SD-WAN - Network on the Cloud

Think beyond MPLS. Read about what's new in IT Infrastructure and SD-WAN space

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Infographic: How Employees can boost Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is one of IT’s top most concerns. As the world gets digitised, the role of IT has evolved and is no more limited to server rooms and labs. IT today is responsible to prevent cyber attacks and establish powerful defense mechanism for their enterprise. While concepts like BYOD and DIY become a norm in…

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SD-WAN: 5 Deployment Scenarios

The components –  SD-WAN Edge, SD-WAN Controller (CloudStation), Service Orchestrator, SD-WAN Gateway, CloudStation Web Portal (Managed Service Portal) – of  SD-WAN can be leveraged in several ways in a Hybrid WAN scenario. In a Hybrid WAN deployment, it is better to have one site with Broadband links and one site with MPLS Link in addition…

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BGP for Enterprises: Why use a sword when you need a needle?

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is an internet routing protocol built 20 years ago. It is used to exchange route reachability of one party with another party. For example, let’s say there is an enterprise which has reachability in Bangalore and has a local ISP. Now the traffic is destined to somewhere in Delhi for which IT…

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How to configure SNMP?

SNMP is a widely used protocol in Network Management and network monitoring. SNMP provides granular visibility to data of variables managed and organized in MIB  (Management Information Base). Three significant versions of SNMP have been developed and deployed. SNMPv1 is the original version of the protocol. More recent versions, SNMPv2c and SNMPv3, feature improvements in…

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8 Load Balancing techniques you should know

To put simply, load balancing means to distribute workloads (data) intelligently between different computing services to improve connectivity – Reliability, redundancy and network performance. Load balancers are like traffic police. They manage traffic between enterprise servers. Load balancers are crucial today to manage evolving traffic patterns ensuring there’s no overload in enterprise servers. Load balancers…

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Network Security Threats: Are Enterprises doing enough to prevent it?

Network security remains a prime concern as enterprises helm forward towards digital. 95% of CIOs expect cybersecurity threats to increase and impact their enterprise.  Are enterprises doing enough to mitigate new age network security threats?   Traditionally, WAN and network security was considered two different aspects. IT networking teams focused on connectivity; security teams protected…

Demystifying SD WAN cost savings

Demystifying SD WAN cost savings

Enterprises relying on MPLS can significantly reduce networking cost by implementing software defined wide are networks. In addition to cost saving, SD-WAN enables automation, intelligence and centralized management which makes enterprise networks cloud ready. Weighing all these factors into consideration, SD-WAN cost savings in enterprises can surge higher than 60%.   SD-WAN today addresses not only…

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SD-WAN vs MPLS in the cloud era

According to a study, enterprises that have converted more than 90% of their sites to SD-WAN are realizing significant improvements: 20% reduction in staffing required for the WAN, and 33% reduction in the amount of time WAN staff spend on troubleshooting. They are likewise seeing a 69% reduction in the amount of time a typical…

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Network Segmentation: Secured Intent Based Private Networking

In our last blog, Network Segmentation: Segregating Traffic in the dying age of Perimeter, we discussed the importance of network segmentation at a granular level using modern era segmenting solution which can allow each segment to scale without compromising on enterprise network security. Here we discuss how intent based segmentation can help simplify enterprise private networking.…

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Is WAN Optimization Dead in the age of SD-WAN?

First, the surge of cloud traffic over less expensive DIA links offering affordable bandwidth; the rise of hybrid cloud; and an ever evolving enterprise WAN infrastructure. Secondly, the demand of consumers and users for connectivity – are reasons that has challenged enterprises to take WAN transformation very seriously. Enterprise IT is now tasked with utilizing the…