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The WAN Manager Podcast 005: The WAN and Working from Home
The WAN Manager Podcast 004: Benchmarkers Anonymous

The WAN Manager Podcast 004: Benchmarkers Anonymous

June 29, 2020

Greg asks an analyst about all things benchmarking. TeleGeography Senior Analyst and Data Science Manager Mike Bisaha steps in to explain best practices in measuring your wide area network against your goals.

So who benchmarks? How does this make life easier for a WAN manager? What has benchmarking taught us about networks? And how have the goals of WAN managers shifted over the last five to ten years?

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The WAN Manager Podcast 003: Going to the Source

The WAN Manager Podcast 003: Going to the Source

June 22, 2020

Globalinternet Chief Portfolio Officer Mike Lloyd joins Greg to talk about, naturally, sourcing internet.

They zero in on the biggest challenges in internet sourcing and the most efficient solutions Mike has seen when it comes to buying internet from ISPs around the globe.

Adding internet as part of a hybrid MPLS solution? Adding a second line for SD-WAN or local breakouts for SaaS applications? Ditching MPLS altogether? The modern WAN increasingly includes internet alongside or in place of traditional telco services. And these two have seen it all.

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The WAN Manager Podcast 002: The SD-WAN Marketplace of Ideas

The WAN Manager Podcast 002: The SD-WAN Marketplace of Ideas

June 12, 2020

Here at the WAN Manager Podcast, it's time to ask an analyst. That means we've invited an expert from TeleGeography to discuss the data behind wide area networking.

Today, Senior Research Manager Brianna Boudreau sits down with Greg to explore the SD-WAN marketplace. The pair digs into how the vendor landscape and partner ecosystem has developed over the years. 

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The WAN Manager Podcast 001: A Zero Trust State of Mind

The WAN Manager Podcast 001: A Zero Trust State of Mind

June 12, 2020

Welcome to the first episode of the WAN Manager Podcast. In this special summer series, TeleGeography's Greg Bryan dives into all things wide area networking. He's bringing data, he's calling network experts, and he's sharing stories from WAN managers around the globe.

Today he's joined by Lionel Marie, Network Innovation Manager at Schneider Electric. The two waste no time getting into zero trust security, adoption, vendor selection, and the impact of COVID-19 on WAN management. 

 

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Coming Soon: The WAN Manager Podcast

Coming Soon: The WAN Manager Podcast

June 12, 2020

TeleGeography's Greg Bryan has a microphone, a seemingly endless supply of data, and the phone numbers of some prominent WAN experts.

Join him for this special series on the world of wide area networking. You'll hear from managers on the enterprise side, the experts who serve their networking needs, and TeleGeography analysts armed with Excel sheets and survey data.

Coming June 2020.