Challenging Telcos, Automation vs. Orchestration & Open Source SD-WAN
Week of June 1, 2020
How Amazon, Microsoft and Google are Courting – and Challenging – Telcos
The big three public cloud providers are investing in tools to help telecom operators handle 5G traffic at the network edge. And they also are hoping to create new business opportunities in 5G service delivery, private networking and the Internet of Things.
Understanding the Difference Between Automation and Orchestration
Orchestration is often used interchangeably with automation. The reality is these terms are very different. Understanding the distinction is important. It’s time to set the record straight.
Is Open Source the Way Forward for SD-WAN?
The dream of SD-WAN is pretty simple: make networking faster, better, cheaper, and more secure. The problem is proprietary technologies simply can’t scale to meet these aspirations. Learn how an open source approach can address the technology’s most pressing challenges.
Cisco Takes Aim at Supporting SASE
Cisco is embracing the secure-access service edge (SASE) architecture put forth by Gartner with plans to upgrade some of its existing products to reach the goal of delivering access control, security and networking to cloud services.
Why Service Providers and Vendors are Tuning Up Home-based SD-WAN Services
With millions of employees now working from home, service providers are looking for ways to offer more secure, manageable services into those home offices. SD-WAN could emerge as a prime technology that better enables work-from-home (WFH) and work-from-anywhere (WFA) scenarios for enterprises. In short, home-based SD-WAN is doable, but it may not look like current SD-WAN offerings.
Enterprises Planning Future with 5G and Wi-Fi 6
In a stark revelation of the potential future prospects for the latest communications technologies such as 5G and Wi-Fi 6, a study from Deloitte has revealed that as many as 86% of networking executives believe that advanced wireless will transform their organization within three years, and 79% believe the same about their industry.