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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.
April 10, 2020
VMware's new NSX-T 3.0 brings important tools to customers modernizing data centers for the cloud era.
March 13, 2020
HPE has unveiled carrier software for the 5G Core. HPE touts flexibility in pricing and tech in its 5G Core Stack, which would compete in a market dominated by six vendors.
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In this SD-WAN case study, a dental group with chronic network outages deployed Cisco Meraki to eliminate downtime. Learn more about the software-defined win. Continue Reading
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