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SD-WAN  >  The concept of a visual transition from hardware cables to software code.
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VMware eyes Avi Networks for data-center software

VMware punched up its data center network virtualization capabilities by announcing it would buy Avi Networks load balancing, analytics and application delivery technology

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Cisco offers cloud-based security for SD-WAN resources

Cisco, at its Cisco Live customer event this week, took aim at that requirement by telling customers it added support for the company’s cloud-based security gateway platform – known as Umbrella -- to its SD-WAN software offerings.

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Juniper: Security could help drive interest in SDN

Juniper finds that enterprise interest in software-defined networking (SDN) is influenced by other factors, including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

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What is SDN and where software-defined networking is going

Software-defined networking (SDN) established a foothold in cloud computing, intent-based networking, and network security, with Cisco, VMware, Juniper and others leading the charge.

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Juniper opens SD-WAN service for the cloud

Juniper has taken the wraps off a cloud-based SD-WAN service it says will ease the management and bolster the security of wired and wireless-connected branch office networks.

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How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.

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2019: Look for improvements to software-defined data-center networks

Developments in cloud services, security, containers and white-box switches can make a positive impact for software-defined data-center networks in the coming year.

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How to buy SD-WAN technology: Key questions to consider when selecting a supplier

Finding the best SD-WAN fit starts with evaluating branch WAN bandwidth and application requirements

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SD-WAN: The inside scoop from real-world deployments

Enterprise network pros share SD-WAN best practices and lessons learned.

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Juniper CEO Rahim talks network, security and multicloud trends

Juniper CEO Rami Rahim discusses plans for the networking vendor, including his goal to position Juniper more strongly against chief competitors Cisco, Arista, HPE, and Huawei.

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VMware has edge, AI, blockchain ambitions

VMware's Project Dimension (edge computing), Project Magna (artificial intelligence) and Project Concord (enterprise blockchain) were all previewed at VMworld

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Analysts: SD-WAN 5-year annual growth rate tops 40%

Becoming the “backbone of the enterprise,” SD-WAN market could hit $4.5 billion by 2022, IDC says, even as businesses seek integrated management and security features.

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How SD-WAN will make the cloud much, much bigger

The user-defined WAN will give greater access to corporate resources, but also require more cloud support and faster links to the cloud.

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SDNs and NFV are complementary and core components of modernized networks

Software-defined networking and network functions virtualization both untie tasks and functions from hardware and provide agility, one for the network itself, the other for network services.

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Data-center management: What does DMaaS deliver that DCIM doesn’t?

Datacenter management as a service, or DMaaS, is a cloud-based remote monitoring service that aggregates and analyzes large sets of anonymized customer data to help companies better anticipate equipment failures or capacity shortfalls...

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Survey: Mainstream adoption of SDN, SD-WAN finally arrives

The top IT initiatives of enterprise network managers are cloud and software-defined data centers, overcoming server virtualization’s dominance for the past 10 years, according to Enterprise Management Associates.

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Leveraging Windows Server 2016 for hyperconvergence

Hyperconverged infrastructure tools in Windows Server 2016 can support storage, SDN and cost savings when building enterprise data centers.

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How SD-WAN saves $1.2M over 5 years for a radiology firm

Zwanger Pesiri, a U.S. medical-imaging giant, expects to give users better cloud-app experience and eliminate reliance on MPLS.

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