN managers across the globe and across different verticals. Ultimately, we're hoping to help our readers compare their networks—and future plans for their networks—to that of their peers.

Charting the State of the WAN in 2018

What drives your SD-WAN adoption? Will MPLS be part of your WAN? Are you benchmarking your network spend?

We asked these questions—and many more—to the audience during our recent WAN Summit New York. Keep scrolling to see what attendees said about SD-WAN, MPLS, and more.

Global Real Estate Services Business Builds for the Future With SD-WAN

Cushman & Wakefield is a 100-year-old, privately-held real estate services business. It reached its current size through a series of mergers and acquisitions–activity that meant its network was a mishmash of services from different providers.

From Farm to Fork Via Carrier Neutral Facilities

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn.

At our recent WAN Summit Singapore, Cargill’s Senior Network Technology Adviser Daryl Yeo explained how Cargill has been transforming its network. (Missed it? You can watch the whole thing here.)

DHL Weighs Hybrid WAN Options

A shift to hybrid WAN could yield substantial savings, even though it would be a complex undertaking for the global logistics company DHL, explained Head of Network Architecture Michael Becerra in a presentation at WAN Summit Singapore.

Keeping it Simple: How Trinity Industries Made Their Move to SD-WAN

WAN Summit case studies have always highlighted unique stories from a broad range of industries.

They’ve spanned from software companies moving away from MPLS to financial management firms retooling their network architecture.

In San Jose, delegates got an inside look at how one manufacturing company, Trinity Industries, made their big switch to SD-WAN care of Network Manager Jeremiah Ginn.

Geography Matters: Metro Access Price Trends

One thing that Local Access Pricing Service subscribers get a feel for is how many truly local factors drive pricing for metro access services. 

The number of competing access suppliers, physical infrastructure deployed, technologies used, local or national regulatory regimes, and even customer spend contribute to price variation. Prices differ not only by country and city, but in many cases even by individual building.

The Future of the WAN: Fewer Tradeoffs?

More bandwidth. Better performance. More flexibility.

We’ve been accustomed to thinking of these as trade-offs when it comes to wide area networking (WAN). However, enterprises are increasingly maximizing all three factors, as a panel at WAN Summit San Jose illustrated.