February 08, 2017
Cisco ACI software is being used by less than a third of enterprises that have bought the application's companion hardware, the Nexus 9000.
December 21, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, SD-WAN paced SDN trends as it permeated the SDN world; Cisco and VMware dominated SDN deployments; and concerns remain about training.
October 19, 2016
Analysts examine how the VMware hybrid cloud announcement pits the vendor against OpenStack and Azure, and they discuss must-have features in an automation RFP.
October 06, 2016
AT&T plans to offer the VeloCloud SD-WAN service. The cloud-based offering will join other managed network services in AT&T FlexWare portfolio.
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