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7 considerations when buying network-automation tools

Here’s the factors you need to weigh so you can make a smart decision about the network automation tool that’s best for your organization.

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Peer product reviews: IT pros evaluate 7 enterprises offerings

These downloadable reports offer objective user-contributed product evaluations to help IT decision-makers navigate the tech purchase process.

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Career roadmap: Network architect

With the growing use of mobile devices and apps, edge computing,and IoT, the network architect role has become more complex and more important to the success of the enterprise.

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3 strategies to simplify complex networks

Innovations such as SD-WAN, Wi-Fi 6 and 5G have enabled networks to do more, but they’ve also made them complex. Software, machine learning, and automation will alleviate the problem.

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Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

Predictive analytics can reveal lurking network problems before they impact reliability or performance. Once considered a futuristic technology, predictive analytics is poised to become a mainstream network diagnostic and management...

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Mellanox introduces SmartNICs to eliminate network load on CPUs

Mellanox unveiled two processors designed to offload network workloads from the CPU -- ConnectX-6 Dx and BlueField-2 – freeing the CPU to do its processing job.

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Get ready for the convergence of IT and OT networking and security

Collecting telemetry data from operational networks and passing it to information networks for analysis has its benefits. But this convergence presents big cultural and technology challenges.

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5 reasons to choose a managed SD-WAN and 5 reasons to think twice

When weighing the choice between DIY and a managed service for SD-WAN, consider current WAN conditions, IT skill levels, geographic scope of the WAN, and how much control you’re willing to relinquish.

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How to get the most out of network performance-management tools

With most enterprises deploying multiple network performance-management tools, it’s challenging to create a unified picture of what they know.

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Xilinx closes SolarFlare purchase, promises high-performance networking

Xilinix's purchase of SolarFlare is part of the company's strategy to offer a full network and compute platform for the data center.

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State of the cloud in 2019

The cloud is the perennial metatrend of enterprise tech, yet it remains poorly understood. Peek under the hood and today’s real benefits emerge.

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NVMe over Fabrics enterprise storage spec enters final review process

The NVMe over Fabric (NVMe-oF) architecture is closer to becoming a formal specification. It's expected improve storage network fabric communications and network performance.

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Mist's AI-driven virtual assistant speeds up network troubleshooting

Digital assistants using artificial intelligence will have a bigger impact as an IT support tool, as Mist Systems' virtual network assistant Marvis demonstrates.

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Cloud adoption drives the evolution of application delivery controllers

Application delivery controllers (ADCs) are on the precipice of shifting from traditional hardware appliances to software form factors.

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How to monitor hybrid- and multi-cloud networks

Most enterprises now use two or more cloud service providers, and 35% use up to five monitoring tools to keep tabs on hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. What’s the best approach to full network visibility?

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Online performance benchmarks all companies should try to achieve

With digital performance more important than ever, companies must ensure their online performance meets customers’ needs. A new ThousandEyes report can help them determine that.

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When to be concerned about memory levels on Linux

Memory management on Linux systems is complicated. Seeing high usage doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a problem. There are other things you should also consider.

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Allied Telesis turns its networking focus to the U.S. market

While big names like Cisco and Juniper dominate the enterprise networking landscape, Allied Telesis quietly brings 30 years of experience and innovation to the market.

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