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Articles by Arthur Cole 

Poor Visibility: The Speedbump on the Road to Automated Networks

As they deploy automated — and, eventually, intelligent — network technology, enterprises need better monitoring tools.

All Aboard for Network Transformation

No one knows for sure how networks will look when this period of dramatic change ends.

Is Networking Evolving Too Quickly?

The sheer pace of development these days may be hampering the decision-making process.

Traffic Management Takes Center Stage on Enterprise Networks

Organizations are becoming more interested in deep analysis of how data is flowing across their networks.

Optical Networks Creating the Global LAN

Fiberoptic connections help support cloud computing and IoT implementations.

VMware Leaning Heavily Toward Networking

The virtualization giant has unveiled several new network-focused initiatives that could bring it into competition with Cisco and other networking vendors.

Network Automation: From Dream to Reality

The dream of network automation is alluring, but implementing it on legacy hardware can be a nightmare.

Putting Microservices to Work on the Network

Microservices architecture will put new demands on network infrastructure.

P4: The Language of SDN

Software-defined networking is getting its own programming language.

When DevOps Meets SDN

Software-defined networking is ideal for organizations adopting DevOps approaches.

NaaS Is Coming, But Not Taking Over

Vendors are rolling out a lot of new network as a service offerings, but fixed connectivity won't go away.

The Edge: A New Network for a New Data Environment

Edge computing will provide a better experience for end users, but supporting edge networks will require new technological advances.

Why Amazon Shied Away from Enterprise Networking

Breaking into the enterprise routing and switching market is not as easy as it sounds — even for a company as large as Amazon.

From Automation to Autonomy to… ?

Networks may one day become more adaptive and autonomous, but they should never be fully self-governing.

When Networking for the Future, Don't Neglect Your Cabling

It might not be the most exciting part of the network, but cabling is critical to supporting today's increased traffic loads.

How to Build Visibility on the SD-WAN

In order to manage SD-WAN environments, enterprises need to be able to monitor both the underlay and the overlay on their networks.  

Virtual Networking: Just the Beginning of a Broader Transformation

SDN and NFV are paving the way towards fully virtualized infrastructure and software-defined data centers.

A Cloudy New World of Networking

Network administrators will need new technology and new internal processes to build and maintain networks in the multi-cloud era.

Getting Wired Infrastructure Ready for 5G

The revolution that is taking place in wireless networking will also impact the enterprise.

Automation is Tricky, So Get Started Now

Smart enterprises are experimenting with network automation now to give themselves time to get up to speed.

Moving SD-WAN from the Lab to the Real World

The majority of enterprises are experimenting with SD-WAN, but transitioning to the new technology won't be problem-free.

Charting the Migration Path from Legacy Networks to SDN

Moving from traditional infrastructure to software-defined networking requires careful planning, monitoring and coordination.

What Machine Learning Can and Can't Do for Enterprise Networks

Machine learning offers great potential to simplify network management and security, but it won't be able to solve every networking problem.

Confronting the IT/IoT Integration Challenge

Enterprises need to get started on building networks that can support IoT needs.

Yes to Disaggregation, But Don’t Call it 'White Box'

Even the biggest vendors of proprietary, integrated networking solutions are now offering software-defined products.

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