Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) have significant security and performance drawbacks for use in networking cloud applications. This was the start-point for a recent survey and primary research by industry analysts, Futuriom, that (spoiler alert) leads the firm to conclude that Application Specific Networking (ASN) may be a way forward.
“Telcos could talk to enterprise customers about applications and security,” one vendor advises. “And I could become a Princess,” says one analyst sarcastically.
As revenues from core connectivity services continue to collapse many network operators are turning to other value-added services (VAS) to shore up their balance sheets.
GTT Communications, Inc., the global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced that Nilfisk, a global supplier of professional cleaning solutions headquartered in Denmark, with products and services sold in more than 100 countries, has chosen GTT to manage its global network and implement an SD-WAN service.
Aryaka, a global SD-WAN provider, announced that Japan’s Makino, a provider of metal-cutting and manufacturing technology, has selected its SD-WAN as-a-Service to respond to customers faster and to enable their cloud migration.
Inseego Corp. a provider in solutions for intelligent mobile enterprises, unveiled two new industrial-grade 4G Internet of Things (IoT) solutions supporting a spectrum of LTE technologies for a multitude of use cases.
Talari Networks, the original innovator of Failsafe SD-WAN™ technology, has appointed former InfoVista and Riverbed sales leader Adrian Tate as vice president of Sales for EMEA, to drive further adoption of Talari’s leading SD-WAN solutions and expand the company’s reach across the European market.
Siemens AG, a global electronics and electrical engineering company, has extended its contract with Orange Business Services for a global “Siemens Digitalisation Network” (SDN) built on an SD-WAN infrastructure, connecting 1,500 sites in 94 countries. The increased performance of its communications infrastructure will enable Siemens to take full advantage of further digitalisation to [...]
Many enterprises have IoT devices scattered across dozens, hundreds and thousands of sites—everything from stores to branch offices to remote oil wellheads. The more sites there are, the less likely it is that a single network technology or service provider can connect them all.
Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has announced the launch of new services in São Paulo, Brazil. The site is Interoute’s first in South America, and will deliver a range of connectivity solutions in collaboration with local partners, as well as host a new Interoute Virtual Data Centre (VDC) zone.
Aeris, a technology provider in the Internet of Things (IoT), said it has agreed to work with MACH Networks, one of the nation’s providers of last-mile IoT connectivity solutions, to offer 4G long-term evolution (LTE) IoT connectivity solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprises.