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Networking Devices and Spectre/Meltdown

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 16, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown are security vulnerabilities that impact all modern microprocessor vendors and most computing devices. Many enterprise IT teams are running around like crazy trying to get a handle on...

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Intent-based Networking FAQ

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 11, 2017

In the past two weeks, we’ve had a major uptick in the number of questions pertaining to Intent-based networking. No doubt, this surge is related to Cisco’s announcement on June...

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Do you have a ticking time-bomb in your Network?

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 19, 2017

This is a guest blog from Mark Fabbi Since February 2017, a growing number of network and security vendors have published field notices or confirmed that some product lines have...

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Networking Challenges in a Galaxy Far, Far Away…

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 11, 2017

This is a Guest Blog from Sanjit Ganguli While watching Rogue One over the holidays with my kids, I was left wondering about a glaring oddity in the Star Wars...

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Rethinking Network Downtime

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 16, 2016

Network downtime is a hot topic, especially with the recent headlines including Southwest and Peak Web, and as many organizations transition to digital business models. Along these lines, we’ve just...

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The Internet just got punched in the face

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 28, 2016

This is a guest blog from Bob Gill Every so often, an event occurs to remind us that the Internet is open to anyone (almost), owned and controlled by no...

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Cool Networking Acquisitions

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 9, 2016

In a span of just a few weeks, there have been two "cool" networking acquisitions:  Arkin by VMware  and Appcito by A10. Both of these acquisitions should ultimately benefit the...

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Activist Investors

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 12, 2016

Fresh off news that an activist investor acquired a 7% stake in Infoblox, we are getting questions from Gartner clients about the ramifications of this.  Coincidentally, my colleague, Gary Spivak...

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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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Network Outages and SDN

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 10, 2015

There has been a lot in the press this week about network outages at NYSE, United Airlines and the WSJ. Some of the articles and analysis have been good, but...

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