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September 06, 2018
VMware's lightweight hyper-converged infrastructure system, called Project Dimension, includes the vendor's SD-WAN. The HCI appliance is aimed at retailers and manufacturers.
August 31, 2018
The NSS Labs-Cisco tiff raises questions on the validity of licensing that prohibits customers from testing software performance and publishing the results.
August 23, 2018
Cisco wouldn't activate NSS Labs' Viptela license after the testing firm paid between $30,000 and $40,000 for the technology for a comparative NSS Labs report on SD-WAN products.
April 26, 2018
Juniper plans to release the first iteration of its Contrail cloud tools in June. Contrail Enterprise Multicloud will compete in cloud networking with Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
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SDN engineer Darien Hirotsu explains how SDN can help solve the challenges presented by east-west traffic flow in the data center. Continue Reading
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