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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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Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers, 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 30, 2016

We just published the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), a market which many folks still refer to as load-balancers.  We evaluate 11 vendors that meet inclusion criteria...

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Return of the Load Balancers

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 5, 2016

Back in 2009, we declared that Load Balancers were dead. However, a few years back we noticed a resurgence in lightweight/basic load balancers – in essence load-balancers were cool again.  This was...

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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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Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant (2015)

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 7, 2015

We just published the 2015 Application Delivery Controller Magic Quadrant. Over the past 12-18 months, there has been substantial change and disruption in this market. After years of mostly incremental...

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A Cool Load-Balancer

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 5, 2015

My colleagues just published the 2015 iteration of Cool Vendors in Web-Scale Platforms, which profiles five vendors: NGINX Inc., Nirmata, Particular Software, Phusion, and Varnish Software. In particular, there is...

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Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 21, 2014

We just published the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC)  (Gartner subscribers only). The Magic Quadrant includes analysis of ten vendors in the ADC market. In going thru the...

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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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Cisco and Citrix RISE to the ADC Occasion

by Andrew Lerner  |  March 31, 2014

Citrix and Cisco recently announced "deep" integration between the Citrix NetScaler ADC and Cisco's Nexus 7000 switching line.  In a nutshell, this functionality allows a Citrix Netscaler ADC to be...

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