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Next Generation Hyper Converged Infrastructure
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To rule out IT expenses and complexities, IT companies are implementing Hyper Converged Infrastructure. With the convergence of simplifying IT administration and centralizing technology, enterprises are able to reduce CAPEX and OPEX to improve...

Supporting SDN on VMware NSX Space
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Rafi Khan, CIO-Consultant at Riverside Community Care and Senior Consultant at Open Minds

The trends that are unfolding their features in the VMware space are Network Virtualization and Mobile Cloud. Network virtualization: VMware’s 2012 acquisition of Software-defined Networking (SDN) pioneer Nicira yielded its NSX...

SDN vs. SD-WAN: A Buyer's Guide
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Ray Watson, VP of Global Technology, Masergy

Based on naming conventions alone Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN) are easily confused. You’d be forgiven for assuming they are one and the same. Both are relatively new technologies, both...

Network Troubleshooting: How to Optimize Your Toolset to Tackle Today's Network Issues
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Leon Adato, Head Geek, SolarWinds

Software defined networking (SDN) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key technology trends sure to affect the future of networking. As such, they currently enjoy the lion’s share of broad industry attention. Now, there’s no harm...

SD-WAN - Leading a Wave of Network Innovation for Healthcare Organizations
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Kristan Kline, Principal, Network Strategy, Chief Technology Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente’s journey into Software Defined-Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) started a few years ago to further improve our network resiliency and availability. With eight regions across the country that cover 12.2 million members,...

Will SDN replace MPLS? Not so fast
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Vickie Lonker, Vice President of Network and Security Management, Verizon

Enterprises are transforming their networks to leverage the capabilities of SDN (software-defined networks) and new technology advancements such as IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (artificial intelligence). The transformation has been used by...

VoIP SDWAN and Millennials
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Vilas Uchil, Director of Network Engineering, BullsEye Telecom

For more than a decade, we have seen voice over internet protocol (VoIP) phone systems getting widely accepted in both residential as well as commercial space. As compared to the legacy-based plain old telephone service (POTs), VoIP provides...

Key Technologies Driving the Stampede to the Cloud
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Mark Bagley, VP, Innovation Scouting, BT

The stampede to cloud is the number one trend in today’s IT landscape. Why finance, buy, install, operate, maintain and protect your own IT infrastructure when you can rent everything? Security concerns about the cloud are passé. If...

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Software Defined Networking Is Going Mainstream - Really
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Mike Frane, VP, Product Management, Windstream Enterprise

If you have sufficient gray in your hair, you were probably introduced to data networking through an enterprise LAN, an innovation connecting computing devices among collocated workgroups. If you came to enterprise networking a bit later, your...

Seamless Integration into Networking Industry
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Robert Lewis, CIO, Assurant

Steps to take for innovating Networking Companies For most businesses today, it is about integration--seamless integration into industry leading productivity software and solutions. Today’s environment demands interoperability among many...

Digital Transformation: The Networking Challenge of Our Time
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Andrew Dugan, CTO, Level 3 Communications

Anywhere we look today, across nearly every industry and continent, we see evidence of a world in the midst of a digital transformation. Regardless of their traditional markets and models, businesses ranging from local coffee shops to...

Transforming the Communication Service Provider Networks with SDN and NFV
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Larry Horner, CTO, Solutions Architect, Intel Corporation [NASDAQ:INTC]

The Communication Service Provider (CSP) industry is a collection of interconnected network operators totaling over 350 operators that literally span the globe. This unified communications network is under ever increasing pressure as the ARPU...

Availing Benefits of IoT
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Enterprise decision-makers are constantly seeking to avail the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) even as its adoption is slowed by its complexity and security challenges. Large-scale IoT deployments are quickly becoming reality with the...

SDN and Gigabit Speeds: Enabling Networking's Newest Generational Moment
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Kevin O’Toole, SVP, Comcast

It’s not often that the networking industry finds itself in the midst of the next generational moment, but I believe that’s exactly where we are with the convergence of two fundamental technologies: software-defined networking (SDN)...

Does SDN have the right DNA for Enterprise?
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Nasser Noei, Director of Software Solution, Delta Networks Inc.

What is Software Defined Networking (SDN)? SDN is by far the most misunderstood term in networking. Many companies think opening up “C” API to others to program network elements by themselves is SDN. Others think any automation is...

Unleashing the Power of SD-WAN in IoT
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IoT has undoubtedly been a buzzword in recent times with several organizations—large enterprises and the startups alike—working on projects relating to smart cities, connected cars, and smart homes. Even enterprises are transforming...

SDN: Do You Really Need It?
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Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWinds

Until recently, Software-defined networking SDN was both a buzzword and the subject of some discord in the IT community. Even after becoming nearly mainstream by being bundled into VMware vCenter as VMware NSX and other platforms as a platform...

To Reap the Benefits of SD-WAN, Don't Overlook Your Monitoring Needs
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Matt Goldberg, VP, Global Solutions, Sevone

In digital transformation initiatives, enterprises use technology to radically change the ways they do business. Technology lets them infuse their operations with automation, replacing old processes and workflows with faster, easier, and cost...

Sustained Communication in the Face of Consistent Change
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Rod Sagarsee, CIO, Brinks Gilson and Lione

Communication and Collaboration – Backbone for Business Development There are the typical audio/visual technologies that everyone utilizes in today’s business world and surrounding hardware/software to support the sharing of...

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