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Software-defined networking News
May 12, 2021
Cisco's acquisition of Sedona Systems is expected to add significant carrier technology for 5G slicing and routed optical networking.
October 22, 2020
Dell CEO Michael Dell says customers aren't concerned about his company's plan to possibly spin off VMware shares; VMware's CEO says the companies will continue to 'R&D together.'
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.
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