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Arista's SDN plans focus on integration capabilities, OpenFlow and OpenStack support, and a variety of integration partners, setting the bar for competitors to meet. Is it enough to pull the company from its niche?
Following the herd mentality, anti-malware vendors of all stripes jumped on the sandboxing bandwagon at RSA, despite the fact that the technique is at least ten years old. So, what makes it more effective now?
Are you juggling numerous network management products trying to serve your users? Are your network management processes slow and ineffective? It is time to re-examine the network management systems that offer ‘single pane of glass’ management.
Big Switch Networks new Switch Light product promises to offer vendors the ability to run an SDN thin client in parallel with their own switch stack, or stand alone easing customer adoption. Will this be the bridge to multi-vendor supportability?
The open API discussion continues to be top-of-mind among developers looking for new opportunities to exploit, and those developers will naturally follow vendors with compelling partnerships that include external API opportunities.
Extreme Networks is the first to announce a product on the reference SDN architecture from Big Switch, Switch Light. The product, Slalom, will be merchant silicon and open source and available in H2 2013. Can Extreme differentiate, though?
Juniper has made good progress in extending and integrating its mobility story across its broader portfolio. Its Simply Connected initiative demonstrates the strengths a network infrastructure vendor can bring to addressing BYOD and consumerization.
Thanks to shrewd acquisitions and a tight focus on data-driven security, RSA has donned the thought leadership mantel for leveraging big data and analytics to more quickly uncover hidden enterprise threats and strengthen authentication.
In acquiring tiny application delivery controller provider Coyote Point, Fortinet hopes to apply its brand of integrating complementary technologies to help boost growth, but without changing its security stripes.
Alcatel-Lucent’s OpenTouch Enterprise Cloud Solution is a welcome effort to enable SPs to build hosted UC services based on the company’s technology. The approach and pricing model seem sound, but many SPs have already made their bets.
If we are going to call networking “software defined networking”, what we end up with better be something new, otherwise, it’s just networking in fancy clothes. SDN products from vendors are new, but IT has to determine if they are a good fit.
Alcatel-Lucent’s OpenTouch Customer Service, supplemented by the new Altitude Software partnership, provides a strong next-generation solution for the previously-offered Genesys Contact Center Suite and likely will benefit both companies.
As organizations move along the cloud continuity curve towards more and more efficient resource usage, more agile systems, autonomous servicing, and a nearly self-aware infrastructure a (perhaps the) critical element is management – are you ready?
Meru Networks’ MobileFLEX architecture enables application-aware, context-specific control parameters on the WLAN. Developed with a mission-critical WLAN in mind, Meru seeks differentiation in a demanding market segment.
This paper identifies these often overlooked, but critical features and recommends a method for calculating their value, both of which give executives a means for exposing the hidden costs of a database security solution.
Interactive Intelligence disrupted the market with an all-in-one cloud contact center priced to appeal to small centers while offering large center capabilities. Its ability to add UC functions could make it a one-stop solution for small business.
Juniper launches new PTX3000, an ETSI (300 mm) Supercore router suitable for space and energy constrained environments, plus a new line card with 2 x 100G forwarding and integrated optics; shows Juniper is still focused on compelling hardware.
With webMethods 9.0, Software AG is addressing enterprise customers’ modern DevOps issues through cloud integration, in-memory data caching, and mobile app development in order to remain competitive with rivals SAP and IBM.
Avaya’s cloud strategy has already attracted several service providers eager to offer its UC, contact center and video services via a multitenant platform. Avaya’s slowness to market could affect market penetration, however.
Samsung’s widely anticipated Galaxy S 4 does not change the formula much from the Galaxy S III. This will undoubtedly upset the tech press and result in huge consumer sales.