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Next-gen networks: Feds have cash for good ideas

The National Science foundation will be doling out research dollars for innovations in software-defined networking, network function virtualization, cloud computing, analytics, more.

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How the network can support zero trust

Zero trust architecture calls for granting just enough access to network resources so individuals can accomplish their work tasks – nothing more – and the network itself can help.

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SD-WAN and analytics: A marriage made for the new normal

Reliance on SD-WAN analytics grows as customers move toward cloud, security services

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Smart network upgrades to consider before the next pandemic

COVID-19 is driving enterprises to evaluate technologies that can improve network availability and agility, such as SD-WAN, secure access service edge (SASE), intent-based networking (IBN), and network automation.

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Nvidia’s aggressive purchases could signal the era of open networking

After buying Cumulus and Mellanox, Nvidia can provide the full stack of elements with support to encourage mainstream-enterprise adoption of open networking.

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SASE: Redefining the network and security architecture

Adoption of SASE reduces complexity and overhead, improves security and boosts application performance.

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Cisco forges tighter SD-WAN links to Microsoft Azure cloud, Office 365

A broadened Cisco-Microsoft partnership promises extending Cisco SD-WAN to the Azure cloud and optimizing and securing connectivity to Office 365.

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The software-defined data center drives agility

The value of SDN is doing as much as possible in the software so you don’t depend on the delivery of new features to come from a new generation of the hardware.

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What is SD-WAN, and what does it mean for networking, security, cloud?

Software-defined wide area networks, a software approach managing wide-area networks, offers ease of deployment, central manageability and reduced costs, and can improve connectivity to branch offices and the cloud.

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Most enterprise networks can't handle big data loads

As more data moves through the network, efforts to keep up are lagging due to leadership and technology issues.

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VMware touts hyperscale SD-WAN

VMware is teaming up with Dell/EMC to offer a hardware/software package rolled up into a managed SD-WAN service.

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Software-defined perimeter – the essence of trust

Within a zero-trust environment, there is no implicit trust. Thus, trust must be sourced from somewhere else in order to gain access to protected resources.

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Cisco assesses the top enterprise SD-WAN technology drivers

Cisco SD-WAN customer National Instruments touts benefits of the technology: Speed, efficiency, security, cost savings

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Intent-Based Networking (IBN): Bridging the gap on network complexity

Intent-Based Networking was a result of the need for greater network automation.

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