Networks Whitepapers

Key Datacenter Network Modernization Considerations and Requirements for CXOs

CIOs and other C-level technology executives (CXOs) often delegate procurement decisions regarding datacenter network infrastructure to domain experts, namely network architects, engineers, and operators. While those network specialists are well placed and eminently qualified to evaluate the technical requirements of the network infrastructure, and to ensure that it is deployed correctly, CXOs have a valuable

Magic Quadrant for Network Firewalls

Fortinet is named a Leader in the Gartner® 2021 Magic Quadrant™ for Network Firewalls and recognized for the 12th time in this Magic Quadrant™ FortiGate Network Firewalls deliver enterprise security to any edge at any scale. With FortiGate Next-Generation Firewalls you can: Protect: Avoid breaches and business disruptions by minimizing ransomware and other cyberattacks with

Streamlining Multi-CDN Implementation

As global demand for streaming video surges, more and more companies are spreading the delivery load across multiple CDNs.  Using a multi-CDN strategy not only improves performance and allows you to deliver online content at scale, it protects against unforeseen network issues that can negatively impact the viewer experience. In a new tech brief from

The Evolution of Video Streaming

Video streaming is the largest segment of the content delivery network(CDN) services market,representing around 65% of total revenue in 2019. According to IDC, video streaming revenue is expected to increase from $4.4 billion in 2019 to$11.9 billion in 2024, representing a CAGR of 21.9%. Video streaming brings several benefits that helped it become a leading

5G evolution – on the path to 6G

5G deployments have only recently started, and releases beyond R15 will continue to tap into the tremendous potential of 5G. However, as a new generation of cellular technology typically appears every 8-10 years, 6G can be expected around 2030. Download this white paper to explore the evolution from 5G to 6G from a service, air

5G Technology Transformation Explained

With the 5G era commencing, service providers must ensure that their infrastructures have the cloud-native, containerized, service-based architectures necessary to capitalize on the opportunities 5G presents. To outperform competitors, a service provider will need the right security, visibility, and control to protect its 5G network and customers, and to enable the adaptive applications that will

5G Edge infrastructure – Fast track to the 5G edge

5G Standalone (SA) introduces a new operational and service paradigm for service providers. It eliminates the hardware-centric, centralized architectures of the past and embraces a cloud-native, distributed infrastructure for building and operating networks. The approach uses microservices, running in software containers on a service-based architecture (SBA), to deliver services all the way from the core

How to talk to NetOps about automation

The network team is made up of your colleagues, your co-workers, in some cases, your friends. They deserve to know the truth. And you’re just the person to bring them that truth. The truth about how automation is going to transform (in a good way!) much of what traditional NetOps does. Decisions around developing, testing,

Five Lessons Learned from the Pivot to a Distributed Workforce

Given the circumstances of the recent global pandemic, organizations did the best they could to initially respond with the resources and technologies they had available. As organizations start to turn the corner on the initial “Respond” phase, it’s time to reflect on what worked, what didn’t, and how to plan for the future. As they