Here is where you will find videos, podcasts, white papers, blog posts and other media to learn more about WAN Dynamics' solutions. Be sure to check back often to see the latest content we have to share.
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Demo: Zoom Video Conferencing Failover Demonstration
Demo: VoIP Call SD-WAN Failover Demonstration
Customer Testimonial: Apple Growth Partners
Customer Testimonial: Saber Healthcare
Webinar: Driving Rapid Healthcare Enterprise Growth with SD-WAN
Podcast: Telecom Radio One's Phil Howard Interviews Jason Gintert


SCP on Arista Switches

It’s the year 2022 so can we collectively agree to stop using insecure protocols like FTP and TFTP to transfer files to and from your network devices? One of the many advantages of Arista switches is that you can use Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) which is an encrypted protocol to move files to and from them and also use the switch itself as an SCP source or destination. Years ago if you were remote and performed a firmware update to a network device you’d have to set up an FTP or TFTP server and then deal with the headaches when doing active vs. passive FTP if going through a firewall etc. With SCP it runs over port 22 (same as SSH) so in theory if you can SSH to the device you should also be able to SCP to it.
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WAN Dynamics Rises Up 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. This year listed at #105, up from #291 last year, WAN Dynamics is thrilled to ascend the world’s most comprehensive MSP survey and ranking list in the channel.
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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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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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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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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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WAN Dynamics Blog

Remote Packet Capture over SSH on Arista EOS

Packet Captures or PCAPs are often necessary for network engineers to get to the root cause of issues in a network. As an esteemed friend and talented network engineering friend likes to say, “PCAP or it didn’t happen.” That said, getting a packet capture can be fraught with issues. How do you get mirrored packets for capture to a laptop or other computer that can review them onsite? Can you easily get a remote desktop session going to it? What if that host goes to sleep or goes offline for some reason? Is there a user that has the technical capability at the location in question to set up a capture?
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WAN Dynamics on Prestigious Weatherhead 100 List

WAN Dynamics is proud to announce fourth-place in the Upstart category of the Weatherhead 100. This award, given out annually by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, recognizes the fastest-growing companies in Northeast Ohio. To be eligible for the award, companies must be privately held and headquartered in Northeast Ohio. They must also demonstrate significant revenue growth over the past four years. This year, WAN Dynamics was among a highly competitive group of companies vying for a spot on the Weatherhead 100 list.
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WAN Dynamics on the INC5000!

Inc. 5000 announced that WAN Dynamics, a leading provider of managed and professional network services for medium and large enterprise customers globally, has made its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful companies within the economy's most dynamic segment—its independent businesses. Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. 
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WAN Dynamics Added to Sandler Partners Portfolio

WAN Dynamics is excited to announce our addition to the Sandler Partners Portfolio! WAN Dynamics has signed with a Sandler Strong Evergreen agreement, becoming part of the Sandler Partners community. Sandler Partners will now be able to help their customers make their networks more agile in order to reduce operating expense, lessen time to deployment, prevent outages and eliminate costly configuration errors. WAN Dynamics designs custom network solutions as well as provides both professional consulting and managed services across a range of diverse, essential enterprise networking areas for their global list of clients.
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Practical Uses for Palo Alto Panorama Templates

Palo Alto Networks Panorama is a great tool that enables organizations to manage and analyze many firewalls at scale. Our customers often ask for improvements that make deploying or maintaining firewalls a more repeatable, consistent process. Templates can certainly help with this. However, if not properly planned and executed it can lead to the opposite effect by introducing unnecessary complexity, additional deployment tasks, and the potential for issues down the road. The best time to plan a template strategy is at the time of a new deployment. It’s much easier to build out with the right approach than have to rebuild it once already in production. There are a few template strategies that we encounter in the field:
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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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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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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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Technical Terms Defined

Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)

SD-WAN is a suite of network technologies that allows companies to build higher-performance WANs using lower-cost and commercially available Internet access, enabling businesses to partially or wholly replace more expensive private WAN connection technologies such as MPLS

Secure Access Services Edge (SASE)

SASE is a security framework for enabling secure and fast cloud adoption, and helping ensure both users and devices have secure cloud access to applications, data and services anywhere, any time.

Connectivity Transformation

Much how "Digital Transformation" is the integration of digital technology into all areas of a business and adopting next gen services like public cloud, "Connectivity Transformation" is the resulting changes in how users and networks evolve to adapt to their own "Digital Transformation" efforts.

Network Automation

Network automation uses programmable logic to manage network resources (routers, switches, firewalls, etc) and services (network security, load balancing, etc). Network automation allows network operations teams to configure, scale, protect, and integrate network infrastructure and application services more quickly than when performed manually by users.