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Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers, 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 30, 2016

We just published the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), a market which many folks still refer to as load-balancers.  We evaluate 11 vendors that meet inclusion criteria...

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Return of the Load Balancers

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 5, 2016

Back in 2009, we declared that Load Balancers were dead. However, a few years back we noticed a resurgence in lightweight/basic load balancers – in essence load-balancers were cool again.  This was...

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The “C” in OCP Is for Coolness

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 22, 2016

This is a guest blog from Joe Skorupa There has been a lot of coverage of the latest Open Compute announcements by Facebook, Google and Microsoft. Some saw these announcements...

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For Networking Folks Visiting Florida

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 7, 2016

As folks journey to Orlando for Enterprise Connect 2016, you can’t help but note the snarky tweets about Florida. Further, this happens several times a year as there are multiple...

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Predicting SD-WAN Adoption

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 15, 2015

SD-WAN is pretty hot right now, it has become that shiny new object, and vendors are cranking up the marketecture and vendorspeak. Now while it doesn't cure all the evils...

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Enterprise Networking Predictions

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 2, 2015

Every year around December, we publish Enterprise Networking predictions. This year, we have five predictions that cut across multiple networking topics including: SD-WAN Two predictions regarding Data Center Networking; a)...

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Gartner's Data Center Conference

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 18, 2015

Gartner's US-based Data Center conference is just a few weeks away. This is my favorite Gartner event as there is great content and a number of really smart people at the...

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Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant (2015)

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 7, 2015

We just published the 2015 Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant. Over the past 12-18 months, there has been substantial change and disruption in this market. After years of mostly incremental...

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Activist Investors

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 11, 2015

Note: Gary Spivak contributed to this blog. There’s been a lot of activist investor activity in the networking space over the past few years, including Juniper, Riverbed, Citrix and several...

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