Network automation and intent based networking
- October 17, 2019
Gluware adds to its network automation platform easier management of changes to device configurations and operating systems.
- October 08, 2019
Extreme Networks will let The Linux Foundation handle development of the StackStorm workflow automation platform.
- September 17, 2019
Cisco acquisitions in 2019 and 2018 include three that show the company preparing for when carriers will increase spending to ready networks for next-generation business services.
- August 19, 2019
Companies are turning to open source network automation tools as less expensive, good-enough alternatives to Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
- August 07, 2019
Automation Gateway is a new stand-alone application within the Itential Automation Platform architecture. It aims to integrate existing automation and transform scripts into APIs.
- June 26, 2019
Has Cisco outgrown networking? One industry insider seems to think so. Plus, other analysts size up Cisco's future around security and intent-based networking.
- May 15, 2019
Extreme unveils its building blocks for an autonomous network, called Elements. The company also introduces at the Extreme Connect show an IoT security tool.
- April 30, 2019
Cisco has launched itself into the Wi-Fi 6 market with the release of the Catalyst 9600 core campus switch. Other new Cisco Wi-Fi 6 gear includes Catalyst access points.
- April 25, 2019
Pica8's second branch product provides network automation and provisioning. But the jury is out on whether Pica8 Nymble can compete with offerings from established vendors.
- March 15, 2019
At IDC Directions, analyst Rohit Mehra discussed the role of automation in some of 2019's most talked about trends, including 5G, Wi-Fi 6, SD-WAN and the network edge.
- March 14, 2019
Enterprises need to respond to network and security events in milliseconds, not seconds. Network automation coupled with artificial intelligence tools can help.
- February 01, 2019
Cisco has introduced IoT-enabled hardware that companies can manage through Cisco DNA Center. The connection between products takes intent-based networking to IoT deployments.
- January 11, 2019
An AWS version of the Cisco ACI controller set to launch this quarter brings consistency in fabric management between private data centers and Amazon's public cloud.
- June 12, 2018
At Cisco Live, CEO Chuck Robbins emphasized customer preference for integrated hardware and software that offer Cisco intent-based networking over open OSes.
- June 12, 2018
With its ONAP Beijing release, the Linux Foundation turns its attention to what makes a system deployment ready to go: usability, stability and security, among others.
- May 25, 2018
Analysts focus on networking automation and the problems facing it, as well as gaming trends that could affect 5G deployment costs and debate questions surrounding the future of blockchain.
- April 26, 2018
In this week's networking blog roundup, analysts examine whether programmable infrastructure is now a thing, what would make a good AI tool and what's wrong with telcos.
- March 29, 2018
Gluware launches Config Modeling, a new network automation tool intended to help customers overcome the hurdles of CLI as they manage multivendor legacy networks.
- March 16, 2018
Yahoo Japan deploys an Apstra intent-based network to oversee multiple vendors. Cisco touts Los Angeles Hospital, as well as the benefits it's getting from its DNA strategy.
- March 15, 2018
Bloggers explore the question of buying versus building a network automation system, the challenges of hyper-converged infrastructure and the integration of AI into enterprise IT.
- January 30, 2018
Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking plans with a layer of analytics that verify compliance with policies. The new Cisco Assurance is tied to the company's SDN platform.
- January 26, 2018
This week, bloggers look into choosing the right network configuration software for an automation project, endpoint security and the future of SD-WAN as a stand-alone service.
- January 24, 2018
Startup Apstra has introduced customizable analytics in its network operating system. The latest AOS upgrade bolsters Apstra's intent-based networking capabilities.
- December 07, 2017
Network automation gets a boost with new Juniper Bots apps for DevOps testing and network anomaly tracking. The apps are set for release next year.
- November 29, 2017
The new ONAP architecture release offers a modular network automation platform for carriers and service providers. Also, MEF 3.0 shifts focus to global services.
- November 29, 2017
Bloggers explore the future of network command-line interface versus APIs, Veriflow's network verification tool and hyper-converged infrastructure performance metrics.
- 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.
- September 28, 2017
Bloggers explore machine learning and networking, Arista's new virtual router and the pitfalls of collecting and analyzing cybersecurity data.
- September 22, 2017
Bloggers look into Veriflow's new intent-based network capabilities, BGP convergence without timer changes and the success of security spending.
- August 31, 2017
Experts address why intent-based networking systems are needed to manage networks of the future that connect data center, public clouds and IoT.
- June 02, 2017
Networking industry pros discuss the Chef automation tool and how it can be used as a network automation tool. They also examine the evolution of AI and talk about a controller upgrade gone bad.
- February 16, 2017
This week, bloggers look at automation as the future of network technology, weigh in on Cumulus' EVPN features and examine ExtraHop's Addy machine learning analytics.
- January 19, 2017
This week, bloggers look into network automation tools, incident response, and the new reality of MPLS and SD-WAN.
- December 14, 2016
Arista, Cisco and Juniper took steps this year toward providing better network automation systems. Next year, companies can expect to see technology from other vendors.
- November 03, 2016
Cisco tells Partner Summit attendees it will move faster to deliver the network automation tools the vendor has been slow to provide.
- November 03, 2016
This week, bloggers explore API adoption for network automation, Igneous Systems' hyperconverged cloud management and NetBeez's troubleshooting.
- July 19, 2016
Licensing of VMware technology for the software-defined data center rose significantly in the second quarter. Sales of older virtualization products continued to decline.
- April 26, 2016
This week, NetScout launches a new optimization platform for test labs, Fortinet beefs up security, Cisco Talos weighs ransomware and Aqua Comms tests secure submarine cabling.
- March 04, 2016
The Open Networking User Group is hosting the first ONUG Grand Challenge Hackathon, with the goal of encouraging the development of new automation applications.
- February 18, 2016
The latest Ansible release brings net automation to infrastructure devices from Cisco, Arista Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Juniper Networks.
- December 23, 2015
Network pros' tech wish list for 2016 includes less hype around the cloud, and more automation and virtualization in switches.
- December 16, 2015
This week, bloggers explore network automation tools, how vendors must promote disaggregated switching and if it's time for a networking version of Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
- December 04, 2015
Cisco has launched an update of its SDN framework. The latest features stem from customer demands for broader support for non-Cisco technologies.
- October 29, 2015
In our latest roundup of SDN blogs, analysts explore Intel's expansion into networking, visibility in virtualized environments and the cost benefits of deploying SD-WAN.
- September 11, 2015
Cisco's network automation tool, ACI PowerTool, gets the once-over; BlackBerry's purchase of Good means more EMM consolidation.
- August 17, 2015
In this week's blogs, experts explain why white box networking costs less, and the differences between SD-WAN and WAN optimization.
- July 23, 2015
VMware has reported growing NSX sales, the latest indicator that the SDN market has momentum. Rival Cisco has also reported rising SDN platform sales.
- July 17, 2015
This week, experts discuss software-defined WANs as an alternative to traditional wide area networks. And one startup is looking to make data centers more efficient.
- July 14, 2015
In this week's SDN news, international telecom and Internet providers are deploying SDN technologies, while AT&T is testing a new software-defined storage platform.
- June 23, 2015
Arista introduces network automation tools with enterprise features like network-wide rollback.
- March 02, 2015
In this Q&A, one engineer describes how she honed her programming skills to work on network automation tools that make it easier to configure switches.
- May 29, 2014
Bloggers look at network automation with Ansible; SDN, IPv6 hype; and the differences between SDN, automation and orchestration.