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Bi-Modal Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 27, 2015

Within Gartner, there’s a lot of talk about Bi-Modal IT. Bi-Modal IT was borne out of a business need to increase IT agility and innovation, while simultaneously meeting performance and...

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Cloud Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 18, 2015

It’s no secret that traditional network infrastructures are less agile than other data center infrastructure, particularly compute. We've lived with this for awhile, but as mainstream enterprise are getting more serous...

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Gartner IT Operations Summit

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 2, 2015

Gartner’s IT Operations Strategies & Solutions Summit (say that 10 times fast) is coming up in just two weeks. I’ll be there, and wanted to recommend four specific sessions… Covering data...

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Towards a #DevOps master

by Joerg Fritsch  |  May 25, 2015

When it comes to DevOps I observe the following types of adopters and wannabe adopters: 1. The top 1% of the companies that have no issues with adopting any technology...

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A Cool Load-Balancer

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 5, 2015

My colleagues just published the 2015 iteration of Cool Vendors in Web-Scale Platforms, which profiles five vendors: NGINX Inc., Nirmata, Particular Software, Phusion, and Varnish Software. In particular, there is...

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Networking APIs

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 28, 2015

There has been lot of talk about the need for networking personnel to evolve their skillsets, as open networking, programmable networking, and SDN proliferate.  Do network engineers need to become...

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The Summer of Testing Research

by Tom Murphy  |  April 7, 2015

We have kicked off our next round of research for the software testing tools market.  We are close to publication on a new Market Guide for API Testing and Service...

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Is Brite-Box Switching Rite for Everyone?

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 24, 2015

There's been a lot of activity in the network space around branded white-box ("brite-box") switching lately. We're getting an increasing number of questions from clients about it, so we just published...

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One small step towards blurring the silos...

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 10, 2015

As SDN and related technologies slowly trickle into the mainstream, a recurring theme is that cultural and staffing issues are the biggest challenge (i.e., the technology is surprisingly sound, given...

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Farewell... for now

by Jonah Kowall  |  February 2, 2015

I wanted to wish everyone happy trails. I've decided to move on to a new set of challenges, and in order to do that I must step down from my...

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