Category: Software


Microsoft to integrate Teams with SAP as partnership expands

January 25, 2021

Via: ITWorld Networking

Microsoft has unveiled plans to integrate Teams with a range of SAP business applications, enabling workers to share information more easily without leaving the collaboration platform. The two companies announced that the German enterprise software vendor’s S/4HANA enterprise resource planning […]


O-RAN’s ‘Cherry’ Features Significant Advances in E2E Integration of Components of O-RAN Architecture

January 22, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

The O-RAN Software Community (OSC), working with the Linux Foundation, recently published its 3rd open software release within 18 months, dubbed ‘Cherry’. Cherry moves the O-RAN ecosystem closer to commercial deployments in mobile networks around the globe. On top of […]


Helping Your Organization Adopt Network Automation

January 19, 2021

Via: NetCraftsmen

IT automation offers an increase in productivity and a reduction in risk. But your networking team’s transition to using network automation can be challenging. Here are some tips that managers and executives can use for leading the change. PREPARE FOR […]


Kagan: Weakest link in AI chain is the human factor

December 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Artificial Intelligence is one of the most exciting, amazing and powerful new technologies we have ever developed. However, there is a flaw with AI. Whether it is helpful or hurtful, right or wrong, good or bad depends on one thing. […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Secure Network Analytics (Stealthwatch) Then, Now and Beyond

December 21, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Welcome to the third and final installment in our series looking at the past, present and future of Secure Network Analytics (formerly Stealthwatch). Today, we get to talk about the future. In parts one and two of this series, we […]


Cisco SD-WAN Integration with AWS Transit Gateway Connect Raises the Bar for Cloud Performance and Scale

December 10, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

As the SD-WAN enterprise customers increase their consumption of business-critical applications from cloud or directly as SaaS over the Internet, there is a growing need for on-demand SD-WAN extension to the cloud or SaaS of choice. Cisco has partnered with […]


Juniper to acquire intent-based networking company Apstra

December 7, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In its third recent acquisition, Juniper Networks turns its attention to closed-loop automation in the data center, with the announcement that the company has agreed to acquire intent-based networking company Apstra. As Juniper describes it, Apstra enables system architects to […]

Software, Wireless

Communications Service Providers and their need for network automation

December 3, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The main priority of any Communications Service Provider (CSP) is to consistently meet the demands and concerns of its customers, but this is becoming more difficult to do as the rate of new technologies continues to expand. To address this […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

3 Must-dos to Secure Your Applications

November 12, 2020

Via: Cisco Blog

Applications can be thought of as living and evolving pieces of your organization. They are unique, constantly changing and running everywhere. From the time they are written by developers, to being tested, deployed and finally hitting runtime, the application journey […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

How to take better control of applications running on your network

November 11, 2020

Via: CSO

Can you control the workstations in your network to only run the applications you want them to run? Do you know if their applications are being accessed appropriately? Are you doing everything you can to limit intrusions via illicit consent? […]