SD-WAN product revenues reached $844 million in Q2, an increase of more than 30% year-over-year. This shows, overall, that the pandemic hasn't negatively impacted the SD-WAN market, says Omdia's Dominika Koncewicz.
While 64% of companies say they are using AIOps, ZK Research's Zeus Kerravala says many AIOps services are missing a key component – artificial intelligence.
The 2021 Leading Lights Awards winners have been announced during our online video ceremony where we linked together Light Reading's editors from all over the globe to announce the results.
Orange Business Services ranks first in Vertical Systems Group's SD-WAN Global Leaderboard, followed by AT&T, Verizon and NTT.
On the heels of MEF's recent update to its LSO Sonata APIs, Light Reading caught up with Colt's Fahim Sabir to hear more on what Sonata's facelift means for MEF's service provider members.
Extreme's CTO Nabil Bukhari discusses the company's decision to acquire Ipanema and its plans for entering the SD-WAN market.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange turns to Ericsson for mobile money boost; Vodafone, ITU combine on mobile Internet initiative in Africa and beyond; BT's emissions target moves closer.
This is the first SD-WAN service Logix is deploying; executives say security, network visibility and application prioritization are among key features.
Concerns around cost and ease of use stalled SD-WAN deployments for remote workers, but the tide is turning as remote access tools improve and enterprises budget for a long-term distributed workforce.
Light Reading editors discuss trends they're seeing, what's happening in the awards categories that they're judging and what they've learned from the contest entries as they dig in and prepare to announce this year's winners.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom lands new deal with Asahi; BT enters the quantum realm; MTN gets an upgrade from Nokia.
Light Reading is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights Awards program, which is now in its 17th year.
As an MPLS, VPN, SD-WAN and managed services provider, Masergy is a great fit for Comcast Business, says Vertical Systems Group's Rosemary Cochran.
Play for Masergy, a key supplier of SD-WAN and cloud services with more than 1,400 customers worldwide, aims to accelerate Comcast Business' plans to serve midsized and enterprise-level customers.
The acquisition is expected to close in October 2021.
Colt says Remote Access provides users with secure access to their business data and applications, based on their role or profile, from any location.
The patent-pending Performance Edge service is aimed at assisting home workers, SD-WAN, SASE and MPLS customers in improving their broadband performance by reducing packet loss.
The vendor is still finding it difficult to make headway against SD-WAN incumbents such as Cisco and VMware.
MEF says certifications are up 75% since May 2020 among service providers – of the 60 certifications, 42 are service providers.
This brings SASE supplier Versa Network's total funding raised to a cool $196 million.