Enterprises will need to upgrade their networks to enable the machine-to-machine communication necessary for the Internet of Things.
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Several recent industry announcements show that vendors and their enterprise customers are embracing open networking.
As IoT devices begin collecting video and audio data, enterprises will need new networking hardware in order to cope.
Cisco's latest acquisition represents and important shift for the networking giant.
Enterprises must adapt their networks and their business models if they want to continue to thrive.
Current leader of HPE's Aruba business unit set to retire at the end of the month.
Networking this year will be all about delivering great application experiences over distance.
As network complexity grows, so does monitoring and management.
The IoT is going to require a new kind of network.
The hyperscale infrastructure trend is affecting networking technology.
How will the Internet of Things affect enterprise networks?
The role of network admins will certainly change as IT automation takes hold.
Fabric architectures are the future of networking.
With so much data to analyze, how do you build a network architecture to access it all?
How far are we from self-service networks of the future?
The answer to networking needs could be in chips.
Is a single virtual network possible? Yes and no.
The need to push connectivity across greater distances is becoming critical.
Even as network infrastructure consolidates, demand for connectivity will rise.
SDN promises to make networks more reliable. But how can we be sure we are not just pushing risk to the virtual layer?
The software defined network is but a stepping stone on the way to the software defined data center.
Cisco's switching chief departs.
Ease the migration to 100 GbE by following some expert tips that apply to every possible path to 100 G.
Cisco jumping into container space by picking up startup that had been backed by the former CTO of VMware, Steve Herrod.
Time is running out for enterprises who've yet to transition to a more "liquid" network infrastructure.
Container networking will be critical to the enterprise cloud, and Google’s Kubernetes is making some moves to establish dominance.
SDN and NFV set to enable ever more accessible high-quality video services for enterprise communication and collaboration.
Abstraction is the only way to build a true IoT “without having to physically rewire the entire world.”
Extreme Networks debuts new application fingerprint to find Pokemon Go activity
The dream of open SDN integration and connectivity fractures into a reality of closed, limiting vendor collaborations.
Network orchestration is vital to SDN. Which vendors are up to the challenge?
SDN will soon bring with it service-based networking, upending traditional network models in the enterprise.
SDN and network virtualization present more and more options to the forward-thinking enterprise.
Highly programmable and software defined networks are forcing a rapid evolution of the networking chip.
One of the key challenges of SDN is the new expertise it will demand of network managers. Begin retraining now to be ready for the software defined enterprise.
DevOps will be critical to SDN success in the enterprise. Vendors are working to enable DevOps management of the network.
Cloud networking is critical to today's new enterprise infrastructure deployments. Learn what's needed to connect the distributed enterprise data center.
Cloud visibility limitations create challenges for enterprises and CSPs alike, especially on open platforms.
Software defined WAN technology is the next logical step to the truly distributed enterprise. Find out what it must do.
As key challenges of networking the IoT become clear, virtual networking through SDN and NFV is emerging as critical to solutions.
Containers may be the next big thing for enterprise data centers, but the networking challenges are significant.
The future of SDN demands automation on a level that current management platforms don't provide, but that is changing.
Technology isn't the only thing that enterprises must change in order to prepare for Big Data. Attitudes must evolve, too.
The Internet of Things won't impact the data center as much as expected. It's the edge that must change.
Future-proofing software defined networks for hyperconvergence is a key challenge of today's SDN implementations.
Emerging cloud offerings from major networking vendors seek to address the complexities of end-to-end cloud data environments.
The diversity of hardware and software options emerging for SDN creates challenges for the enterprise.