Your company has always made demands on the network, but in the last ten years, the biggest demand has been for more bandwidth. While increasing bandwidth is still important, supporting the diverse set of applications now coming onto the scene is going to impact how you design and manage your network from edge-to-core. Our Next Generation Network Tech Center delivers best practices, emerging trends, new products and strategies to help you prepare for the next generation network.
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With so many different devices and highly mobile workforces, WLAN architects face a lot of challenges. Experts offered guidance on WLAN design, BYOD, and 802.11ac at Interop Las Vegas.
The true benefits from network virtualization will come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about the finer points of vendors' SDN products, according to VMware's Martin Casado.
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April 16, 2014 12:16 PM
Posted by Bill Kleyman
If you're looking at a converged platform as a way to increase data center efficiency, here are three factors to keep in mind.
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April 11, 2014 12:08 PM
Posted by Tom Hollingsworth
With a system that can address both networking and security in NSX, Martin Casado of VMware is borrowing an idea from the world of physics.
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April 09, 2014 12:16 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman
Can the WLAN industry and its highly proprietary systems play nice with a technology that's poised to be a poster child for interoperability?
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April 02, 2014 11:08 AM
Posted by Susan Fogarty
Cisco's CIO, Rebecca Jacoby, described the company's experience delivering employee IT services and how its latest announcement, OpFlex, fits into her vision.
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March 31, 2014 11:35 AM
Posted by Andrew Froehlich
The SDDC is poised to bring revolutionary changes by providing flexibility to data center storage, switching, security and other infrastructure components.
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March 24, 2014 11:22 AM
Posted by Greg Ferro
Midokura teams with Cumulus Networks to connect physical networks to a network overlay.
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