Oracle Buys SD-WAN Vendor Talari Networks Cloud service providers have come to realize the importance of high-quality network connectivity to ensure a happy end user, says IHS Markit analyst Cliff Grossner.
Indian Companies Help Propel Cisco’s Strong Q1 2019 Earnings It was the company's second quarter of 50 percent-plus growth in India.
LiveAction Unifies Data Sources With Network Monitoring Platform Update The platform integrates flow, packet, simple network management protocol, and API data sources to gain better insight into “dark environments,” including SD-WAN.
Riverbed SD-WAN Gets Security, Enterprise-Routing Upgrade The vendor integrated SD-WAN, application acceleration, visibility, and security in a single device and says its SD-WAN now has more than 1,000 customers.
Cisco Combines SD-WAN and Security, Extends Intent-Based Networking to Wireless The new Cisco SD-WAN Security product combines Viptela’s technology with Meraki, Cisco’s cloud-managed IT service and wireless LAN product, plus Cisco security software.
Michigan VC Firm Deploys Bigleaf SD-WAN to Its Car Dealerships As venture capital firm DP Fox began to migrate its business-critical applications to the cloud it needed a connectivity service that could keep up with its growing portfolio.
VMware Embraces Containers at VMworld Europe The virtualization giant updated its hybrid cloud stack with new Kubernetes support and also announced a new integration with IBM Cloud’s managed Kubernetes service.
Fortinet Posts Solid Q3 Growth, Wins ‘Quadruple Competitor Displacement’ Deal Execs didn’t say which competitors Fortinet’s security products displaced, but it competes against companies including Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Software, and Cisco.
MEF Focuses on Revenue-Generating Services, Not Just Specs MEF President Nan Chen said the organization has transformed from a pure-play standards group to a software and specification development organization.
MEF Releases SD-WAN Technical Specification to Its Members MEF aims for its SD-WAN service standardization to accelerate sales of SD-WAN products and services like MEF accomplished with Carrier Ethernet service standardization.
Gartner Ranks VMware Highest in Its Inaugural WAN Edge Magic Quadrant VMware has more than 2,000 SD-WAN customers, while the second and third ranked SD-WAN vendors count about 1,000 customers, each.
CenturyLink Will Use Cisco-Viptela to Expand Its Managed SD-WAN Offering This is the second vendor CenturyLink is using for its managed SD-WAN. The company launched its service in 2016 using Versa Networks' platform.
Cisco's Viptela SD-WAN Is the First VNF on Bell Canada's VNS The platform allows enterprise customers to deploy and manage applications and services that reside in the carrier’s private cloud. It comes with a 99.9 percent SLA for uptime.
Cato Networks Adds Self-Healing Capability to Its SD-WAN It also released an SD-WAN device built specifically for data centers. Previously, it only had a branch device that couldn’t fully meet data centers’ needs.
Embratel Taps VMware to Bring SD-WAN to Brazil The Brazilian telco operator is building VMware’s VeloCloud-powered NSX SD-WAN into its network to deliver SD-WAN services across the country.
Juniper Says Its SD-WAN Plan Includes More Service Provider Customers The company said it’s using service providers as its SD-WAN sales channel and banking on large managed services deals.
Volta Charging Deploys Netsurion SD-WAN Across Its Electric Car Station Network Netsurion, a newcomer to the SD-WAN market, has found its niche in the market as it builds its SD-WAN as integrated secure connectivity service.
Telco Systems’ Arm-Based uCPE Costs Less Than Its x86 uCPE The NFV vendor says it can demonstrate more than 30 percent cost savings on Arm-based hardware. Telco Systems now has three different manufacturers for Arm boxes.
Riverbed SteelCentral Peers Deeper Into Containers The application performance management (APM) platform provides native visibility into containers running on Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
SevOne SD-WAN Monitoring Tool Adds Support for Versa Networks The monitoring tool already offers out-of-box support for VMware's and Cisco’s SD-WAN services.