The Connectivity Transformation Blog

7 Key Considerations When Buying Dedicated Internet Access (DIA)

As utilization of the public cloud grows and solutions like SD-WAN and VoIP overtake legacy communications products, good connectivity has grown more important than ever. More and more network engineers are opting for higher bandwidth connections and instituting more stringent standards on redundancy to support these needs.
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SD-WAN: A Technology That Changed My Life

Six years ago, in 2014, I worked at a regional telecommunications service provider that had encountered this technology called “SD-WAN” in our market. I was the head of solutions engineering at the time and it was the first that I had heard of such a thing!
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Fortinet FortiGate HA Pair Mystery

Recently while setting up a new Fortinet FortiGate firewall High Availability (HA) pair, I ran into an issue that I hadn’t encountered before. The goal was to set up an active/standby HA pair and having done this many times, didn’t think much of it when configuring the normal HA settings...
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Case Study: Apple Growth Partners ~ Enabling Rapid Acquisitions with SD-WAN

Apple Growth Partners are specialists and CPAs with backgrounds in accounting, finance, law, business management, and technology.  WAN Dynamics is helping them grow with managed SD-WAN and professional consulting services.
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EOS Upgrade With Ansible

Even though managing Arista switches is pretty great, sometimes performing things like software upgrades can be tedious and boring, especially when there are a lot of switches to upgrade at a time. Here at WAN Dynamics, we like to solve tedious problems with automation so to for this particular challenge.
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WAN Dynamics at VMworld 2018

What a great week at VMware's VMworld 2018 event in Las Vegas, the first VMworld conference for WAN Dynamics. Our primary interest at the show was to learn more about what is in store for the VeloCloud product as it is one of the key solutions for our managed SD-WAN product, DynaWAN. After this event, it's more clear than ever that VMware might just be the best organization for VeloCloud to have been acquired by.
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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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Dual Datacenter DMZ With VXLAN, VARP, VRF & OSPF with Arista Networks

WAN Dynamics Senior Network Engineer Kevin Giusti explains the dual datacenter DMZ configuration with VXLAN, VARP, VRF & OSPF.
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