SD-WAN vs MPLS: David and Goliath?

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. SD-WAN vs MPLS: David and Goliath? MPLS is considered the top of the line inter-connectivity between two end points. The idea behind the advantage of  MPLS is that it traverses an infrastructure that is operated only by a single operator (usually the local ILEC) and therefore can […]

Link Balancers Legacy versus Modern

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. Link Balancers – Legacy vs Modern Link balancers are routers, gateways and firewalls that are engineered to be able to spread Internet traffic over 2 or more Internet lines. This is a fairly straightforward functionality on paper, so why is then link balancers can have difference performance […]

Top 3 Right Reasons to Consider SD-WAN

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. Top 3 Right Reasons to Consider SD-WAN SD-WAN (Software Defined Wide Area Networks) is the cutting edge technology in terms of providing connectivity for enterprises and various other vertical market use cases. However, as in any other cutting edge technology, this doesn’t necessarily mean that your organization […]

2017 Predictions for SD-WAN

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. 2017 Predictions for SD-WAN 2016 was a significant year for Mushroom Networks, but also for the industry as a whole. In our humble opinion, the most compelling change in past year has been that the recognition that the WAN has become the performance bottleneck for cloud services. […]

What to Look for in a VNF Load Balancer

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. What to Look for in a VNF Load Balancer Software Defined WAN gave the industry the ability to create overlay tunnel living on top of physical WAN resources such as MPLS, ADSL, Cable, T1, fiber etc. A VNF load balancer is one such overlay that has the […]

NAT (Network Address Translation) Setup in Multi-WAN Routers

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. NAT (Network Address Translation) Setup in Multi-WAN Routers NAT (Network Address Translation) is the mapping of IP headers going through a router, to modify the source (source NAT) or destination (destiation NAT) IP address of the IP packets. NAT was born primarily for the  demand for more […]

What is VNF (Virtual Network Function) and why should you care?

Mushroom Networks Blog Set your network on autopilot. What is VNF (Virtual Network Function) and why should you care? Data centers are going through a paradigm shift from a manually configured set of servers and storage appliances, to a software defined architecture, where the servers and storage appliances (virtual or physical) can be managed and […]