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The Real Value of an SD-WAN

2017 Guide to WAN Architecture & Design

Ashton, Metzler & Associates

January 13, 2017

 

This guide details the needs of a hypothetical company as it strives to evolve its WAN. The guide also illustrates how Cradlepoint NetCloud and routers provide a versatile SD-WAN solution for organizations. It's a software-defined, cloud-delivered WAN that makes networks more agile, secure, efficient, and extensible than ever before.



The Real Value of an SD-WAN

SDN—The New Networking Stack

Ashton, Metzler & Associates

June 28, 2016


One of the primary factors driving rapid change in the networking environment is the need for IT organizations to be able to support the quickening pace of business. This white paper highlights the technologies IT organizations are adopting in order to be more agile and position themselves to support the range of business changes they are making.



Widespread High-speed LTE Rollouts Enable New Opportunities for Cradlepoint

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

451 Research

May 5, 2016


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.



The Real Value of an SD-WAN

The Real Value of an SD-WAN

Ashton, Metzler & Associates

May 5, 2016


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.



Widespread High-speed LTE Rollouts Enable New Opportunities for Cradlepoint

Software-Defined Network Architectures Find High Customer Value When Applied to the WAN

451 Research

April 26, 2016


This paper explores how software-defined networking (SDN) concepts have begun to transform the enterprise wide-area network (WAN) — in many ways the most exciting software-defined transformation yet because of the clear and immediate benefits to the customer.



4G LTE as a WAN Solution for Enterprise

4G LTE as a WAN Solution for Enterprise: Commercial Wireless Networks RAN Capacity and Business Considerations

Chris S. Neisinger, P.E.

October 30, 2015


This paper looks at the network service providers’ capacity enhancement techniques, the business landscape and potential applications of 4G LTE as a primary WAN solution.



Cradlepoint Takes Out-of-Band Management to the Cloud

Cradlepoint Takes Out-of-Band Management to the Cloud

EMA

August 2015


This announcement expands Cradlepoint’s product portfolio of failover solutions and extends its Enterprise Cloud Manager (ECM) to include more advanced location-based management features, including OOB and Power over Ethernet (PoE).



Cradlepoint Delivers All-in-One Routing for Small Branch Offices

Cradlepoint Delivers All-in-One Routing for Small Branch Offices

451 Research

July 20, 2015


Cradlepoint has introduced a new small and micro branch office routing offering that incorporates multiple wireless WAN interfaces, 802.11ac Wave 1 WLAN, cloud provisioning, management and analytics, and integrated Unified Threat Management (UTM).



2015 North American M2M Communications Growth Excellence Leadership Award

2015 North American M2M Communications Growth Excellence Leadership Award

Frost & Sullivan

June 3, 2015


Cradlepoint has been honored with Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Excellence Leadership Award for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications in North America. The award was presented to companies that excel in driving growth and strive to be best in class in three key areas: meeting customer demand, fostering brand loyalty, and carving out a unique, sustainable market niche.


The Distributed Enterprise: Who They Are & What They Need

The Distributed Enterprise: Who They Are & What They Need

OVUM

July 1, 2015


Cradlepoint engaged Ovum to review its horizontal category of customer-facing distributed enterprises (CFDEs); identify their unique requirements; and provide insight into their specific challenges and their need for simple, turnkey, reliable solutions. Ovum also provides thoughts on Cradlepoint’s position in addressing this enterprise category.



Widespread High-speed LTE Rollouts Enable New Opportunities for Cradlepoint

Widespread High-speed LTE Rollouts Enable New Opportunities for Cradlepoint

451 Research

May 19, 2015


The use of high-bandwidth mobile communications has accelerated with the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, and grown rapidly ever since – most recently with the buildout of 5G LTE cellular technology. Cradlepoint has been a pioneer providing LTE communications for a diverse set of applications, and has shipped more than a million systems to date.