Category: Software Defined Networking

High-performance, high-availability enterprise SD-WAN and vCPE

Introduction Network functions virtualization (NFV) has come a long way from the conceptual whitepaper released in 2011 by the European telecommunications and standards institute (ETSI). Today, leading communication service providers (SK, AT&T, Verizon, Deusche Telecom to name a few) have made steady progress in these 6 years, virtualizing sizeable chunk of their networks, everyday deploying […]

Optimized Solutions for Accelerating SD-WAN Deployments

The Trend behind SD-WAN SD-WAN is one of the most applied enterprise networking models among SDN applications. According to IHS market research, there will be approximately 45% of enterprises in North America to adopt SD-WAN in the next two years. The era of “software-defined everything” is happening in real-time and SD-WAN is already a booming […]

Deploying Multi-service Gateway for SMB to Secure Cloud Computing Services

Background Nowadays, small and medium enterprises are relying more and more on smart cloud services in order to stay connected anytime and anywhere. Indeed, cloud-based service solutions provide SMEs the flexibility and scalability for connections among their branches and client devices, at a lower investment in physical hardware. However, while enjoying the convenience and flexibility […]

Survival of the Most Agile: Evolving from Enterprise WAN to Enterprise SD-WAN

Introduction: Software-defined wide area network refers to WAN connections built and provisioned using software-defined networking (SDN) technology instead of proprietary hardware. Such virtualized WAN connections are intended for establishing highly agile and manageable enterprise networks at the compute and application tiers, between corporate HQs and branch offices or between data centers spanning large geographic distances. […]

A Next-generation Application Delivery Controller

A strategically deployed application delivery controller (ADC) provides not only improved security, visibility and acceleration; it ensures the availability of mission-critical applications. One of the global leaders in ADCs approached Lanner when they were developing their latest product. As a global leader, they were not looking for a standard run-of-the-mill application networking appliance. They were […]

WAN Optimization: Meeting the Challenge

Many of Lanner’s network appliances are suitable for wide area network (WAN) optimization. One of the products that are currently being used for this purpose is the FW-8759. One of the largest vendors in the US of WAN optimization and network bandwidth management solutions found this appliance perfect for their requirements. Their WAN optimization appliances […]

Simplifying Converged Networks for SMEs with An All-In-One Platform

Introduction Due to the rise of cloud computing and IoT (Internet of Things), enterprises all over the world have become highly concerned towards cyber security threats such as breaches. In fact, major corporations have invested billions of dollars into massive network segmentation process. Their IT teams have to operate among various networking appliances, familiarize themselves […]

Software-Defined vCPE Solution for WAN and Internet Optimization

Introduction IT managers in charge of administering network services for most of today’s multi-location businesses are expected to fulfill rules and levels of authentication based on the types of network services demanded by the local offices or transnational branches. These conventional network infrastructures, more often than not, are intended for delivering services that require almost […]

Providing the Hardware Gateway from Conventional CPE to Software-Defined CPE

Abstract The trend of cloud computing presents an opportunity to replace physical CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) with virtualized, software-defined CPE in order to establish flexible branch-to-cloud connections. Over the past few years in the industry, many enterprises have implemented virtual branch network by focusing on virtualized network services. In other words, virtual machines are replacing […]