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How Does SD-WAN Support Internet of Things (IoT) Growth?

SDWAN IoT

With cloud computing being pushed to the edge, the demand for flexibility, visibility and performance are becoming more important than ever. Internet of Things (IoT) workloads in particular will require higher levels of support. According to Gartner, there will be approximately 1.7 billion new IoT devices per year attaching to the enterprise network in 2023…

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Planning for Success in a Multi-Cloud Environment

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84 percent of companies use a multi-cloud strategy today, according to Rightscale’s 2019 State of the Cloud. It’s easy to see why CIOs are going all in – their IT teams can enjoy scalable workloads, say goodbye to vendor lock-in, reduce the risk of service interruptions and choose the right cloud for specific workload requirements. However,…

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3 Key Reasons Businesses Are Migrating to IPv6

IPv6 has been an approved network layer protocol for over a decade now, but adoption has been slow until recent years – simply because there weren’t enough compelling reasons for deployment. However, due to the explosion in applications, data and IT services, more IPv4 addresses are being depleted. With future scalability of the Internet (and…

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3 Tips for a Successful SD-WAN Deployment

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You’ve probably heard of SD-WAN by now, and maybe your company has SD-WAN adoption in the books for your IT strategy this year. The benefits are hard to ignore: automatic provisioning, full network visibility, centralized management, cost savings and more. However, migration is no easy undertaking and requires thorough planning and preparation to ensure that…

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How to be Prepared for a Cloud Outage in 2019

Cloud outages can happen at any time. Equipment malfunctions, software bugs go undetected, natural disasters occur and unforeseen situations can hit your customers hard if you’re not well prepared to resolve the issue. Infrastructure is not fail-proof, and this is the case for even prominent cloud service providers like Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.…

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4 Tips to Control Public Cloud Spending

Zenlayer PLDT SD-WAN partnership

Public cloud adoption is exploding and promises a number of benefits, including reduced CAPEX and OPEX costs. However, without proper monitoring and the right processes in place, cloud spending can actually spiral out of control. Given that organizations that have done little or no cloud cost optimization can overspend by 70% and upward, according to…

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Why Network Automation is Climbing the Priority Ladder for IT Teams

Network Automation

As business size grows, so too does complexity. Modern enterprises are juggling more cloud providers, data and applications than ever before, and things can get stressful – fast. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of network automation and how SD-WAN plays a part in automation. Simplifed network management With the number of routers, switches,…

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Zenlayer opens new Singapore office to serve Southeast Asia

After a period of rapid growth, Zenlayer has launched its seventh international office in Singapore. The new locale will enable better service to clients in the APAC region and represents a key part of our strategy to build deeper relationships with local carriers and data center providers. Zenlayer hosted an opening reception on February 20…

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Better Together: UCaaS and SD-WAN

Some things in life are better together than apart. In this case, we’re talking about unified communications as a service (UCaaS) and software-defined WAN (SD-WAN). With speed and scalability becoming top of mind and business success increasingly determined by latency and uptime, these two historically separate domains are now becoming more inseparable. Here’s why UCaaS…

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Zenplayers Travel to Shanghai and Japan for Annual Company Trip

Zenlayer Japan Annual Trip

After a year of hard work, Zenplayers were excited to gather in Shanghai, China to set sail on a cruise to Japan. On January 8th, employees embarked on a 6-day cruise touring Fukuoka and Nagasaki. This trip was intended to support company culture, bringing together employees from around the world to meet and network, and…

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2018 Year in Review: Zenlayer Highlights and Achievements

2018 year in review

As the Zenlayer team prepares to ring in 2019, we’d like to look back at 2018 and reflect on some key highlights and milestones that we’re proud of this year.   Check out these posts:   Zenlayer forms strategic partnership with PLDT to deliver SD-WAN technology to Philippines Zenlayer adds Tencent Cloud to portfolio of…

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Networking 101: Primer on WAN

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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