Unpacking DMVPN and making most of DMVPNs

DMVPN (Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private Network) is a VPN solution that is designed to create tunnel connectivity between branch offices or between branch offices and hub. One of the key challenges in VPNs is the IP addressing scheme, especially if static IP is not available for the end-point. This creates […]

How to reduce MPLS cost with SD-WAN

MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) has been one of the primary methods for carriers and Internet service providers to provide premium point to point connectivity for businesses. The primary use case of MPLS links is connecting various branch offices to each other, i.e. connecting private networks over layer-2, i.e. the delivery […]

IoT gateway options and best practices

The definition of IoT (Internet of Things) can be illusive as it encapsulates a large variety of industries and use cases. For the purpose of this article, we will consider any type of device that generates any type of data via sensors that needs to be transmitted over the Internet […]

Are Internet load balancers here to stay? Two opposing arguments, you decide

Before we present the two opposing arguments about Internet load balancers and the trends around it, let’s start with defining what we mean with the term “Internet load balancer”. Internet load balancer usually refers to the technology that is is the Internet gateway that is responsible for deciding how the […]