The Connectivity Transformation Blog

Why Arista + Ansible Is A Perfect Marriage For Network Automation

WAN Dynamics has been spending a lot more time with Ansible when deploying and managing customer network environments. Arista is one of our closest partners so we use their gear a lot and have come to realize a few truths to automating Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS) environments with Ansible. Here are some reasons we’ve found why Ansible and Arista come together like peanut butter and jelly:
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Connecting the Cloud in 2018: SDN, SD-WAN and Multicloud

On the tail of a new report that details how SDN & SD-WAN are becoming a mainstream consideration within many organizations, we have been pondering on why SD-WAN and cloud based network solutions have struck such a chord. 2017 was an incredible year of transformation in the network industry and 2018 is shaping up to be even bigger!
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SD-WAN Failover Demonstration: Yep, it's that easy!

Want to see SD-WAN in action? WAN Dynamics CTO Jason Gintert presents an impromptu video showing just how incredibly seamless access failover is using VeloCloud SD-WAN. Here Jason demonstrates failover from cable Internet to 4G/LTE in the middle of a hosted IP phone call, and the call does not drop! See it for yourself!
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How Software Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) Provides Reliable Voice And Video Services Over The Internet

For as long as organizations have tried to make real-time services like voice or video work over Internet Protocol (IP) network pipes, there have been very basic requirements in order to make said services operate effectively. The first requirement for these sensitive applications was a dedicated, business class network line to carry this traffic.
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