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Special Edition, April 2017, Vol. 1, No. 2

Viptela SD-WAN technology transforms major healthcare network

It may be the Year of the Rooster, but it's also the year of software-defined WAN -- the technology that applies software-defined networking principles to the wide area network. As SD-WAN adoption picks up, a growing number of enterprises are stepping forward with deployment stores. In this series of case studies from the Open Networking User Group, enterprises share their experiences testing and deploying SDN principles in the wide area network. Part One explores Exxon Mobil's use of Cybera technology to simplify its massive WAN while meeting point-of-sale security requirements. In part two, learn why a manufacturing company is moving aggressively toward an MPLS-free network, with the help of Cisco IWAN. And finally, a major healthcare organization shares just how much money it expects to save thanks to Viptela SD-WAN technology ... while enjoying a sevenfold increase in available bandwidth. With nearly 100,000 employees, facilities in 46 states and multiple large acquisitions each year, Kindred Healthcare's network needs are ...

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