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Cisco software, subscription strategies pay off

August 16, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

Cisco’s strategy of diversifying into a more software-optimized business is paying off – literally. The software differentiation was perhaps never more obvious than in its most recent set of year-end and fourth quarter results. (Cisco’s 2018 fiscal year ended July […]


Featured

Is 5G a Threat to Wi-Fi?

June 29, 2018

Via: James Hughes

The mobile industry recently confirmed that it has achieved a huge milestone in the race to bring 5G networks to life by approving standalone 5G specifications. Considered the next big revolution in mobile connectivity, 5G wireless technology aims at providing […]


Hardware, Software

HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

June 21, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

CIOs, network administrators and data-center managers who see a need to run full-fledged, unmodified enterprise software at the edge of their networks, on factory floors and oil rigs, now have an opportunity to do so. HPE is certifying complete enterprise […]


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Can New Players Damage Legacy Leaders?

June 20, 2018

Via: James Hughes

Amazon has denied the recent reports that Amazon Web Services (AWS) plans to produce and sell switches to businesses and compete with Cisco and others in the commercial networking industry. Both Cisco and Amazon have thus formally denied the rumors […]


Software

Cisco developer push yields 500,000 DevNet members working on programmable networks

June 12, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

ORLANDO – Cisco’s developer program, DevNet, is on a hot streak. Speaking at Cisco Live 2018, DevNet CTO Susie Wee said the group, which was founded in 2014, now has 500,000 registered members. “That’s a pretty cool milestone, but what […]


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SD-WAN solutions are living up to the hype

May 29, 2018

Via: Michael Boyd

The market for Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions met an accelerated growth in 2014-2018, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) analysts. This happened mostly due to the increased demand for Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solutions, a niche that has recorded […]


Software

Review: Icinga enterprise-grade, open-source network monitoring that scales

May 18, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

Continuing our quest for robust, enterprise-grade open source network monitoring, we tested Icinga Core 2 (version 2.8.1) and the stand-alone Icinga Web 2 interface. Created in 2009 as a fork of the Nagios network monitoring tool, Icinga has come a […]


Software

Cisco loses key software exec

May 2, 2018

Via: Networkworld Software

Cisco lost a key warrior in its battle to become a monster software player this week as Rowan Trollope, senior vice president and head of the $5 billion Application Group, said he would be leaving the company effective May 3 […]


Software

Juniper multicloud management software targets enterprise data centers

April 25, 2018

Via: ITWorld Networking

Facing the reality that many enterprise data-center managers now work in a hybrid cloud environment, Juniper Networks is set to release Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a software package designed to monitor and manage workloads and servers deployed across networking and cloud […]


Monitoring, Monitoring&Analysis

Ericsson, Equinix Prepare for 5G Data Centers with New Deal

April 4, 2018

Via: eWeek

Swedish IT power player Ericsson revealed Feb. 27 that it is extending its partnership with data center owner/operator Equinix to offer IT managed services using the Equinix Performance Hub and 5G connectivity when it becomes widely available in 2019 or […]