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May 09, 2018
Following Telefonica's existing Nuage Networks' SD-WAN deployment, the service provider announced it's in the process of using Nuage to deploy software-defined data centers.
December 14, 2017
Juniper Networks is extending the Contrail network virtualization platform to public clouds. The Juniper Contrail Enterprise Multicloud will compete with Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
December 07, 2017
Equinix introduced a service that uses its business exchange network to directly connect customers through a single portal. Also, VeloCloud adds VeloCloud Edge to AWS Marketplace.
October 12, 2017
The latest major release of the Cisco ACI fabric, ACI 3.0, is aimed at large enterprises looking for a single console to deliver policy-driven network services across multiple data centers.
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