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Ixia CloudLens Public gets Network Innovation Award
This article is part of the Network Evolution issue of November 2017, Vol. 8, No. 9
This month's Network Innovation Award winner is Ixia, a unit of Keysight Technologies, for its CloudLens Public cloud visibility software. CloudLens Public supports Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Bluemix and Alibaba Cloud, and it relies on a combination of containers and a software-as-a-service management portal to underpin its operation. The software lets companies see into their providers' data centers and gives them tools to quickly diagnose performance problems. SearchNetworking talked to Scott Register, vice president of product management, cloud and security at Ixia, based in Calabasas, Calif., to discuss Ixia CloudLens Public's capabilities and features. The interview has been edited for length and clarity. What are enterprises finding when they move to the public cloud? Scott Register Scott Register: Enterprises have always needed to see what's going on in their private networks -- whether they were physical or virtual. They wanted access to all of their data, wherever it is, and they want to be ...
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