Cisco SASE and Cisco SD-WAN

This blog is shared courtesy of an article I wrote for Cisco is, arguably, the most familiar name in networking. As a result, most enterprises likely have Cisco Secure Access Service Edge on their shortlist of SASE options. While Cisco’s SASE looks great in a presentation, network teams need to dig deeper to see […]

From SD-WAN to ZTNA to SASE: Don’t Lose Sight of What Matters


It wasn’t that long ago that SD-WAN was the next great frontier. It was the technology to displace MPLS and to give enterprise networking teams what they wanted for years – freedom from the tyranny of carriers with their overpriced capacity, long deployment times, and dysfunctional support.  In short, it seemed like SD-WAN was the […]