SD-WAN Doesn’t Work for SaaS Providers

For SaaS applications that must connect to customer data, SD-WAN doesn’t work. SD-WAN adoption is expected to grow rapidly over the next few years, with most companies implementing some form of SD-WAN within the next 5 years. For enterprises, SD-WAN is commonly seen as the modern way to build WAN connectivity to clouds, branch offices,

Cloud Networking and SD-WAN

For cloud-delivered SaaS application providers, SD-WAN adoption has been a bit slower as their cloud challenges require different networking approaches. With the rise of hybrid cloud environments (mixing cloud and on-prem resources), networking has replaced the data center as the central component of enterprise infrastructure. As hybrid cloud has become more common, so too has

Removing Cloud Limitations

Let’s start with a paradox – The potential of the cloud is limitless BUT the cloud is currently being limited. What the public cloud providers have built is a marvel of modern technology. Millions of coordinated systems running across dozens of regions not only provides the massive amounts of computing and storage needed to power

A Networking or Application Platform?

A service mesh is a software infrastructure that facilitates communications between microservices. It is used to control how different parts of a distributed application integrate with each other. This disassembles monolithic application architectures by allowing applications to be broken down into a collection of services that can be built, maintained, and improved independently of the

Building Points of Presence for SASE

The IT landscape has changed. Networks centralized around a data center no longer make sense when applications are served from the cloud and users are working from remote locations. The internet has become a staple of enterprise networks but brings along security concerns that can no longer be solved with on-premise security appliances. SASE architectures

The Path to Victory in the SASE Market

The victor in the evolving SASE market will deliver the highest quality user experience by solving the security service chaining problem while competing head-on with the legacy security solutions that dominate IT security spending today. They will build their solution on a platform that integrates software-defined networking, edge computing, and solves the expensive problems of

WireGuard for the Enterprise

For those who follow all things networking, or keep tabs on the evolution of Linux, the word WireGuard can elicit feelings of excitement and curiosity. For those who don’t geek out on such things, you may not be as familiar with the word. Wireguard is a new approach to VPN technology. After years of frustration

Lowering the Cost of Connectivity

This blog provides an overview of our upcoming webinar, Lowering the Cost of Connectivity: Increasing the ROI of Cloud Applications. Trustgrid’s Chief Product Officer, Joe Gleinser, will guide participants through the problems, solutions and implementation process of secure cloud to on-premise connectivity and its cost-saving implications. The cloud is changing IT infrastructure, allowing application providers

Unpatched VPNs Present Existential Risk

As you may have heard, Finastra was hit with ransom-ware attacks and were forced to shut down a number of their products and services over the weekend.   There are initial reports showing that Finastra may have been running an unpatched VPN with known vulnerability issues.  While Finastra has not released the full details and scope

Is a Data Mesh Secure?

A Data Mesh creates a layer of connectivity that abstracts away the complexities of connecting, managing and supporting an application’s access to remote data. It is used to stitch together data held across multiple environments. The premise of a data mesh is that it uses software to connect environments no matter where it lives, or