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Secure access service edge / SASE
Cisco unveils new cloud-managed networking offerings
Cisco has announced new cloud management capabilities that offer a unified experience across the Cisco Meraki, Cisco Catalyst and Cisco Nexus portfolios.
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Wireless
Cradlepoint expands its Cellular Intelligence capabilities
Cradlepoint has announced additional Cellular Intelligence capabilities with its NetCloud service.
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Cloud
SD-WAN pricing falls significantly in line with new consumer trends
A new global study by TeleGeography has revealed that the pricing of SD-WAN has significantly fallen, and competitive cost and focus on monitoring features have driven a change in preferences.
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Cloud
Aruba ESP delivers cloud-native services for edge-to-cloud networks
Aruba has announced significant advancements to Aruba Edge Services Platform enabling organisations to keep pace with rapidly changing business requirements. 
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Firewall
Fortinet named leader for network firewalls and WAN Edge Infrastructure
It is the twelfth time the company has been recognised in this Magic Quadrant.
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Channel partners
Cradlepoint hires new APAC vice president and partner manager
Cradlepoint has appointed John Boladian to a new role for the company’s Asia Pacific region as vice president APAC Partner Sales, and Tricia Png as ASEAN partner manager.
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Packet Technologies
Exinda offers stability and QoS for WAN as Blue Coat & Sinefa reach end of life
Packet Technologies is able to replace your obsolete Blue Coat/Sinefa solution with Exinda's services and solutions.
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Network Management
Exinda: The go-to solution for traffic shaping and application performance
Over the last 24 months, Exinda has powered a massive uplift in new business.
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Cloud
Demand for on-premise software deployment rising
90% of the 405 surveyed business and technology professionals note that on-premise software sales are rising.
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5G
Fortinet releases 5G optimised solutions for networking and security
Tthe FortiGate 7121F delivers the security necessary for 5G networks and enterprise Zero Trust Access, while FortiExtender 511F-5G provides wireless WAN connectivity for SD-WAN and SASE solutions.
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SD-WAN
Aruba updates edge security platform with SD-WAN capabilities
Aruba’s latest iteration of its Edge Services Platform (ESP) has been quick to make use of HPE’s acquisition of Silver Peak in September last year.
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Cloud
SD-WAN grows in popularity during time of COVID-19
"The pandemic caused enterprises across the globe to really re-evaluate their operations and seek new ways to improve performance and efficiency."
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Cybersecurity
Dynamic security services on demand: Onboarding Fortinet’s Security Fabric
Jon McGettigan, Fortinet A/NZ Regional Director, outlines a set of cybersecurity ‘best practices’ and explains how you can deploy agile security services on demand under a CAPEX or OPEX model.
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SD-WAN
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform
Cisco launches new WAN edge platform The Catalyst 8000 Edge platform provides flexible options for secure connectivity and visibility to applications across cloud, data centre and edge.
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5G
Blue Wireless expands 5G portfolio into the Americas
Before today’s announcement, the company had previously only expanded in the Europe and Asia Pacific regions; now, Blue Wireless has added the United States, Canada and Mexico to the list of countries it serves, bringing the total to 61.
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SD-WAN
Q&A: Barracuda VP on how SD-WAN can aid in public cloud adoption
Techday caught up with Barracuda RVP of public cloud & strategic alliances Chris Hill to discuss why SD-WAN is fast becoming the launch pad into the cloud.
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SD-WAN
What the wide-area network (WAN) management of the future looks like
Organisations need to future-proof their WAN to improve network performance and address security vulnerabilities.
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5G
Cradlepoint helps partners capitalise on wireless WAN and 5G opportunities
"This is the largest revamp of the Cradlepoint Partner Program in our history - bringing together the technology alliances, business and technical frameworks."
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Cloud
SD-WAN the solution for lagging legacy WAN
“Australian organisations … need to find a network platform that will enable the required positive business changes. The answer is SD-WAN.“
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SAP
NetFoundry signs new partner to implement cloud solutions
NetFoundry AppWANs can supposedly facilitate enterprise application deployment and operations, such as SAP on Azure.
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SD-WAN
How IT leaders can best utilize secure SD-WAN
SD-WAN solutions effectively support WAN services, giving IT teams the ability to empower employees and optimise business processes.
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Edge Computing
Gartner names Silver Peak Leader in WAN Edge infrastructure
Gartner’s WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant names Silver Peak among the leaders in a growing market.
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SD-WAN
Why you should migrate from MPLS to SD-WAN – beware the challenges though
MPLS is being left behind with today's rapidly advancing business environment, which has seen many businesses rush to adopt SD-WAN with little knowledge about the many challenges.
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SD-WAN
Look before you leap: An expert's take on the pros and cons of SD-WAN
At present SD-WAN has no agreed standard and, with so many vendor options in the market, it’s important for businesses to do their homework.