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June 14, 2018
Cisco plans to integrate its Viptela SD-WAN with DNA Center for campus networking in the next 18 months. At the same time, Cisco expects to release a cloud version of DNA Center.
June 08, 2018
LiveAction plans to combine its software for network performance management with Savvius' packet monitoring technology to deliver both in a single product.
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 19, 2018
Blockchain technology use has little value in networking, according to one IT analyst. Analysts also examine IoT security and what might happen to AI if disasters occur.
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