About Prayson Pate

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Prayson is an evangelist for network functions virtualization, helping communication service providers and mobile operators create virtual environments optimized for agility and profit.


Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) offers enterprise users a way to implement virtual private networks (VPNs) at a much lower cost than today’s operator-managed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPNs. However, today’s SD-WAN solutions put the enterprise in charge of all aspects of the network, including local access and backbone transport. That may be too much of a management burden to take on for already-overloaded IT departments ...

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For this post, Michael Ritter and I talked with Peter Klostermaier of Computacenter about the need to integrate the five areas of security, the importance of protecting data as it leaves the premises and how the “Snowden effect” has changed attitudes to data protection ...
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