Category: SD-WAN

Bernd Hoogkamp, Telia Carrier

Everything you wanted to know about SD-WAN

Industry analysts such as Gartner predict that SD-WAN is on its way to become the de facto option for WAN refreshment initiatives across industries — especially in markets with more reliable Internet access such as North America, Western Europe and developed regions of Asia-Pacific. As always when new technologies break ground, there are many questions […]

Four telecoms predictions for 2021

In an article in Capacity, our Chief Evangelist, Mattias Fridström shared what the events of 2020 will mean for the telecoms community in 2021. The original article is found here.   Four telecoms predictions for 2021 shaping the new normal The year 2020 has been a biblical one that has seen a global pandemic sweep across […]

Internet as the underlay for enterprise networking

In 2020, Covid-19 drove remote working and cloud adoption, overhauling traffic patterns in the WAN. In parallel, SD-WAN enabled network buyers to source their WANs differently. With MPLS connectivity contracts coming due, many CIOs are looking at transitioning from MPLS WANs to hybrid or Internet-based underlays for WAN services. Having the right Internet underlay is […]

The Rise of Hybrid Networks

If the public Internet could speak in its own defense, it would likely quote Mark Twain’s London 1897 remark, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” For the past decade or two, network solution vendors and others peddling various enterprise services have all declared the public Internet is broken, or worse, dead. Those […]

A holistic approach to SD-WAN adoption

In early March, Telia Carrier expanded our global enterprise portfolio by completing the roll-out of the world’s best connected SD-WAN service. Software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) has been all the rage for a number of years. We’ve all heard about the benefits: Optimizing transport cost with Internet connectivity instead of MPLS. Application visibility. Simplified network […]