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Network Planning and Design News
November 03, 2017
Channel partners can expect to see Cisco software play a bigger role on projects as the vendor bundles hardware with subscriptions and organizes its offerings around suites.
September 18, 2017
Through Aruba 360 Secure Fabric, partners can tap into the network security capabilities of the vendor's portfolio, which features IntroSpect UEBA and ClearPass technology.
June 23, 2017
Channel executives said Cisco's new campus networking approach offers software-defined networking, management and security capabilities, but will face a customer adoption test.
March 15, 2017
Users of Avaya networking products would be in a strong negotiating position if Extreme Networks bought the portfolio.
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