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Jetting Technology and 3D Printing

by Pete Basiliere  |  June 28, 2015

The entrance of “2D” inkjet press manufacturers into the 3D printing market is not a question of “if” but “how soon.” HP plans to introduce its 3D printer based on...

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Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 12, 2015

We just published the 2015 Data Center Networking Quadrant. This market has undergone massive innovation and change over the past few years with the emergence of fabrics, SDN, and disaggregation/brite-box, etc....after...

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Who do you compete with? The answer is not obvious.

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 27, 2015

Actually, your competition may have nothing to do with your business. Your competition are the disrupters: new technologies that come racing around the curve at you, the entrants that challenge...

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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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Fixed Form Factor Switching in the Data Center

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 3, 2015

Fixed form factor switches are pretty heavy duty. They have been the de facto standard for top of rack (ToR) connectivity for several years, but now have applicability in the core...

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Digital Metal: 200 Years of Technology Innovation Enables Petite 3D Printed Stainless Steel Items and More

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 28, 2015

A unique and arguably the oldest company in the 3D printing space, Höganäs’ “Digital Metal” subsidiary does not sell its 3D printers, although the company is willing to discuss license...

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Data Center Migration

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 8, 2015

Data center migration and/or consolidation is a major theme in many client networking calls. The connectivity piece is ultra-critical because, frankly, you can’t do much migration or consolidation without a...

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Four Things That Changed Networking in 2014

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 16, 2014

The networking industry saw several interesting twists and turns in 2014, and here's my cut at the top four (and related research).  The true impact of these are much more longer-term...

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Branded Switching + White-Box Switching = Brite-Box Switching

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 19, 2014

White-Box Switching and Disaggregation There’s been increasing interest among Gartner clients around the topic of White-Box and disaggregated switching. Today, nearly all mainstream organizations use traditional (integrated) switches from vendors like Cisco, HP,...

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HP Plans to Disrupt the 3D Printer Market in 2016 with a New Technology

by Pete Basiliere  |  October 28, 2014

HP's risky plan takes two years for its first 3D printer to enter the market. HP introduced its new Multi Jet Fusion 3D printing technology and its Sprout "blended reality" devices...

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