Our readers likely know about NaaS: cloud-based network architecture that allows a WAN manager to stitch together different enterprise network components in a self-service, automated way.
At the WAN Manager Podcast, we've been watching the ways in which NaaS has emerged as specific products/solutions from vendors, as well as how it integrates with existing WAN strategies from the enterprise side.
Of course, there's a lot to cut through in terms of how vendors present their services to the market—and what enterprises can actually adopt right now to solve specific problems.
It only seemed fitting that we welcome back Jason Gintert, CTO and Co-Founder of WAN Dynamics, to the pod to break it all down.
Come for the network-as-a-service talk, stay for Greg's proposed new pronunciation of "NaaS" and the pair's take on if the private WAN is disappearing (gasp).
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From This Episode
- About Our Sponsor: The WAN Summit
- Considering Cloud Connectivity Providers
- Episode 219 | NaaS, the Cloud, and the Future of 5G
- Episode 211: I'm Just the Middle Mile Man
- Episode 202 | SFW: Safe for WANs
- What is Internet Middle Mile?
- Watch Our Panel Discussion on Middle Mile
- TeleGeography's Cloud Infrastructure Map
- About our WAN Cost Benchmark
- About our WAN Geography Benchmark
- Explore the WAN Forum
And we'd like to thank the WAN Summit for sponsoring this episode. Join upcoming summits in Düsseldorf and New York City.
Greg is Senior Manager, Enterprise Research at TeleGeography. He's spent the last decade and a half at TeleGeography developing many of our pricing products and reports about enterprise networks. He is a frequent speaker at conferences about corporate wide area networks and enterprise telecom services. He also hosts the WAN Manager Podcast.