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Podcast: Omdia on HPE's $925M acquisition of Silver Peak

Omdia's Cliff Grossner explains how this acquisition may impact the industry at large and shares his predictions for the SD-WAN market in the coming months.

Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Company of the Year (Public)

Five companies – Amdocs, Ciena, CommScope, Fortinet and Vonage – made the cut in the Company of the Year (Public) category.

Juniper's Mist AI navigates fog in the WAN

The fourth generation of Juniper's Mist platform aims to utilize artificial intelligence to automate anomaly detection and take proactive actions in enterprises' WANs.

Podcast: Remote access rundown with Omdia's Rik Turner

Omdia Principal Analyst Rik Turner discusses whether SASE is the next evolution of SD-WAN and security, why ZTA is front of mind during COVID-19 and more.

BT and Ericsson behind UK's first Industry 4.0 live 5G factory

BT says the UK's first live 5G factory is now live – a fully automated Industry 4.0 system on a private network built with Ericsson kit at the W5G testbed.

Masergy overhauls SD-WAN, boards SASE train

As part of its SASE overhaul, Masergy claims to now deliver 100% availability SLAs for its network and cloud platform, which includes 100% site-level uptime guarantees, cloud service availability and in-sequence packet delivery for customers on Masergy's network.

Herding cats: The quest for 'standard' NFVi

Network operators require a single common infrastructure to simplify operations and cut costs. But is there a single right answer to that problem?

Podcast: What's the story with SD-WAN?

On this episode of 'What's the Story?' – a new series from the Light Reading Podcast – Kelsey Ziser talks with pod host Nicole Ferraro about SD-WAN: the latest news, why it matters and what's likely to happen next.

HPE fashionably late to SD-WAN party with Silver Peak acquisition

The addition of Silver Peak to HPE's Aruba will assist enterprises in their edge-to-cloud transformations – the ease of which they can access cloud applications, support remote workers, and put data closer to the user.

HPE adds SD-WAN to edge strategy with $925M Silver Peak purchase

HPE said it will purchase Silver Peak, a leading SD-WAN vendor, with an eye toward supporting its edge-to-cloud strategy. Silver Peak will live inside HPE's Aruba unit.

AT&T adds Cisco to managed SD-WAN menu

In addition to Cisco Secure SD-WAN Technology, AT&T has an existing partnership with VMware for SD-WAN services.

Aryaka and Alibaba Cloud amp up SD-WAN in APAC

Alibaba's customers approached Aryaka about the need for a partnership between the companies to expand SD-WAN availability and access to public clouds in the APAC region.

VMware jumps on the SASE train with zero-trust access service

VMware is integrating its SD-WAN service and Workspace ONE to provide the zero-trust service, and will deploy the service in over 100 locations.

SD-WAN market to exceed $4B by 2023 – report

While the COVID-19 pandemic slowed SD-WAN market momentum in the first half of 2020, Futuriom forecasts a pickup in the second half of 2020 and into 2021 as more enterprise employees work from home and require secure, remote access services.

Verizon's Virtual Network Services taps Cisco for new white box

In lieu of using purpose-built devices such as routers, firewalls and switches, Verizon's enterprise customers can access the VNS portfolio to deploy, manage and orchestrate VNFs from a central location.

Trump's 5G stimulus plan flush with cash... and questions

President Trump is reportedly preparing a $1 trillion stimulus proposal that would include a 5G element. But how the president doles out money for 5G remains a mystery.

Fortinet lights up SD-WAN service for Spark NZ

Spark has a long-standing partnership with Fortinet for its security services and will now offer Fortinet Secure SD-WAN to corporate, enterprise and government customers.

VMware keeps its vim

Pandemic hardly lays a glove on Q1.

GTT CEO Calder sets his exit

The exec wraps up a 13-year stint at a surging upstart carrier that very rarely sat still.

Cable broadband access equipment market will rebound, eventually

But, thanks partly to the current COVID-19 hit, the market won't approach its previous heights until at least the middle of the decade when next-gen access technologies finally kick in.

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