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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 20, 2019
The VMware acquisition of Veriflow is expected to help vRealize users determine the integrity of a network design before it goes into production.
August 19, 2019
Companies are turning to open source network automation tools as less expensive, good-enough alternatives to Cisco ACI and VMware NSX.
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Want to learn infrastructure as code? Now, there's a Cisco cert for that. Learn more about the new network automation certification suite, plus changes to the CCNA, CCNP and CCIE. Continue Reading
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Many IT teams still use older monitoring tools that provide limited visibility across multiple network environments. AI and machine learning can help, but they'll take some time. Continue Reading
Ciena's Blue Planet software suite has won SearchNetworking's Network Innovation Award for enabling intelligent automation and network service orchestration across large, multivendor networks. Continue Reading
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IT teams are confused by the multiple automation strategies available, but they're still adopting automation with hopes it will benefit network security and agility. Continue Reading
Despite network automation's advantages, organizations can face disadvantages if they have improper network documentation. These four components can help enable proper documentation. Continue Reading
Firewall migration is a compelling automation use case, as automation scripts can shorten the migration process, eliminate unused rules and bolster overall network security. Continue Reading
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In this roundup of industry blogs, engineers discuss why it's helpful to teach users the basics of troubleshooting a network connection and why it's hard to simulate a network. Continue Reading
Network brownouts could be the biggest under-the-radar threats to your network. Stay aware of this performance issue to save your organization's productivity and money. Continue Reading
Legacy network monitoring and new analytics tools don't often mix. One workaround is APIs, but a better option is to upgrade older management software. Continue Reading