Fog computing extends the concept of cloud computing to the network edge, making it ideal for internet of things (IoT) and other applications that require real-time interactions.
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Intent based networking (IBN) is Cisco’s big push for the future of network management. Here’s an inside look at DNA Center – Cisco’s IBN software, and specifically its use case for automating software-defined access by users and devices into campus and branch networks.
VMware today released a new version of its NSX virtual networking software that aims to make it easier to manage network requirements of cloud-native and application container-based applications. The move represents the latest example of a network vendor evolving its automation tooling to operate in not just traditional data center and campus networks, but increasingly in cloud environments that cater to a faster-pace of application development.
Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) technology is sweeping across the industry, growing from an emerging technology in 2017 to become mainstream in 2018. As SD-WAN deployments become ubiquitous for organizations with branch and remote offices, more big changes will accompany it.
VMware to plans to buy VeloCloud, challenging Cisco in the fast-growing software-defined WAN market.
GE CIO Jim Fowler outlines his vision of connected machines and advanced analytics creating tangible economic impact
Juniper today announced intentions to acquire Cyphort, a Santa Clara-based startup that offers an advanced threat detection, analytics and mitigation platform. Juniper says it will integrate Cyphort’s technology with its Sky Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product line.
Today Cisco announced it is developing a way to integrate its software defined networking product named Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) with public clouds from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
If you need to know what’s happening in your network, these are the tools to use
Microsoft’s release of Azure Stack, an on-premises version of its public cloud, could be important for networking and data center pros for one simple reason: It gives customers a way to use a popular and familiar cloud platform without shipping their sensitive data into a multi-tenant environment.
Cisco this week jumped head-first into the intent-based networking market, saying the technology that uses machine learning and advanced automation to control networks could be a “paradigm” shift in how networks are managed. But what exactly is intent-based networking?
Cisco has announced hardware and software capabilities that use machine learning to provide advanced network automation The system allows users to express policies and includes a software platform that executes the policies and maintains the desired state of the network.
Managing the Wide Area Network (WAN) for Redmond Inc., a supplier of industrial and commercial products – from salt that’s used to protect winter roadways to organic dairy products and health items – is an easier job today for the company’s technical project manager Aaron Gabrielson than it was a year ago.
For the first time since their debut on the market in the mid-2000s, 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches are set to lose share in the networking industry this year as service providers and hyperscale customers continue to adopt faster bandwidth 40 and 100 GbE switches, according to data from research firm IDC.
Google’s recently announced Spanner cloud database is ushering in a wave of so-called NewSQL databases that support traditional schematics but are able to scale to global sizes.