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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
The groups, representing service providers and enterprises, are teaming on SD-WAN specifications to help telcos satisfy enterprise needs – and make money doing it.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2019
Sanjay Srinivasan, Vonage VP and chief architect, talks with Light Reading's Mitch Wagner about the company's VoIP strategy and explains why SD-WAN is important to Vonage.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/4/2019
Bigleaf provides cloud-based SD-WAN as a service for small businesses with big connectivity needs, inspired by a conversation with a church IT director.
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 10/3/2019
DALLAS -- Scott Irwin, senior director of SD-WAN for Frontier Communications, explains how Frontier's customers are increasingly moving to a more centralized managed SD-WAN platform.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/3/2019
Gunnar Peters from Spectrum Enterprise discusses how the company listens to customers and decides what services to offer next.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 10/1/2019
The SD-WAN vendor is looking to increase sales through service providers, as enterprises turn to SPs to outsource networking needs.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/27/2019
Big vendors' acquisition of SD-WAN specialists mean service provider and vendor interests are often at odds, says Orange Business Services' John Isch.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/25/2019
As the enterprise market stagnates for telcos, SD-WAN promises revenue growth.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
As the editors recap Light Reading's event series on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN), technologies like 5G and edge computing arrive just in time to hurry the industry along its path to more modern networks and add plenty of drama.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/24/2019
Aryaka launches SD-WAN service over the public Internet for cases where 'best effort' is good enough for enterprise connectivity, complementing its existing global, private network that offers guaranteed SLAs.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 9/24/2019
Light Reading editors Mitch Wagner, Kelsey Ziser and Phil Harvey gathered to empty their notebooks and recap the NV & SDN event at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
Enterprises demand SD-WAN from telcos, and SD-WAN won't work without SDN, says Ray Watson, Masergy's innovation VP.
By Prayson Pate, CTO, Ensemble, ADVA Optical Networking, 9/6/2019
NFV has many naysayers, but it's alive, kicking and thriving, with SD-WAN as a significant catalyst.
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