News Coverage

The Real Value of an SD-WAN

Ashton, Metzler & Associates

To date, the discussion of a SD-WAN has focused primarily on one use case: a hybrid WAN that features dynamic load balancing of traffic over the MPLS and Internet links that connect branch offices to data centers. While that is a very important application of SDN concepts, this white paper explores how applying SDN concepts in the WAN can provide value in a variety of ways.


Cradlepoint Unleashes LTE-A Modems for Enterprise Networking, SD-WANs

451 Research

Cradlepoint unveiled a Category 6 LTE Advanced (LTE-A) modem for 4G cellular enterprise networking designed to improve speed and resilience, and simplify deployment. The modem features out-of-band management for failover and business continuity, and troubleshooting of devices on the same LAN. It also incorporates new firmware and management features designed to improve network visibility, routing and data offload in vehicles.