Zeus Kerravala

Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research, and provides a mix of tactical advice to help his clients in the current business climate and long-term strategic advice. Kerravala provides research and advice to end-user IT and network managers, vendors of IT hardware, software and services and the financial community looking to invest in the companies that he covers.

2017 Signals A Change For The Value Proposition Of SD-WAN

Cisco brings intent-based networking to the end-to-end network

Cisco brings intent-based networking to the end-to-end network

Cisco announced plans to deliver on “intent based” networking, which has the potential to be the biggest change ever in the way networks are managed.

Arista’s new solutions sets the standard for cloud scale

Arista’s new solutions sets the standard for cloud scale

Zeus Kerravala believes the cloud will have a negative effect on many technologies, such as spinning disks (not flash) and rack mount servers, but the network does not fall into this category.

Aryaka brings benefits of software defined to remote and mobile workers

Aryaka brings benefits of software defined to remote and mobile workers

Aryaka’s SmartACCESS SD-WAN product improves application performance for remote and mobile workers, providing a global private network, WAN optimization and IP app acceleration.

Aruba announces campus core switch for the digital enterprise

Aruba announces campus core switch for the digital enterprise

The Aruba 8400 switch’s programmability, automation, monitoring and analytics capabilities allows customers to spend more time working on strategic initiatives.

Aerohive makes Connect available across its entire product line

Aerohive makes Connect available across its entire product line

The Connect program appears to have been a smashing success for Aerohive. Many WiFI buysers are interested in Connect because of the price but quickly find they need the broader set of features and pay up for Select.

Tempered Networks makes it HIP to connect the unconnectable

Tempered Networks makes it HIP to connect the unconnectable

Tempered Networks’ Identity-Defined Networking platform enables wide-area micro-segmentation without the age-old network barriers of address-defined networks.

Cisco rolls out Cisco Enterprise Agreement for software

Cisco rolls out Cisco Enterprise Agreement for software

As Cisco evolves into more of a software company, it’s offering customers a new enterprise agreement to help them manage their Cisco software.

SD-WANs Are Necessary For Success With The Internet Of Things

SD-WANs Are Necessary For Success With The Internet Of Things

It’s my belief that we will look back at 2017 as a tipping point for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Whose Zoomin who? Polycom is

Whose Zoomin who? Polycom is

In a move that last year wouldn’t have been thinkable, Polycom is collaborating with longtime competitor Zoom to offer Zoom Connector for Polycom.

Cisco to network engineers: Get comfortable with software. It’s here to stay

Cisco to network engineers: Get comfortable with software. It’s here to stay

In this digital software-driven world, where companies must move with speed, software skills are now a must for network engineers.

IT departments should automate operations now

IT departments should automate operations now

Automating IT operations will help departments do their jobs better and faster, not put them out of work, says ServiceNow’s Pablo Stern.

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