Posts by Crystal Xue

IXcellerate expands Digital Silk Road with Zenlayer

Zenlayer and data center operator IXcellerate have signed an agreement to collocate IT infrastructure and create a disaster recovery site for data storage and processing in Russia. Zenlayer is reinforcing its presence in Russia as an important part of its global backbone and overall network strategy – its three Moscow points of presence are a…

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Networking 101: Primer on WAN

Most businesses, whether they be large MNCs or SMBs, use a wide area network (WAN) to share and transfer data between their employees, customers and vendors over geographical distances. While WANs are a good solution for establishing long-distance computer networks, they suffer from a few problems. When companies further expand their networks, they often encounter…

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Zenlayer Named Equinix Gold Partner

Company collaborates with Equinix to expand global SD-WAN and bare metal cloud services     Zenlayer, a global software-defined network services provider, today announced that Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, has named Zenlayer an Equinix Gold Partner. This distinction recognizes Zenlayer as a key technology partner in the Equinix Partner Program helping…

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Beginner’s Guide to Dynamic Site Acceleration

Today, many enterprises face immense pressure to deliver and update digital content at a high speed – especially e-commerce sites and software-as-a-service providers. Here’s why: The internet is powerful, but it wasn’t meant to handle dynamic applications and content. Standard Internet protocols hinder performance and present a challenge when slow page load times can be…

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Zenlayer joins Telecom Infra Project (TIP)

Zenlayer has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an engineering-focused initiative that aims to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure. Co-founded by Facebook, Intel, Nokia, SK Telecom, and Deutsche Telekom, and driven by operators, infrastructure providers, and system integrators, TIP explores new approaches and technologies across three focus areas – access,…

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5 Healthcare Technology Trends in 2018

  As the world continues to globalize, healthcare and technology are becoming increasingly intertwined. Today, health IT companies all over the world are spearheading pioneering concepts that aim to revolutionize the healthcare industry. Let’s take a look at five technology trends that are permeating healthcare in 2018 and beyond.   1. Robotic Surgery Gaining Traction…

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Zenlayer Achieves Standard Technology Partner Status in the AWS Partner Network

Zenlayer’s SD-WAN and Cloud Connect services provide private, low-latency connectivity Zenlayer, a global software-defined network and services provider, today announced that it has achieved Standard Technology Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). This distinction recognizes that Zenlayer offers proven expertise, technical proficiency and success in helping enterprise customers build hybrid…

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Interview: Zenlayer and PLDT talk SD-WAN partnership

Wade Chen, Director of Global Alliance of Zenlayer; Victor Tria, Vice President and Head of Corporate Business Solutions of PLDT Alpha and Richard Ortega, Managing Director, Senior Advisor of PLDT Alpha were interviewed by JSA TV at ITW 2018. The three representatives discussed the partnership between Zenlayer and PLDT to deliver SD-WAN technology to the Philippines. SD-WAN…

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Zenlayer to Present at DevOps International Summit

Zenlayer has been invited to present at the DevOps International Summit on September 22, 2018 in Santa Clara, CA. The event will bring together 100+ network, devops and AI experts from around the world to discuss the DevOps framework, methods, processes, best practices, technologies and tools. Patrick Huang, Systems Engineer at Zenlayer, is scheduled to…

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What is Anycast and How Does it Work?

Anycast overview Anycast is a network addressing and routing method that attributes a single IP address to multiple servers in a network. The idea behind anycast is that data is sent to the closest server based on the location of the user request. By doing so, the user can reduce network hops and latency, reducing…

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A Brief Introduction: What is SD-WAN?

With increased cloud adoption driving digital transformation in the enterprise, SD-WAN has quickly emerged as an integral part of IT strategies. Research from Gartner indicates that by the end of 2019, 30% of enterprises will have deployed SD-WAN in their branches. In addition, International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that global SD-WAN revenue will exceed $6…

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