Author: John Burke

We've been wrestling with this one at Nemertes for many years.  Early on in our research around enterprise cloud use (back around 2010) we asked whether folks had a private cloud and got sensible answers, overwhelmingly in the negative. Almost nobody said they had a...

One of the great challenges of the present moment in IT and specifically for the WAN is resolving the disconnect between application and service architecture on the one hand, and the architecture of the WAN on the other.  In a nutshell: the continuing shift of work...

In our 2016 Cloud and Networking Benchmark, Nemertes heard a lot of enthusiasm from early adopters of SD-WAN. And a healthy amount of caution. About 18% of organizations are deploying some flavor of SD-WAN. Mostly, they have been drawn in by twin promises: that SD-WAN will...

Jan. 16th to 20th, 2017 Break the status quo with Enterprise Grade SD-WAN Attend this summit to understand why SD-WAN is one of the fastest adopted SDN technology, and what to look for in an SD-WAN solution. Leading industry analysts, technology players, and service providers come together...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Executive Summary Enterprise architects and security managers have often wanted but shied away from secure segmentation of their internal networks. Wanted, in order to provide a much higher level of security against lateral attacks and deeper visibility into network use; shied away from, for fear that...

I covered VDI closely for many years, several of which were dubbed "The Year of VDI" even though that never quite seemed to gel. Our 2014-2015 Enterprise Technology Benchmark showed VDI adoption by nearly 70% of enterprises, and more importantly VDI use spreading inside those companies to steadily...

You've heard about the impact SD-WAN can have on WAN spending, particularly of large networks. But link cost reduction is not the only value organizations get, and not the only factor in understanding the true costs and returns on using SD-WAN. We'll explore the business...