Allied Telesis White Papers

Practical Application of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in Enterprise Networks

This White Paper explores the drivers for change in Enterprise networks, and the benefits that SDN can deliver.

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A Migration Path to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in an Enterprise Network

This White paper addresses the fact that migrating to a software-defined network is a progressive process, which should occur in a series of steps.

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Understanding Enterprise SDN

This White Paper discusses SDN: how and why it has emerged, and what effects it will have on Enterprise networking in the future.

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Firewalls: on-premises or in the cloud?

This White Paper considers the drivers behind cloud-based security, and examines the reasons why on-premises firewalls will long continue to have a strong market presence.

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Evolution of Network Security

This White Paper provides a brief overview of how firewalls and related network security systems have evolved over the years, in order to understand the current state of the art in network security, and look to the future to see what will come next.

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10 Reasons to Consolidate Threat Management

This White Paper looks at the downsides of having a network security solution consisting of multiple independent pieces, and offers an alternative solution to network security that avoids these problems.

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SDN and the Changing Face of Enterprise Networks

Enterprise data networks have evolved rapidly over the last few decades, and are continuing to evolve at a steady pace. Allied Telesis understands how the SDN approach to network control and management can be applied to the today’s enterprise networks.

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Fabric Virtualization Made Simple

Private data centers need simple resilience with high performance. This white paper looks at how Allied Telesis Virtual Chassis Stacking (VCStack) technology virtualizes the private data center, providing powerful simplicity.

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Reducing the Burden of Network Management

This White Paper looks at solving the problem of how to manage a large network of feature-rich equipment without great expense, by using Allied Telesis Management Framework™ (AMF).

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Simplifying Remote LAN Management

Organizations with constrained resources, but with networks spread over multiple locations, need a better solution for managing those multiple remote networks. In response to the problems we have seen our customers grappling with, we have produced a powerful solution that changes the nature of network management and maintenance.

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Top 14 Best Practices for Building Video Surveillance Networks

Allied Telesis has the equipment, the technology, and the expertise to design and create the very best video surveillance solutions.

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AlliedWare Plus™ Operating System

This white paper describes the characteristics and features of AlliedWare Plus that meet the modern challenges for networking devices, and also explains how and why AlliedWare Plus is so well-positioned for future developments. It provides ample evidence of the effectiveness of the AlliedWare Plus operating system, both right now, and well into the future.

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Distributed Collapsed Backbone

Network backbones come in two broad varieties: “distributed” and “collapsed”. Each of these two designs has its advantages and disadvantages, and some environments are better suited to one design in particular.

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Enabling Voice over IP and Unified Communications

While the move to VoIP and UC may seem like a “silver bullet,” upgrading from traditional telephony can pose organizational and technical challenges.

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