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The Network Hub

A blog for networking professionals with commentary on the latest news and network management trends.

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  • Merging wired and wireless networks spawns valuable analytics

    Zeus Kerravala - ZK Research 16 Oct 2018
  • Editor's note: Industry analyst Zeus Kerravala provides his thoughts on Arista Networks' effort to unify wired and wireless networks. Arista is a client of Kerravala's ZK Research, a consulting ...

  • Palo Alto Networks adds cloud analytics with RedLock acquisition

    Zeus Kerravala - ZK Research 03 Oct 2018
  • It's fair to say the cloud has become a core component of most organizations' IT strategies. The growth of public cloud services -- such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google ...

  • Cisco to acquire Viptela

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 01 May 2017
  • Cisco said it would acquire SD-WAN vendor Viptela Inc. in a deal valued at $610 million. The transaction, expected to close later this year, will fortify Cisco's existing SD-WAN portfolio with ...

  • Are MPLS network deployments in decline?

    Robert Sturt - Netify 16 Jan 2017
  • There has been a fair amount of credence given to some media statements that are suggesting MPLS network services are decreasing in popularity.  I believe WAN technology is becoming less about ...

  • Ethernet switch market up 2%: IDC

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 07 Dec 2016
  • The worldwide Ethernet switch market grew 2%, racking up revenues of $6.29 billion in the third quarter, according to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch Tracker and Worldwide Quarterly ...

  • Broadcom buys Brocade in $5.9B deal

    Chuck Moozakis - Editor at Large 02 Nov 2016
  • Broadcom Ltd. Nov. 2 said it would acquire storage and networking supplier Brocade Communications Systems Inc. in a deal valued at $5.9 billion. Chip-maker Broadcom said it will keep Brocade's ...

  • Looking at the future of networking, Reddit style

    30 Sep 2016
  • What does the coming decade hold in store for networking's future? That's the question recently posed by a contributor on Reddit's r/networking enterprise networking forum. The answers: Advances in ...