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June 28, 2016
This month's channel news quiz runs the gamut from mergers and acquisitions to managed security services. Take the test to catch up on current events.
May 03, 2016
The latest Viptela vEdge brings SD-WAN to sites that need a router with a maximum throughput of 100 Mbps.
May 02, 2016
New Verizon data centers are part of a two-pronged strategy of helping customers and taming suppliers through open technology.
April 19, 2016
Carrier adoption of software-based network functions will lead to better virtual CPE for enterprise branch networks.
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SDN projects are hindered by complexity and a lack of client skills, but those factors could also help channel partners land consulting gigs with customers seeking expertise. Continue Reading
There's more than one way to make your WAN architecture software-defined. Learn three very different routes to achieving an SD-WAN. Continue Reading
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In a software-defined WAN showdown, network pro Will Murrell compares platforms from two top SD-WAN companies -- Cisco's Intelligent WAN and Viptela's Secure Extensible Network. Continue Reading
Software-defined WAN is poised to take the wide area network by storm, simplifying operations and reducing costs. Here's what you should know about the new SDN-based approach. Continue Reading
SDN analytics promises to make software-defined networks smarter than ever, culling insights from vast amounts of big data and updating operations accordingly. Continue Reading
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Container deployments enable the rapid introduction of new applications, but they can also cause networking problems at scale. Analyst Lee Doyle says SDN will change that. Continue Reading
As more and more devices become connected -- ushering in new management, security and big data challenges -- network platform requirements will continue to evolve. Continue Reading
It's time to dive in with ONOS. Network pro Patrick Hubbard shares his recent experiences testing the open SDN operating system, and how you can try it, too. Continue Reading
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In this IT security tutorial, we outline security concerns and mitigation strategies for software-defined networking, hyper-converged infrastructure and the Internet of Things. Continue Reading
Container networking can cause issues at scale. Networking expert Jeff Loughridge suggests ways network engineers can work around such challenges. Continue Reading
The open source quagga router is garnering attention as a flexible choice for SDN. It's easy to set up with the right hardware. Continue Reading