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June 14, 2019
Cisco partners pointed to the networking company's unified collaboration strategy as an important development at Cisco Live; other news from the week.
June 05, 2019
SolarWinds has made a host of changes to its network management portfolio, including adding Network Insight for Palo Alto Networks and centralized upgrades, among others.
January 25, 2019
According to Avaya, the business communications vendor will reward partners that help build out Avaya cloud business; other channel news from the week.
December 07, 2018
In networking news, SolarWinds updates its network management software; a report predicts SDN's future; and Barefoot Networks updates its P4-programmable switch.
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Despite SD-WAN's benefits for WAN transformation, enterprises can't avoid the shortcomings. Find out how many organizations address those challenges with managed SD-WAN. Continue Reading
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In this roundup of networking blogs, experts explore the possibility of network transformations, including where the industry needs the most change and new ways of thinking. Continue Reading
MNJ Technologies, a once fast-growing VAR, found its sales were stagnating. Here's how it got back on track with its effort to push beyond the reseller business model. Continue Reading
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From openly available scripting tools to vendor-supplied services, network change management and configuration tools generally fit into three main categories. Continue Reading
The arrival of Exchange 2019 also means the end of unified messaging in the on-premises offering. Admins who use voicemail in Outlook should explore their options. Continue Reading
If you want to test out a WAN link between two networks with VDI, VMware Workstation can help. Here's how it works. Continue Reading