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XR600P – The Latest Addition to Aerohive’s SD-WAN Portfolio

Today I’m excited to finally talk to you about the brand-new XR600P, the latest addition to Aerohive’s growing SD-WAN solution. This router has been built from the ground up to deliver the best possible SD-WAN experience for mid-enterprise environments. Similar to the XR200P, the XR600P supports application flow control, identity-driven policy enforcement, link state monitoring, […]

Why You Should Be Thinking About Multi-Site Network Management

Organizations generally don’t start out as planning to become multi-site. It often just happens. Either growth or circumstances usually determines it. The problem for IT managers is when their networking setup at the main corporate office doesn’t lend itself to expansion across multiple sites. For this reason, regardless of expansion plans, IT departments should always […]

SD-WAN: Zero-Touch Provisioning & Auto-VPN

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. In this 5-part series, the key benefits of this exciting new technology are explored. In this final post of the series, we’ll look at how SD-WAN streamlines deployment, while enabling branches to effortlessly connect together via advanced […]

SD-WAN: Application & Identity-Driven Policies

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. In this 5-part series, the key benefits of this exciting new technology will be explored. WAN connectivity is often a costly investment, whether it’s MPLS, broadband or cellular. Any package purchased through a service provider will be […]

SD-WAN: Link-State Monitoring & Dynamic Path Selection

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. In this 5-part series, the key benefits of this exciting new technology will be explored. There are two areas of WAN connectivity that often bring frustration – availability and performance. Link-state monitoring enables a routing device to […]

What is SD-WAN? – Reference Poster

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. We are in the process of publishing a 5-part blog series on the key components of SD-WAN, but what about something that is easier to digest and reference? It’s here! A one-page, vendor-neutral reference poster that covers […]

SD-WAN: Policy Unification

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. In this 5-part series, the key benefits of this exciting new technology will be explored. In a previous post, the benefits of centralized orchestration were discussed. Centralized orchestration creates an effective platform for policy unification. There are […]

SD-WAN: Centralized Orchestration

Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) is an innovative new approach to the deployment, management and operation of WANs. In this 5-part series, the key benefits of this exciting new technology will be explored. Part 1: Centralized Orchestration Problems often arise when an organization experiences growth and expands its outreach to other locations. Unfortunately, positive business […]

Aerohive Announces SD-WAN Solution and XR200P Router

Aerohive changed the enterprise Wi-Fi market when it announced a cloud-managed solution. It also changed how we think about the LAN when it introduced SD-LAN. Now, it’s changing how multiple sites are managed and monitored with its SD-WAN solution.