One of hottest topics in networking is SD-WAN. Being the latest thing, organizations are not always clear on how, or why, to deploy a solution like SD-WAN.
Today kicked off day one of Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando, FL! The day was filled with a keynote, breakout sessions, Innovation Showcases, and of course the World of Solutions. Here are our top takeaways from Cisco Live Day 1.
In this Fireside Chat CEO, Sean Barr, sits down with Consulting Services SME, Dominic Zeni, to discuss Cisco’s introduction of software defined networking for the access layer of campus and branch office networks: SD-Access. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this Fireside Chat.
Earlier this year Cisco released their new Digital Network Architecture (DNA), which they are calling “intent-based networking”. Cisco DNA is an open, programmable architecture that turns business intent into business results, and is the foundation for The Network. Intuitive. Cisco also released their Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) solution, which is the “industry’s first intent-based networking solution for the Enterprise built on the principles of Cisco’s DNA”. SD-Access provides
By now I’m sure you have heard the new product announcements from Cisco around Software Defined Access (SD-Access). This announcement is a departure from the typical “new box” announcements that we are familiar with from the networking behemoth. Yes, there are new boxes, but this announcement is much more than that - it is the beginning of a new era for networking. Cisco marketing will appreciate me clarifying, that SD-Access is a part of The Network. [pause for dramatic effect] Intuitive. Now, I’ll be the first one to cringe or poke fun at marketing terminology used in IT industry, and this one would seem certainly ripe for the poking. However, based on what I have seen thus far, there is nothing to cringe at here.
By this time, I’m sure you’ve all heard about the whole SD-WAN, or Software Defined Wide Area Network, craze hitting the industry. Heck, if you are reading this now, it probably means you are in the process of researching, piloting, or operating one yourself. This is great news! However, if you are looking for a high-level, marketing overview of the four pillars of an SD-WAN, then you are probably in the wrong place! In this article, I’m going to pass on some information from my personal experiences with one SD-WAN solution, Cisco IWAN.
Enjoy the first Fireside Chat. Fireside Chats are a LookingPoint video series where we bring casual technology conversations to you! This week we are discussing one of the hottest topics of 2017: SD-WAN. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a nice fireside chat.
Learn more about SD-WAN here.
The title to this blog is a question that I have been hearing a lot from customers in the last few months. With Gartner’s recent prediction that spending on SD-WAN will rise from $129 million in 2016 to $1.24 billion in 2020, I figured it’s about time I write up a little blog article all about this latest offering to revolutionize the enterprise WAN, or perhaps not!
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