Network Design

  • November 09, 2018 09 Nov'18

    Cisco layoffs mark Customer Experience restructuring

    Cisco is laying off hundreds of employees as it restructures its Customer Experience unit led by new-hire Maria Martinez. The Cisco layoffs come the week before its Partner Summit.

  • November 09, 2018 09 Nov'18

    Teridion intros cloud-based WAN for enterprises

    Teridion plans to launch next year a cloud-based WAN for enterprises that includes a carrier-grade service-level agreement. The service connects to SaaS, IaaS and branch offices.

  • November 08, 2018 08 Nov'18

    How the right network automation tools can modernize your network

    In this roundup of networking blogs, industry experts examine network automation innovation, the partnership between networking and DevOps, and the importance of data sheet specs.

  • November 07, 2018 07 Nov'18

    Automation added to Extreme SLX data center networking

    Extreme Networks has introduced network automation and a single console for managing data center and campus networks. The technology is part of the Extreme SLX Agile Data Center.

  • November 02, 2018 02 Nov'18

    Wi-Fi 6 to spur industry confidence in Wi-Fi, report says

    In networking news, a report shows increased confidence in Wi-Fi; Ciena releases an analytics-as-a-service product; and Avi Networks targets multi-cloud load balancing.

  • November 01, 2018 01 Nov'18

    How Cisco 400 GbE switches compare with Arista's

    The introduction of Cisco's 400 GbE switches comes a week after Arista unveiled its hardware. The products differ in merchant silicon, optical connectors and backward compatibility.

  • October 31, 2018 31 Oct'18

    PwC 5G survey finds consumers not ready to pay

    A PwC 5G survey finds service providers will have to educate consumers and build unique services if they expect potential buyers to pay more for the high-speed wireless technology.

  • October 26, 2018 26 Oct'18

    Job cuts part of Nokia 5G, enterprise changes

    Nokia plans to cut thousands of jobs as it doubles down on its 5G and enterprise businesses. The Nokia 5G strategy focuses on selling and developing mobile radio products.

  • October 26, 2018 26 Oct'18

    Versa Networks integrates SD-WAN service with Azure Virtual WAN

    In networking news, Versa Networks partners with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN; CenturyLink launches the Managed Cisco SD-WAN service; and Aryaka expands cloud offerings with Oracle.

  • October 25, 2018 25 Oct'18

    Juniper earnings downed by a lack of cloud sales

    The latest Juniper earnings report shows lower-than-expected sales to cloud providers will result in a revenue decline in the current quarter. The company had expected to return to growth.

  • October 23, 2018 23 Oct'18

    The Arista 400 GbE 7060X4 takes on Cisco, Juniper

    Arista has joined rivals Cisco and Juniper in the 400 GbE switching market. The company introduced this week the Arista 400 GbE 7060X4 Series for hyperscale data centers.

  • October 19, 2018 19 Oct'18

    VMware faces strong challengers in cloud systems management

    VMware topped IDC's latest vendor ranking in the cloud systems management market. But the analyst firm said the market is too young to declare any vendor a winner.

  • October 19, 2018 19 Oct'18

    How SD-WAN services could improve application metrics

    In this roundup of network blogs, industry insiders dissect SD-WAN's role in application metrics, the future of 5G growth and the evolution of network automation.

  • October 19, 2018 19 Oct'18

    Comcast gigabit service ready in 39 states

    Comcast gigabit cable is now available to 58 million homes and businesses in 39 states. Comcast completed the rollout as AT&T and Verizon start launching 5G internet services.

  • October 17, 2018 17 Oct'18

    Arista CloudVision gets campus Wi-Fi management

    Arista will have to do more than wrap its Mojo Wi-Fi infrastructure into the Arista CloudVision management console to catch Cisco and HPE Aruba in campus networking.