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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February 06, 2014 06:23 PM
Posted by Cengiz Alaettinoglu
Traditional network management techniques don't work with software-defined networking. Automation of management best practices is critical for SDN to succeed.
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January 31, 2014 12:34 PM
Posted by Susan Fogarty
The Best of Interop 2014 product awards are open for nominations. Be sure to spread the word to vendors of your favorite products.
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January 30, 2014 11:27 AM
Posted by Michael Bushong
With Oracle and Cisco going head-to-head after another Oracle SDN acquisition, the repercussions across the industry will be far reaching, from changes in purchase patterns to increased product bundling.
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January 27, 2014 11:56 AM
Posted by Lisa Phifer
The new Wi-Fi standard builds on 802.11n for gigabit-speed WLANs. Here are some of 802.11ac's major enhancements.
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January 22, 2014 02:19 PM
Posted by Jim O'Reilly
Adoption of 10GbE has been slow, but it's finally on its way to becoming mainstream in the datacenter. Will this be the year it surpasses 1GbE?
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January 21, 2014 03:27 PM
Posted by Lee H. Badman
Buying a WLAN has become a complex process. Avoid making the wrong choice by following these recommendations for selecting a WLAN.
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