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Viptela taps former Cisco, Dell-EMC exec to lead SD-WAN charge

Praveen Akkiraju Praveen Akkiraju Software-Defined WAN vendor Viptela today announced industry veteran and former Cisco and Dell EMC executive Praveen Akkiraju will become its new CEO as the company looks to increase its presence in the rapidl.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 12th, 2017Related News

OpenStack Vendor Mirantis Offers Managed OpenContrail SDN Services

Open-source SDN effort originally started by Juniper Networks, now has a new support......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 12th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: Death to the hybrid WAN

All too often SD-WAN and hybrid WAN are used interchangeably—mistakenly. SD-WANs extend software-defined networking (SDN) technologies to the WAN. As with SDNs, SD-WANs build an “overlay” or a virtual abstraction of the underlying physical.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 12th, 2017Related News

Rated insecurity: Faux Cat 6 cable sold on Amazon

Many of you are on Wi-Fi, but this is salient to you. Amazon’s enormous sales site is marketing Cat 5 and Cat 6 Ethernet cable with aluminum conductors, as well as “plenum-rated” cable that bears no UL markings and is likely fraudulent. Thi.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 12th, 2017Related News

HPE Aruba President Dominic Orr Retiring

Current leader of HPE's Aruba business unit set to retire at the end of the month......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 11th, 2017Related News

‘Found a nasty bug in my (Cisco) ASA this morning’

The above headline on a post to Reddit piqued my interest this afternoon because it was in that site’s section devoted to system administration and those people know a bug when they encounter one.The Redditor elaborates: “I found a bug in my A.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 11th, 2017Related News

Dell EMC Debuts New Multi-Gig Open Network Switches

N3132PX-ON and N2128PX-ON Open Networking Switches expand Dell EMC's growing portfolio with 2.5 and 5 Gbps capabilities......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 11th, 2017Related News

EdgeConneX expands the edge of the internet with subsea connections

A couple of years ago I wrote about an innovative company called EdgeConneX that was focused on improving the internet experience by extending the internet’s edge into new markets.While there are many content delivery networks and internet optim.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 10th, 2017Related News

Atlassian Acquires Trello for $425M

Deal brings Trello's approach to project management and enterprise collaboration into the Atlassian fold......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 10th, 2017Related News

Cisco Pushes Forward with Ericsson Partnership

A year after Cisco inks wide-ranging deal with Ericsson, new Evolved Wi-Fi Networks effort emerges......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 9th, 2017Related News

This year"s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

This is the eleventh year I’ve compiled this particular collection of trivia, which will come in handy someday if I’m ever on Jeopardy and the category is 1980s/1990s technology and related stuff.  A big year for such stuff, 1992 saw the rele.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 9th, 2017Related News

Wi-Fi TimeSync Keeps Device Time Synchronized

New effort from the Wi-Fi Alliance will use wireless internet to help keep the right time on connected devices......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 6th, 2017Related News

T-Mobile’s Legere ‘rescues’ volunteer fire department, sticks finger in Verizon’s eye

Ever a social-media showman and tormenter of his competitors, T-Mobile CEO John Legere last night took to Twitter to lambaste Verizon’s decision to ding a volunteer fire company for $73,000 and offered to pick up that tab himself if necessary......»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 6th, 2017Related News

The Network in 2017: From Planning to Execution

Networking this year will be all about delivering great application experiences over distance......»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 5th, 2017Related News

FTC takes D-Link to court citing lax product security, privacy perils

The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against network equipment vendor D-Link saying inadequate security in the company’s wireless routers and Internet cameras left consumers open to o hackers and privacy violations. +More on Netwo.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 5th, 2017Related News

Verizon’s $73K bill to volunteer fire company has community burning mad

Residents of a small island community in Virginia are up in arms over Verizon insisting the town’s volunteer fire company pony up $73,000 to have telecommunications equipment moved off a parcel of land on which the department is building a new.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 5th, 2017Related News

IDG Contributor Network: 3 steps to increase the business value of your network

In 2016, I wrote several columns encouraging readers to begin taking steps to turn their networks into a platform for innovation. As I’ve said previously, forward-thinking companies view the network as an asset, rather than an expense, and lever.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 5th, 2017Related News

New Routers Bring Improved Mesh Connectivity to Consumers

Multiple vendors announce new routers at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 5th, 2017Related News

LANDESK Acquired by Clearlake Capital

Clearlake Capital plans on combining LANDESK with Heat Software.....»»

Source:  EnterprisenetworkingplanetCategory: NetworkJan 3rd, 2017Related News

Cisco talks 2017 SD-WAN predictions

There certainly was a ton of hype in Software Defined-WAN arena in 2016 but to be fair there was a lot of actual deployment of technology and services as well.In December Gartner wrote that spending on SD-WAN products will rise from $129 million i.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: NetworkJan 3rd, 2017Related News