Entries by Stefanie Ryan Whittington

What is SASE and What Does it Mean for SD-WAN Users?

You may have already heard of software-defined wide area networks (SD-WAN), but are you familiar with SASE yet? SASE rhymes with “classy” and stands for Secure Access Service Edge. Introduced by Gartner and other security professionals in mid-2019, SASE blends WAN edge with network security in a cloud service. Here, we’ll explore reasons to adopt […]

What is SD-Branch and What it Means for Network Teams

For the last few years, the networking space has seen some dramatic changes, taking it to the forefront (or backbone) of today’s latest technology advancements. Platforms like IoT, the advance of 5G, AI, and security are all surging forward into business operational plans for IT teams. Without the backbone of a strong network that can […]

3 Ways You Can Better Monitor Your Network

Networks today are crammed with more and more metrics that relay network health, uptime, reliability, and performance. It can be tedious to keep an eye on all of these if your network is extensive across the country or the globe. With many different carriers, connection applications, specific protocols, etc., it’s imperative to make sure you’re […]

Defining the Network Edge at VMworld 2019

This week we’re gearing up right before the 2019 VMworld event in San Francisco. The largest event of the year for those that live in the VeloCloud and VMware world, and by far the most exciting when it comes to showcasing how the network has evolved even since the event last year. Surrounded by experts […]

How to Connect Remote Workers Utilizing SD-WAN

Prior to the age of SD-WAN solutions organizations had limited choices for connecting distant offices. In those days, it was a huge decision to invest in local servers and database infrastructure, as well as MPLS and WANs. These days, it makes more sense to use SD-WAN due to the flexibility in how it supports employees in remote […]

MEC: What is it and How is it Enabling Smarter Networks

MEC or Multi-access edge compute, is a platform in which enterprises are enabled to leverage some of the most powerful new technologies. Living at the edge of the network, multi-access edge computing is enabling new advanced technologies to flourish with a backbone that supports them. Features of MEC Incredibly Low Latency Because MEC enables platforms […]

Why You Should Consider SD-WAN Technology

Businesses that rely on big data can cut costs using SD-WAN technology. It’s a faster and more efficient way to deliver information to branch offices through the cloud, which is why it’s used by large organizations. Here are some basics you should know about this technology and how it can streamline your organization. Control and Connectivity Some of […]

How to Prepare for 5G with SD-WAN

The next big wave in broadband and cellular technology will be 5G, which is why organizations should consider simplifying networking with SD-WAN solutions. While SD-WAN technology has been around for a while, it’s constantly evolving and expanding globally. Here are major reasons to jump on this technology, which will prepare your company for 5G. Why Businesses Choose […]

IoT in Retail Enables Personalized Shopping Experiences and New Customer Insights

IoT in retail has been a major game-changer for the way business is done today. This technology can enable a personalized shopping experience, increase sales and reduce operating expenses. IoT technology enables retailers to embed a sensor in merchandise that then sends relevant  information to the cloud. By tapping into IoT, retailers can eliminate shopping hassles […]

Building the Enterprise Intelligent Network

The Complex Enterprise Network Not only has SD-WAN changed the enterprise network landscape but it’s enabled a vast array of new technologies. It’s a competitive landscape out there today with enterprises needed to stay one step ahead of the competition at all times. This means that every little advantage can be a differentiator in customer […]

QOS Networks Named Fastest Growing Company of the Year by the Stevie® Awards

The award reflects triple digit year-over-year growth from QOS Networks QOS Networks announced today they were the recipient of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year category in The 17th Annual American Business Awards®. The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the […]