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Networking Hype 2019

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 12, 2019

The 2019 Networking Hype Cycle has just published, which covers the most hyped networking technologies in the market today. The premise of the hype cycle is that most technological innovations...

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There’s no such thing as SDLAN (yet)

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 1, 2019

Note:  This blog was inspired by a 1980s commercial for the Washington DC Metro, There’s no such thing of "supercar". We are increasingly seeing network vendors market things such as...

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Networking Reflections

by Andrew Lerner  |  December 3, 2017

I’m currently preparing for Gartner’s Infrastructure and Data Center Conference and reflecting on our networking industry. A Bill Gates quote that I think is very apropos for the networking industry...

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Open Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  October 13, 2017

Starting with the SDN craze 4-5 years ago, there has been increasing interest from Gartner clients about “Open Networking”.  Most folks certainly prefer the notion of “open”, although it is...

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SD-WAN is going Mainstream...

by Andrew Lerner  |  June 3, 2017

SDWAN remains a topic of high interest among Gartner clients. While many networking technologies are over-hyped as the next big thing, SDWAN is delivering on the promise. In just three short...

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Do you have a ticking time-bomb in your Network?

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 19, 2017

This is a guest blog from Mark Fabbi Since February 2017, a growing number of network and security vendors have published field notices or confirmed that some product lines have...

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Smart Money

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 10, 2017

This is a guest blog from Joe Skorupa. I’m fortunate enough to work with a number of exciting startup clients. While we spend a good deal of time on product...

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Intent-based Networking

by Andrew Lerner  |  February 7, 2017

There’s always a “next big thing” in networking…. Five years ago, it was Ethernet Fabrics in the data center, then came SDN, and currently it is SD-WAN.  As SD-WAN adoption...

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Gartner Data Center Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference

by Andrew Lerner  |  November 19, 2016

In just a few weeks, we will be having our annual Gartner Data Center Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference, in Vegas.  This is a fun conference if you’re a networking...

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A New Chapter in Managed WAN Services

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 13, 2016

Outside of North America, most enterprise do not manage their own WAN edge devices. They rely on carriers, systems integrators (SIs) and managed service providers (MSPs) to manage their branch...

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