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Networking Content at Gartner's IT Infrastructure and Data Center Conference

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 21, 2017

We are gearing up for our yearly Data Center Conference, officially called Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations Management & Data Center Conference, Dec 4-7 in Las Vegas. As usual, we have...

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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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Four Things That Changed Networking in 2014

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 16, 2014

The networking industry saw several interesting twists and turns in 2014, and here's my cut at the top four (and related research).  The true impact of these are much more longer-term...

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Third Horse in the SDN race?

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 30, 2014

Undoubtedly there is a ton of hype around SDN, but last week could be really be an inflection point... While there has been a lot of Gartner client interest around...

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Network Analytics

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 26, 2014

Recently, several networking vendors are marketing "network analytics" in their offerings, such as Extreme's Purview and Juniper's Cloud Analytics Engine. The term "analytics" is a tad over-used these days, and means...

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Data Center Conference Networking Track

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 18, 2014

Gartner's 2014 Data Center Conference is being held December 2-5 in Las Vegas and is chocked full of networking content (Data Center Networking, SDN, ADC, WAN, etc.). This conference includes a...

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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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Network Disaggregation is Cool

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 17, 2014

There has been a lot of talk lately around white-box switching and the associated concept of network switching "disaggregation". While understood by cloud service providers and/or operators of really large networks, the...

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