Top 5 Tips for Building a Fail-Safe Network

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Leverage an SD-WAN Solution

One of the best ways to establish a fail-safe network is to utilize the right SD-WAN solution. The technology works by continuously measuring key network metrics for every network connection and path, including availability, latency, jitter and packet loss. These insights, combined with customized routing protocols, help the SD-WAN select the best route for each and every packet.

It's a headache that nearly every network admin has dealt with: A critical server is down, the helpdesk phone is ringing off the hook, and you're doing everything in your power to contain the pandemonium and fix the issue. Each time something like this takes place, you think to yourself, "Next time, it'll be different. Next time, this won't happen."

The only way to assure that is to respond proactively, and build a network that is completely fail-safe. With this type of critical resource in place, employees can always access the applications and assets they need, and you can rest easy knowing that your network is robust and free from performance-robbing issues.

In this slideshow, Neil Abogado, Talari Networks, looks at the top five things you can do to establish a fail-safe network in your company.

 

Related Topics : Blade Servers, Business Integration, Ethernet, LAN, Network Protocols

 
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