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Data Center Network Infrastructure News
December 13, 2017
With its latest release, the CORD project moves to become a primary infrastructure to support edge computing. Also, Juniper plans to move OpenContrail to The Linux Foundation.
December 06, 2017
How long will CLI remain a dominant operational interface? That's one of the key questions network analysts are asking in this week's blog roundup.
November 16, 2017
Cisco revenue growth is forecast for the current quarter, as customers begin deploying new products, such as the Catalyst 9000. The sales increase would end a two-year decrease.
October 12, 2017
The latest major release of the Cisco ACI fabric, ACI 3.0, is aimed at large enterprises looking for a single console to deliver policy-driven network services across multiple data centers.
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