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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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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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Cool Network Vendors 2016

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 13, 2016

Every year, we publish Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking to highlight lesser-known vendors that are doing cool things in the networking market. Coolness is subjective (for example, this was a cool...

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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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Simple Questions for a Networking Startup

by Andrew Lerner  |  September 1, 2015

Networking startup vendors always generate a ton of excitement in the market. Whether it’s the Data Center, WAN, or other areas, they often solve specific long-standing challenges in new innovative ways....

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I hate my WAN...SD-WAN to the rescue

by Andrew Lerner  |  July 7, 2015

I've yet to run across a Gartner client that loves their WAN. It’s crazy if you think about it: The time to get additional WAN bandwidth is typically measured in...

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Cool Networking Vendors

by Andrew Lerner  |  April 3, 2015

We just published our 2015 edition of Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, which profiles five “cool” organizations: Appcito, Big Switch Networks, CloudGenix, OpenDaylight and Viptela. Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, http://www.gartner.com/document/3021217...

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Hybrid is the new WAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  January 2, 2015

There’s been a ton of recent vendor activity in and around the enterprise WAN. For starters, there are several start-ups emerging like Glue Networks, Viptela, CloudGenix and Velocloud. Further, Cisco announced...

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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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