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Cool Network Vendors 2017

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 18, 2017

Every year, we publish Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking to highlight lesser-known vendors doing cool things in the networking market. Coolness is certainly subjective, and my wife (or anyone who knew me...

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Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant, 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 16, 2016

A few weeks back, we published the 2016 version of the Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant (paywall). This research includes 13 vendors that provide networking hardware and/or software solutions within enterprise...

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Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 12, 2015

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

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The Cost of Downtime

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 16, 2014

This is a follow-up to last weeks post on network downtime as several have asked "What is the cost of  network downtime?" Based on industry surveys, the number we typically cite is...

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Network Downtime

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 11, 2014

The most important aspect of nearly every network is availability. Performance, scalability, management, agility, etc. all require the network to actually be online.  In conversations with Gartner clients, availability often comes...

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OpenDaylight Evolves

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 25, 2014

Extreme was the latest networking vendor to announce their architectural vision for SDN. It is a very open/agnostic approach to SDN, but the most intriguing piece of the announcement (to...

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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...

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Nortel Bankruptcy: Enterprise Services Focused Business Can't Stand Alone

by Eric Goodness  |  January 16, 2009

I've read a lot in the past 48 hours about Nortel's Chapter 11 filing and there is a lot of speculation about the future of Nortel and its next best steps. A popular...

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