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Don’t get left behind: SDN, programmable networks change how network engineers work

The rise of programmable networks and software-defined networking has changed the role of the network engineer, and accepting those changes is key to career advancement. Network engineers need to become software fluent and embrace...

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3 generations of secure SD-WAN services

Secure SD-WAN services are becoming increasingly popular, but not all services are the same.

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VMware: Cloud-centric businesses need a cloud-centric network

VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network provides an agile network and security overlay that acts as a “fabric” to connect apps, data, and users to each other.

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It’s time for network professionals to elevate their game

Extreme Networks urges users to embrace change and help their companies do more through network innovation.

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Cultivating an app-first mentality in enterprise network management

Today’s applications require stability and reliability, enabled by transparency.

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City & Guilds Group deploys SD-WAN to improve Office 365 performance

After deploying an Aryaka SD-WAN, global e-learning company City & Guilds Group saw a 3x improvement in Office 365 application performance.

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SD-Branch market expected to reach $3 billion by 2022

Over the next few years, SD-Branch will become a cost-effective and operationally efficient option for many distributed organizations.

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Huawei jumps into intent-based networks

Huawei rolls out its Intent-Driven CloudCampus to simplify network operations, improve security, and reduce operational overhead.

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Software-defined everything

How the digital age is forcing programmable flexibility, agility and interconnection.

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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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SD-WAN helps radiology firm cut costs, scale bandwidth

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology's journey from MPLS to SD-WAN networking began last spring when Joseph Funaro sat down to review carrier contracts that were up for renewal and realized that he could not only save his company money, but...

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What is NFV and what are its cost, performance and scaling benefits?

Network functions virtualization (NFV) uses commodity servers to replace specialized network appliances for more flexible, efficient and scalable services.

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A software defined network requires reinventing IT devops

The journey of developing a pervasive network that reduces operating costs while enabling the competitive advantages of a modern digital enterprise starts with the vision and commitment of management.

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SD-Branch: What it is and why you'll need it

SD-WAN deployments show the power of software-defined networking and virtualization to improve bandwidth efficiency and deliver application performance, and now this software-centric approach is being applied to the unique...

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Secure your SDN controller

Security is one of the biggest challenges facing software-defined networks. To prevent unauthorized activity, it is essential that you secure your SDN controller.

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Inside Cisco’s DNA Center – the dashboard for intent-based networking

Cisco’s DNA Center is a new network automation software that the company has positioned as the interface for its ambitious intent-based networking (IBN) strategy. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: What is intent-based networking? | Why...

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The network 3.0

Advancements in application awareness, service consistency and simplified management will drive better user experience due to an evolving level of intelligence in all layers of the network.

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VMware jumps into SD-WAN with VeloCloud purchase

VMware to plans to buy VeloCloud, challenging Cisco in the fast-growing software-defined WAN market.

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