Cloud

On Cloud Nine: Cloud and WAN Infrastructure Has Landed

TeleGeography’s Global Enterprise Networks (GEN) has become Cloud and WAN Infrastructure. Here's what you need to know.

Enterprise Traffic is Growing Everywhere. (But Mostly in These Verticals and Locations.)

Enterprise demand for bandwidth is climbing. (Take VWR’s Sen Chokkan, who says he’s seen bandwidth use increase 10 percent each month.) Offices are leaning more on applications and customers are expecting more cloud-based services.

The recent State of the WAN report by Aryaka, an SD-WAN company, underscored just how much enterprise traffic has exploded—and where.

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.

Data Explosion, Content Demands, Regional IoT, and Cloud Adoption in the Middle East

With plenty of new submarine cables in the works, what will emerge as the reigning Middle Eastern hub?

Interoute CTO: SD-WAN and the Cloud Are Critical to Enterprise Digital Transformation

Digital transformation – which Interoute CTO Matthew Finnie defines as “using technology to get closer to the market and supply chain” – is becoming an important initiative for enterprises.

What You Missed at DataCloud Europe 2016

This June, Broad Group’s DataCloud Europe 2016 brought some 1,500 participants representing 73 countries to Monaco.

I was pleased to be one of those 1,500 people. For the TeleGeography readers who couldn’t be in Monaco this year: don’t worry – today I’m sharing highlights from the epicenter of the conference.

[Webinar] Land Ho! Connecting Data Centers Under the Sea

If you missed the live TeleGeography and Ciena webinar, "Land Ho! Connecting Data Centers under the Sea" on June 22, 2016, you can watch a recording of the webinar on demand, or download the presentation slide deck, here. Join Paul Brodsky, Senior Analyst with TeleGeography, and Brian Lavallée, Director of Solutions Marketing from Ciena, for a discussion about the impact of shifts in private vs. Internet network bandwidth consumption are having on transoceanic DCI, and the technology and strategies that will keep both submarine and data center operators ahead of the curve when managing their traffic flows.

Healthcare Network Taps SD-WAN, Custom-Builds MPLS Core: Here’s Why

Kris Kline from Kaiser Permanente was one of many network planners at the New York WAN Summit to talk about their migration to the cloud and implementing software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN). As a nonprofit, Kaiser's goals for its network were not just about reducing costs. In fact, its latest WAN evolution highlights some familiar objectives common to many organizations moving to a hybrid WAN.

Why Might Verizon Start Selling its Colocation Assets?

In a surprising reversal of a statement that Verizon's CFO made in November of last year, Reuters suggested on the 6th of January that Verizon is starting a process of selling its entire data center portfolio.

TeleGeography Senior Analyst Jonathan Hjembo explains.

Are Russian Submarines Attacking the Internet?

The New York Times published an article on October 25th that conjectured Russian submarines operating near submarine cable telecommunication systems pose a serious threat to the global Internet. TeleGeography's Senior Analyst, Jonathan Hjembo, responds in our series: TeleGeography Takeaways.