Network automation and intent-based networking

Intent-based networking, fueled by network automation, is ushering in a new era of programmable networks where enterprises can deliver services without requiring manual configuration. Read our network automation case studies and find out what you need to know about network management tools engineered to make provisioning and configuration easier than ever before.

Network automation and intent-based networking News

  • June 11, 2021 11 Jun'21

    Cisco DNA Center update tackles customer headaches

    The latest DNA Center upgrade simplifies deploying the campus network controller and scaling the platform to handle more endpoints. Cisco plans to release it in mid-June.

  • May 27, 2021 27 May'21

    Juniper ships first major Apstra release

    Juniper said the latest update to its recently acquired Apstra network automation product sends a message to customers that the company is committed to multi-platform support.

  • December 17, 2020 17 Dec'20

    Cloud recasts global data center switch market

    Cloud providers and enterprise cloud makers have dramatically changed the global switch market, dampening traditional networking gear's importance in the modern data center.

  • December 09, 2020 09 Dec'20

    Aruba launches orchestration software for CX fabric

    The Aruba Fabric Composer is best suited for a CX switching fabric within a small and midsize data center. The company also introduced the 8360 series of CX hardware.

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  • network automation

    Network automation is a methodology in which software automatically configures, provisions, manages and tests network devices. Continue Reading

  • autonomous system (AS)

    An autonomous system (AS) in networking is a collection of one or more associated Internet Protocol (IP) prefixes with a clearly defined routing policy that governs how the AS exchanges routing information with other autonomous systems. Continue Reading

  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)

    Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) is a Layer 2 network protocol used to prevent looping within a network topology. Continue Reading

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