What's up with WANS?

What's up with WANS?

Claire Rutkowski, CIO, Bentley Systems

Today’s Wide Area Networks have become increasingly complex and difficult to manage. The deployment and operation of WAN connections can be a daunting manual process that expends valuable IT resources, drives up operating costs.

  • IIoT Business Drivers and Investment Priorities

    Bob Karschnia, VP of Wireless, Emerson Process Management

    A recent white paper by GE and Accenture titled Industrial Internet Insights Report for 2015 highlights the potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)—detailing business drivers, investment opportunities and expected benefits.

  • Current Market Trends Shaping the Wide Area Network Space

    Mark Fishburn, Director, Market Strategy, Broadband Forum

    In our industry, it is easy to be lured by technologies and view them as market trends. It would be easy to reel off the usual acronym list and you are likely expecting SDN.

  • WAN Optimization Strategy

    Marcus McEwen, EVP Services, MNJ Technologies

    ​WAN Optimization is an umbrella IT term that has no precise definition. It provokes an impression, but each vendor and expert has their own nuanced view of the term.

  • Connect, Engage, Disrupt-XaaS and the Power of IoT

    Charlie Isaacs, CTO, IoT, Salesforce

    My wife frequently reminds me that I’m a very bad driver, so one day I called her bluff and purchased a “driving assistant,” a device that contains an accelerometer and a Bluetooth interface.

Seamless Integration into Networking Industry

Robert Lewis, CIO, Assurant

For most businesses today, it is about integration--seamless integration into industry leading productivity software and solutions. Today’s environment demands interoperability among many components for a single solution.

Software Defined Networks and Beyond: Four Steps to Fast IT

Software Defined Networks and Beyond: Four Steps to Fast IT

Jim Grubb, VP Marketing & Chief Demonstration Officer, Cisco

There’s no doubt that software-defined networking (SDN) is today’s latest buzzword and hot...

Future is Now: The Network Gets a Brain

Future is Now: The Network Gets a Brain

Jared Wray, SVP, Platform, CenturyLink Cloud

In the movie “The Terminator,” computers have evolved to the point of automation.

Open Flow 1.3.1 and TTP: Enabling SDN for Carrier Networks

Open Flow 1.3.1 and TTP: Enabling SDN for Carrier Networks

Nicholas Ilyadis, VP & CTO, Infrastructure & Networking Group (ING), Broadcom Corporation

Is there a way to deploy SDN in existing switch networks without having to retrofit hardware?

ADP's Software Defined Network Journey

Vincent Patrizio, VP-Head of Global Network Services

ADP is one of the world’s largest providers of human capital management services.