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April 19, 2018
128 Technology integrated its routing software and SD-WAN capabilities with white box CPEs from Lanner. Arrow Electronics will preconfigure the software onto the CPEs.
March 22, 2018
A study found Open Compute Project hardware sales topped $1 billion last year. The OCP-commissioned study also reports sellers are eyeing new markets for their open source products.
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.
February 15, 2018
The latest Juniper switches target companies that want a network infrastructure with the throughput and management software to run apps in the data center and public clouds.
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