Network automation News
July 07, 2017
This week, bloggers look into the Aruba 8400 campus LAN switch, automation versus orchestration and culture changes needed for network agility.
June 07, 2017
The first Aruba core switch provides the performance, analytics and automation for supporting large campus networks with IoT deployments.
March 14, 2017
There's a lot of talk about digital transformation in the tech industry, but to obtain it, enterprises need to undertake network transformation. That's where SDN can help.
February 16, 2017
This week, bloggers look at automation as the future of network technology, weigh in on Cumulus' EVPN features and examine ExtraHop's Addy machine learning analytics.
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More data center teams have moved to software-defined networks. And while the technology brings new benefits around automation, it also brings a host of implementation challenges. Continue Reading
Enterprises are moving in the direction of using automated patching systems for increased security. Expert Kevin Beaver explains the benefits and drawbacks of such technology. Continue Reading
A smart home kit, sometimes called a home automation kit or an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, is a product that includes all the hardware and software required to connect, control and manage compatible smart devices for home automation. Continue Reading
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Network validation is an important first step for enterprises evaluating intent-based networking. Unless you know how things really work, you won't succeed. Continue Reading
Network pros improve LAN design, especially in automating policies, with software-defined network functions, or 'SDN-lite,' even if true full-featured SDN is still out of reach. Continue Reading
While software-defined networking technology still isn't mainstream, network pros are looking at how 'SDN-lite' principles can improve LAN automation and flexibility. Continue Reading
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Need to upgrade your network's performance? This checklist includes more than just security and improved throughput. Continue Reading
Network, storage and server management can be overwhelming and time-consuming tasks. Evaluate automation techniques to simplify everything from documentation to system uptime. Continue Reading
Using DevOps for networking means using the tools IT teams employ for testing and applying those principles to networking. Continue Reading
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Today's enterprise network finds itself under unprecedented strain, with the number of connected devices and "things" increasing and end-user expectations of speed and performance growing. Meanwhile, as IT professionals strive to offer the latest and greatest technological services to customers, network resources don't always keep pace. Something has to give.
Such a scenario is ripe for significant, unscheduled network downtime, and in the digital age, these outages come at large scale and enormous cost. Enterprises that have recently experienced major network downtime -- such as Delta Airlines and Salesforce -- have lost millions of dollars and suffered incalculable blows to their brands and reputations. Organizations simply can't afford outages like these in today's digital-first business environment. In this edition of Network Evolution, we explore the dynamics of the modern outage, and how enterprises can minimize their risk of network downtime.
Also in this issue, we take a look at evolving automation tools and how they can make network managers' lives easier. And finally, we'll tell you what you need to know about Cisco's new digital whiteboard, Spark Board, and how it stacks up against Microsoft's Surface Hub.Continue Reading
Find out what three networking problems the benefits of SDN could address in your network and the questions you should ask to make sure you're on the right track. Continue Reading
Software-defined networking allows today's networks to keep pace with DevOps and automation demands, making rapid and reliable software delivery possible. Continue Reading