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Jan. 28, 2020

Accelerating time to deployment, enabling differentiation, achieving policy continuity for services and applications from the endpoint to the cloud, and streamlining operations with the same automation and elastic system architecture at every key point in a network deployment aspirations widely purs ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Paul Parker-Johnson, ACG Research, and Rotem Salomonovitch, Nuage Networks, discuss the cloud and how it is changing the way businesses consume and share information. The trouble with the cloud is its not ubiquitous; it is made up of distinct islands of capability. The compute resides in the data ce ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Ray Mota, ACG Research, and Kishore Seshadri, Senior Director of WAN Orchestration at Cisco Systems, discuss the unique role of SDN in the WAN and its stringent SLA requirements on varied SP infrastructure. Cisco’s WAN Automation Engine (based on Cisco MATE) creates efficient, optimized utilization ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Ray Mota, ACG Research, and Rami Rahim, EVP/GM of the Juniper Development and Innovation team at Juniper Networks, discuss the definition of a high IQ network architecture and the significance to service providers and their customers. They recap Juniper's recent announcement of new solutions that wi ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

WANs using SDN are getting tighter integration with cloud providers' XaaS platforms by putting APIs into their SDNs to interact with cloud management systems and automatically adapt network policies to cloud services' needs.  With SDN operators could make their WANs (VPNs, for example) work as ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

ACI is an important step forward in unifying physical and virtual resources and improving application experiences Among the most important requirements in delivering superior application experiences as the industry transitions to an increasingly virtualized environment is accomplishing tighter inte ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

The OpenStack Foundation has established a bold mission: to harness the cloud community's many talents in developing a robust, open and agile software suite that supports cloud computing in a wide variety of environments, including public, private and hybrid clouds. Read more. For more informa ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

It is a well-established goal for service providers to maximize their agility in creating services and at the same time increase their efficiency and reduce the marginal costs of scaling. This is true for cloud and media and mobile and residential and social networking and the Internet of Things and ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

Among the cloud’s great promises are the lure of unmatched agility and scale delivering IT applications and services. Along with these great promises the cloud’s early days have also seen challenges handling governance of applications as they stretch dynamically across their virtualized in ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

While the potential benefits of running IT services in the cloud are clear, there are still important challenges to overcome before the full promise of elastic clouds can be realized. The nature of these challenges varies -- affecting cloud networks, compute resources and storage -- and perhaps the ...