The Connectivity Transformation Blog

What is Network as a Service (NaaS)?

Organizations are moving at a more furious pace than ever to provision and manage their increasingly complex networks. With rapid growth of cloud and remote workforce connectivity making things ever more diverse, the demand for self service provisioning and simple network management is growing. Enter the latest buzz in the connectivity world, something known as Network as a Service (NaaS). Like most new technology solutions developing from the primordial ooze, the specifics around the feature sets of solutions in this space are still emerging. That said, it’s still important for network practitioners to understand the fundamentals and be aware of what is coming to market. While the solutions are so young, customers who are having early conversations with vendors can help shape the direction of this space.
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Introducing DynaSASE

WAN Dynamics is excited to announce DynaSASE, a new way for branch office and work-from-anywhere users to securely connect to essential business applications. DynaSASE melds managed cloud based next-generation firewall capabilities, cloud access security broker and remote user access with our already popular DynaWAN offering.
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How Does SD-WAN Improve My Traffic?

Packet Loss, jitter and out of order packets are all problems that we run into when troubleshooting a circuit issue. In most cases, the only answer is to open a ticket with the carrier and wait for them to fix it. Most SD-WAN solutions now have ways to make the best of these circumstances and help ensure your traffic continues uninterrupted until the circuit issues can be resolved. Here I will go over some of the remediation techniques that can be used by an SD-WAN solution to help ensure your traffic gets where it needs to go.
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Arista Tips & Tricks: Connecting to Arista switches via SSH Key Based Authentication

Using SSH key based authentication for managing Arista switches can be useful for the purposes of better security, automation and not having to remember passwords. In this blog post, we’ll go through an example on how to set SSH key based authentication with Arista switches. These instructions should cover any MacOS or Linux variant operating system. Windows works as well but I don’t use it so you would be on your own to configure Windows on the client side. The switch configuration would be the same for any operating system you choose.
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Join WAN Dynamics in Las Vegas!

WAN Dynamics is proud to announce that our management and channel sales team anticipate attending Channel Partners Conference & Expo and theMSP Summit at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV from Monday November 1st through Thursday November 4th of this year. We are excited to see some friendly faces at the biggest channel show around and have been anxiously awaiting it’s return.
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WAN Dynamics is One of Five Arista Certified Services Partners in the World

WAN Dynamics is proud to announce that our engineering team has successfully completed both stages required in order to become fully certified Arista Service Delivery Engineers (SDEs). With these certifications, WAN Dynamics has officially become an Arista Certified Services Partner (ACSP), a very prestigious accreditation in network engineering circles held by only five organizations globally. 
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WAN Dynamics on List of Top Global MSPs

WAN Dynamics is proud to announce placement in the prestigious Channel Futures MSP 501 list of the top Managed Service Providers (MSPs) in the world. Debuting on the list at No. 291 in our first year of application, we are thrilled to be on the world’s most comprehensive MSP survey and ranking list in the IT channel.
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Can Windows Update Impact Your SD-WAN Network?

A feature of modern SD-WAN technology is the ability for branch locations to build dynamic tunnels to each other for taking the shortest WAN path to circumvent transiting a central hub. This optimizes VoIP and data transfer between branches for the duration of the session and then tunnels are torn down automatically to save on processing resources. SD-WAN vendors often price their hardware and software licensing based on tiered models to handle processing the number of tunnels needed for the environment. Because of this, it is important to choose the most cost effective model for the needs of the particular hub/branch locations. Though many perform due diligence to appropriately size and license correctly, there can be some variables that throw a wrench in the works.
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WAN Dynamics Partners with Infiot

WAN Dynamics is excited to announce our partnership with Infiot, an exciting new vendor in Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN), Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and Work from Anywhere (WFA) connectivity spaces. Founded in 2018 and emerging from stealth in October 2020, the founders and key people at Infiot have past successes in next generation WAN technologies from notable innovators such as VeloCloud/VMware & Viptela/Cisco. We expect great things from them which is why we have partnered together in order to create some compelling solutions under the umbrella of our DynaWAN suite of managed services products.
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