SD-WAN enhancements

Masergy has introduced significant enhancements to its Managed SD-WAN Go solution. Upgrades include sophisticated application routing and automatic path control, as well as an embedded advanced firewall and router. A core component of the company’s comprehensive Hybrid Networking solutions suite, SD-WAN Go is the ideal solution for hybrid SD-WAN deployments.

Leading Japanese internet exchange provider boosts interconnect service capacity

Japan Internet Exchange Co., Ltd. (JPIX), a leading Internet Exchange (IX) provider in Japan, has deployed the Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to scale network capacity in its Tokyo and Osaka metropolitan area networks and support the cost-efficient delivery of high-performance interconnect services, including 10G, 40G, and 100G. Delivered in cooperation with Coriant’s strategic local partner UNIADEX Ltd., the Coriant Groove™ G30 solution will help JPIX meet the increasing Internet exchange traffic demands of its domestic, regional, and international customers.

Virtual Instruments extends deep infrastructure visibility and performance insights

Virtual Instruments has introduced a 'breakthrough' new version of VirtualWisdom, the industry’s most comprehensive infrastructure performance monitoring and analytics platform. By visualising the infrastructure in the context of the application, VirtualWisdom enables organisations to accelerate digital transformation, improve business agility and proactively manage the cost and performance of their enterprise data centres.

Verizon helps enterprises simplify and transform their businesses through virtualization

Verizon Enterprise Solutions says that enterprises of any size embracing network virtualization have a new option for achieving simpler, more centralized billing; better cost control; and lower capital expenses. Virtual Network Services – One offers single line-item, ‘pay-as-you-go’ pricing and billing for hardware, software and management services, as well as an option for centralized contracting and billing.

Wi-Fi anxiety

Mobile workers connect to eight public hotspots every week on average; one in five connects to more than 20.

Android-based smart network tester

NetScout Systems has launched LinkRunner G2, said to be the world’s first Android-based smart network tester. For organizations challenged by the rapid growth of network-connected devices, this next-generation test tool enables IT professionals to accelerate deployments and speed problem identification, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of network operations.

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