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Cradlepoint Sees SD-WAN Opening

In the world of SD-WANs, vendors and service providers alike are looking for ways to differentiate. In the case of Cradlepoint, however, it turns out their differentiation has brought them into the world of SD-WANs. Cradlepoint Inc. has capitalized on the growing popularity of LTE wireless service as a failover for business continuity.

Dredge manufacturer utilizes LTE connectivity for distributed network

While pirates and sea-based accidents might not draw much attention from most enterprises, they're occupational hazards for DSC Dredge LLC, a dredging supply company headquartered in Reserve, LA. With operations in 40 states and more than 40 countries -- including ones where piracy remains a valid threat -- managing DSC Dredge's 3G cellular-based WAN infrastructure used to connect the dredging machines was a constant challenge, said Richard Groce, the company's IT director.

Next-Generation WAN: Connecting People, Places and Things

A new set of cloud-delivered and Software-defined Networking (SDN) technologies, including Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and Software-defined Perimeter (SD-Perimeter), are well suited to meet these next-generation WAN requirements. SD-WAN provides branch and mobile networks with secure, flexible and resilient connectivity utilizing a hybrid of wired and wireless Internet broadband links.

SD-WAN Growth Guide

The cloud model is easy for enterprise IT managers to understand. Popularized by consumer services such as Amazon in retail, Expedia in travel, and Spotify in music, for example, the world has been conditioned to buy services on-demand, from the cloud. This trend moved to business IT services with popular enterprise IT services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Office365, Slack, and Salesforce.com.