WAN Summit

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.)

[Webinar] Making Sense of SDN, SD-WAN, and NFV in the WAN

Got questions about SD-WAN? Lots of people do. If you're one of them, you might like to join this webinar happening November 21 at 10 a.m. EST.

WAN Summit London 2017, as Told by Twitter

This week our WAN-loving colleagues gathered across the pond for the 2017 WAN Summit LondonWe talked about the cloud, mpls, the needs of enterprise customers, implementing hybrid networks, and why SD-WAN is about more than just cost savings.

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.

What You Missed at WAN Summit Singapore 2017

Last week we made our way back to Singapore for our second-ever WAN Summit in the region. We brought new case studies, fresh hybrid WAN trends, and a blend of first-time panelists and WAN Summit veterans, making for a packed two days.

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.

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.