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Best of Interop Finalists Announced, any surprises?

Interop Las Vegas 2014

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The Best of Interop Finalists were announced for next week's 2014 Interop Las Vegas show. Looking at the list there seems to be some products and names that did not make the final list.  Was there a product and vendor you feel that should have made the list but did not? It will be interesting to see who wins the Data Center Solutions Category, Cisco or Arista? Only two finalists in the Security Solutions Category, I thought that would be filled. 

I hope that all of the finalists have the products at Interop. 

Best of Interop Finalists:

Cloud Computing

Data Center Solutions

Network Management

Mobility Solutions

  • Cisco Mobility Services Engine - Enhanced Wi-Fi Location Accuracy and Analytics from Cisco Systems
  • Dell Enterprise Mobility Management from Dell Software
  • PresenTable SemiPresence from Presentia

Networking Infrastructure

  • Avaya Fabric Attach from Avaya
  • Cisco ISR 4451-X Converged Branch Infrastructure Solution from Cisco Systems
  • HP Network Optimizer SDN Application for Microsoft Lync from Hewlett Packard

Network Performance

Software Defined Networking (SDN)

  • Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) for Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure from Cisco
  • Hydrogen from OpenDaylight Project
  • VMware NSX Network Virtualization Platform from VMware

Security Solutions

  • Avaya idEngines (Identity Engines) Single Sign On (SSO) from Avaya
  • Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliance (NSA) 2600 from Dell Software

    Spector 360 Recon from SpectorSoft

Storage Solutions

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