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October 27, 2017
The latest iteration of the Cisco DNA Center offers a single software console for managing the wired and wireless LAN. The latest technology is sold by subscription.
October 16, 2017
Companies want SD-WAN to become a piece of a multifunction network appliance for the branch. Therefore, SD-WAN vendors are adding WAN optimization, firewalls and IP services.
January 13, 2017
Dell is pitching the open networking features of its new campus switches. The hardware's ability to run any of several network operation systems is a market differentiator.
December 21, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, SD-WAN paced SDN trends as it permeated the SDN world; Cisco and VMware dominated SDN deployments; and concerns remain about training.
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What is SDN, and how does it differ from NFV? In part two of this series, IT expert Andrew Froehlich explains SDN technologies and where we can expect to see them in the future. Continue Reading
An overlay network is a telecommunications network that is built on top of another network and is supported by its infrastructure. Continue Reading
Traditional application performance management (APM) tools have given network managers little, if any, visibility into what causes performance problems in mobile apps. And yet, they're often caught between frustrated users complaining about slow ... Continue Reading
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Consolidation is a driving force among networking vendors, but network professionals have to actively consider how those changes affect enterprise network management. Continue Reading
Full software-defined networking is elusive in the local area network, but SDN components can help create a LAN that is more flexible and programmable. Users are beginning to explore what SDN elements like centralized management of policies and ... Continue Reading
Network pros improve LAN design, especially in automating policies, with software-defined network functions, or 'SDN-lite,' even if true full-featured SDN is still out of reach. Continue Reading
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Future campus LAN SDN management will be needed to deal with LAN applications that have migrated to the cloud, creating on-premises network ghost towns. Continue Reading
When TV Asahi expanded from one to four buildings, it used NEC ProgrammableFlow for hybrid SDN to connect new and legacy equipment on a single LAN. Continue Reading
Facebook and the Open Compute Project have taken on the quest for open networking and SDN, and Intel is playing a key role. Continue Reading
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SDN campus solutions have the potential to impact current LAN architecture, changing the enterprise campus network. Continue Reading
SDN is valuable, but uses extend to other parts of the network for increased network flexibility, dynamic traffic flow, decreased latency and QoS. Continue Reading
Software defined networking introduces network programmability and granular traffic management, which could contribute to enhanced SDN security. Continue Reading