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September 18, 2020
The Prisma integration and root cause analysis in the Palo Alto SD-WAN could help it standout in a market packed with competitors. Palo Alto also launched two SD-WAN appliances.
July 22, 2020
Users reacted positively to the latest VMware load-balancing product. The NSX Advanced Load Balancer promises to improve application performance in a VMware NSX-T virtual network.
May 29, 2020
Cisco's acquisition of ThousandEyes could benefit companies using Cisco's SD-WAN, AppDynamics, Duo Security and AnyConnect. Cisco plans to close the deal by the end of October.
May 07, 2020
Nvidia's recent acquisition of Cumulus Networks and Mellanox provide the components for building systems to power future AI applications.
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