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HOW MANAGED NETWORK SERVICES ARE EVOLVING TO SIMPLIFY THE GLOBAL WAN
Fundamentally, the way that carriers (i.e. telcos) deliver managed network services hasn’t changed in decades. The core architecture of this network, known as hub and spoke, consists of branches talking to the data center over a managed network with a separate firewall in the middle. However, this type of legacy WAN can’t support today’s business needs, which include a seminal shift to the cloud, as well as mobile users that need network access from anywhere, not just from the branch. Yishay Yovel, vice president of market strategy at Cato Networks, has followed the carriers’ dilemma for years. According to Yovel, there are numerous catalysts to this evolutionary change in the managed network services market. Traffic flows across the network have changed significantly in recent years,” he says. “Sending all network traffic to the data center before it can go to the cloud is actually quite a hindrance to performance, but when security is centralized, backhauling traffic is necessary to enforce security parameters. LINDA MUSTHALER READ MORE