WAN Summit

Your Coffee Break Starts Now: Stories About SD-WAN, Broadband, Internet Development, and More

May reading recommendations are in.

Our spring lineup includes a Network World post about the challenges facing SD-WAN. In this story, Steve Garson charts a shift in the SD-WAN market, measuring the need for SLAs in SD-WAN services, the impact of the cloud, and much more.

We're also sharing news and notes on Latin America's broadband sector, insights on internet development in Asia, and a refresher on why you've seen ZTE's name in the news. These coffee break reads are all linked below.  

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.

EMEA Carriers Embrace SD-WAN

Europe was initially slower than North America to adopt SD-WAN. But in recent years the technology has caught on and spread to the broader Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) region.

Webinar: Contracts and SLAs in the SD-WAN Environment

An SD-WAN enabled network transformation raises unique issues about the way enterprise customers source and contract these services.

Getting what you bargained for during contract negotiations is paramount. But so is maintaining flexibility in your legal arrangements to ensure that your organization maximizes the benefits of moving your network to an SD-WAN solution.

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.

Delighting Customers: Ethernet Connects Thomson Reuters and Customers Worldwide

To say that network connectivity is mission-critical for Thomson Reuters would be an understatement.

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.