Gartner Blog Network

Tag: 'alcatel-lucent' Blog Posts

from the Gartner Blog Network

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...

Read more »

Hybrid is the new WAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 2, 2015

There’s been a ton of recent vendor activity in and around the enterprise WAN. For starters, there are several start-ups emerging like Glue Networks, Viptela, CloudGenix and Velocloud. Further, Cisco announced...

Read more »

Real-World SDN

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 27, 2014

We just published "real-world" SDN research, which describes mainstream enterprise running SDN in their environments. This is not the hyper-scale web guys like Google, Facebook, Amazon or even service-providers. This...

Read more »

A Guide to the DDI Market

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 28, 2014

While the market for DDI (DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management) is relatively low-key, this technology serves an ultra-critical role in most large organizations. DDI solutions provide two key high-level...

Read more »

The Data Center Networking MQ is here

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 24, 2014

The 2014 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking published today. There has been a ton of disruption and change in the data center over the past decade or so, and...

Read more »

IoT and DDI: BFFs in the making

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 3, 2014

Gartner's research indicates that IoT will grow to 26 billion units by 2020 (which excludes things like phones and tablets).  Obviously, these devices will need an IP address and consequently...

Read more »

A Market Sprint to Outsource?

by Eric Goodness  |  January 29, 2009

Sprint's planned reduction in force of 8000 workers, including chief network officer Kathy Walker, is a sure sign that the company must seek outsourcers to maintain operations.  Outsourcing has been an accursed concept...

Read more »