When it comes to network testing, the most efficient methodology and tools is the formula for success. When under pressure, a technician may loose focus or skip important steps. In this document, I will help you build your toolbox and methodology. To keep this document as concise as possible, I took a high level approach […]
As our global economy becomes increasingly digitized, traditional business LAN networks are feeling the strain. Voice, data, high-res video, large file transfers, cloud services and online applications demand the fast, smooth flow of data in real-time. Yet many businesses are held back by network complexity and multiple independent connections. That’s where Carrier Ethernet comes in: […]
Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements. Software-defined WAN traffic is exploding, and so is the number of technology providers competing for enterprise SD-WAN customers. Here are some key issues to consider as IT pros investigate SD-WAN deployment options and weigh the importance of features such as application […]
Cooperation between SD-WAN vendors and cloud service providers contributes to easily managed cloud connections across multiple cloud providers and creates a secure, low-latency multicloud environment. With SD-WAN becoming remote users’ primary access to cloud-based applications, and with organizations deploying multicloud environments to optimize performance, it’s important for IT pros to choose SD-WAN technology that supports […]
There are several implications to choosing to outsource SD-WAN to your carrier. The enterprise wide area networks are mission-critical resources for most enterprises. And when it came to managing and running the WAN, enterprises could choose between two distinct models: Do it Yourself (DIY) or managed WAN services. But with the evolution of SD-WANs, we’re […]
Without access to last-mile devices like modems and routers, monitoring client-site SLAs has never been easy — until now. Read on this article to learn how you can meet tough SLAs and lock in service assurance across all your client sites regardless of access. Discover how to monitor your network’s edge in real time, gain […]
Based on interviews with internet service providers, transit providers and content providers, the paper offers first-hand perspectives on internet peering. Find out about network peering limitations and challenges, as well as opportunities and solutions that better align peering with the needs of real-time applications.
Do you know what questions to ask when evaluating 4G LTE Failover solutions? Get the critical insights you need to make the right choice and ensure your business has the best approach to always-on connectivity. The cost of network downtime or failing internet connectivity has never been higher due to incidents resulting in million-dollar losses […]
Working with Amdocs, this leading North American media and communications service provider successfully brought commercial SD-WAN services into production in under seven months, enabling both greater scale and increased cost efficiencies. They are now able to offer multi-site mid-market and enterprise customers a powerful and scalable, yet cost-effective alternative to MPLS.