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January 25, 2018
Cisco HyperFlex gets an upgrade that the company said offers multi-cloud integration and a sales opportunity for channel partner companies.
April 19, 2017
Avaya has introduced a platform for taking virtualized network functions to campus networks. New products include an operating system and orchestration engine.
March 07, 2017
Cisco has added cloud-based management to its HyperFlex hyper-converged integrated systems. The vendor also released a HyperFlex model with a much larger network interconnect.
February 22, 2017
Cisco has introduced hardware that contains all the components for running virtual network functions. The new gear delivers Cisco VNFs in the data center and branch office.
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