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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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vCPE helping to cement the "S" in SDWAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 8, 2017

I’ve always thought it ironic that despite being called SDWAN, most vendors lead with hardware appliances in accounts. That said, we continue to see a ton of innovation at the...

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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...

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Predicting SD-WAN Adoption

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 15, 2015

SD-WAN is pretty hot right now, it has become that shiny new object, and vendors are cranking up the marketecture and vendorspeak. Now while it doesn't cure all the evils...

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Activist Investors

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 11, 2015

Note: Gary Spivak contributed to this blog. There’s been a lot of activist investor activity in the networking space over the past few years, including Juniper, Riverbed, Citrix and several...

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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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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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Application Delivery Controller Tidbits

by Andrew Lerner  |  August 19, 2014

We are currently working on the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Magic Quadrant, and while reviewing responses from end-users/re-sellers that we survey, we came across some interesting data points... (well, to me...

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SDN Hits the WAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 8, 2014

For the most part, managing the WANs is tedious (if not hard), and I’ve been responsible for this in large enterprise.  Despite the seemingly simple goal of connecting users to...

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