Enterprise

Highlight Reel: 10 WAN Stories From 2017 Worth Revisiting

It was another year of top-rate discussions about enterprise networks, hybrid WANs, the future of MPLS, SD-WAN in the workplace, and more.

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.

Three Videos For Anyone in the Process of Adopting a Hybrid WAN

Our latest WAN Summit Singapore blended big ideas with real-world solutions as we heard from WAN experts across the globe.

In particular, there were some fantastic ideas shared for WAN mangers in the midst of a hybrid WAN adoption. We cherry-picked some of our top tips/quotes/ideas from those who have done it all before (and lived to tell the tale). Watch 'em below.

How SD-WAN Helped Autodesk Hit Cloud Security, Efficiency, and Cost Goals

Autodesk, a 130-location multi-national software company, relies on the cloud to support many applications. This requires connectivity to the Azure, Office 365, and Amazon web services.

Until recently, all Autodesk locations relied on MPLS connectivity to a company data center.

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.

The Latest WAN Pricing and Cloud Connectivity Trends

If you’ve got 15 minutes, we’ve got a host of wide area network (WAN) pricing and cloud connectivity trends to share.

WAN Monitoring and Security: WAN Optimization, Cloud Security, and Performance Data

As enterprises migrate to hybrid WANs, they also need to rethink security and monitoring.

A panel of experts offered their advice on these issues at April’s WAN Summit New York in a session titled WAN Monitoring and Security: Utilizing WAN Acceleration/Optimization, Cloud Security and Performance Data in the New Hybrid WAN.

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.