Topic: software defined network

The lines between data center and campus networks are blurry

In tech, as in life, change is the only constant. From the days when all of our computer processing took place in mainframe terminals, to the decentralized shift to local servers, to the era of cloud computing, we’ve experienced one transformative wave of innovation after another over the past several decades. Today, we stand at … continue reading

The device profile numbers game

Today, virtually every device connects to the enterprise network. From simple-function IoT devices to multimillion-dollar operational systems, modern devices utilize data connectivity to perform highly specialized tasks much more intelligently. The sheer heterogeneity of these devices is growing exponentially. Effectively regulating these devices, in terms of what they can and cannot do inside the enterprise, … continue reading

Network automation – To plan or not to plan is the question

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” – Confucius As the network evolves into a more dynamic environment due to the introduction of new concepts such as virtualization and software-defined everything, it is becoming imperative that operators automate as much as possible. Whether it be software-defined WAN, data … continue reading

Survey finds security concerns are urging more companies to adopt SDN

Network security is at the top of most IT decision makers’ minds and security concerns may be driving organizations to adopt software-defined networking (SDN). Juniper Networks recently surveyed 500 IT decision makers to understand their SDN journeys. According to Juniper Networks’ survey, many organizations see security as a big consequence of not adopting SDN. Forty … continue reading Protection Status

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