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Bi-Modal Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 27, 2015

Within Gartner, there’s a lot of talk about Bi-Modal IT. Bi-Modal IT was borne out of a business need to increase IT agility and innovation, while simultaneously meeting performance and...

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Cloud Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 18, 2015

It’s no secret that traditional network infrastructures are less agile than other data center infrastructure, particularly compute. We've lived with this for awhile, but as mainstream enterprise are getting more serous...

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DevOps 101 for Networking Folks

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 20, 2015

As we get more calls about networking in a “cloud-ish” environment, particularly around SDN and programmable networking, the concept of staffing and DevOps is creeping into more discussions. Not surprisingly,...

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Network Automation

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 5, 2014

After mentioning that networking agility can be delivered via automation tools like Puppet and Chef, I wanted to dive into this topic further. There is a relatively recent trend for...

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SDN Is More than Agility

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 24, 2014

Conversations around SDN are starting to pickup and we're seeing more tire-kicking and trials from mainstream clients. The bulk of the SDN conversations are around agility (i.e., I want to...

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