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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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Networking Hype Cycle 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 28, 2016

ICYMI (perhaps you were tracking down the Squirtle Squad), we just published the 2016 Networking Hype Cycle. 2016 has indeed been the year of SDWAN, which now sits atop the peak...

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Network Management Tools in 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 7, 2016

Network management comes up in a ton of my client interactions, so I recently caught up with Gartner colleague Sanjit Ganguli, who covers the network management space directly. He answered several questions which...

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What Keeps Network Folks Up at Night?

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 26, 2016

Prior to Gartner,  I was responsible for enterprise networks and what I worried about primarily was uptime.  However, the industry has changed quite a bit over the past few years so...

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Saving Money on the Network is Cool Too

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 19, 2016

In the networking space, cool new(ish) technology and shiny new objects grab most of the media headlines, but saving money is cool too (especially considering that legacy often runs the...

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Happy Birthday, SD-WAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 1, 2016

It has been just about 2 years since the SDWAN movement started. While many vendors claim to have been doing SDWAN since before it was cool, May/June 2014 really marks...

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ITOSS Conference

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 26, 2016

In just a few weeks, we will be hosting our IT Operations Strategies and Solutions Summit (aka ITOSS Conference) on May 10th in National Harbor, MD. This conference is aimed at...

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Cool Network Vendors 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 13, 2016

Every year, we publish Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking to highlight lesser-known vendors that are doing cool things in the networking market. Coolness is subjective (for example, this was a cool...

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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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