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Transforming Network Infrastructure Week in Review: Cisco, DataCore, SD-WAN & More


July 15, 2017

Digital transformation has taken hold, driving a new era of innovation in the data center and beyond. Starting with the transformation of network infrastructure and ending with the user experience, change is in the air. And with the weekend upon us, there’s no better time than the present to take a look at the week that was in network transformation news: Time for the Week in Review!

A WhatMatrix report highlighted a number of companies in the data center space with new rankings in product categories. One such firm, DataCore Software, garnered the best possible rating in software-defined storage and the second highest ranking in SDS/hyperconvergered infrastructure categories.  “The full capabilities of our software-defined storage solutions are often underestimated, but our top rating in the WhatMatrix SDS/HCI category will now help more companies make smarter choices in their evaluation of SDS/HCI solutions,” said Carrie Reber, vice president of Worldwide Marketing at DataCore Software. TMC’s Paula Bernier breaks it all down HERE.

One of the titans of the data center space, Cisco, is seeing great success with the new Application Centric Infrastructure. One of the many reasons is the potential; the solution does not force a round peg into a square hole. When utilized in a next generation environment, firms can see the most of infrastructure investment. See how Cisco is transforming network infrastructure HERE.

Software defined networking (SDN) is quickly becoming the norm. But what is SDN? How does it work? Do I need it in my network? All these questions and more are answered in a guest contributed piece from NS1 Development Operations Engineer Christian Saide HERE.

Speaking of SDN, SD-WAN is earning much in the way of attention. This space is seeing explosive growth, and is pegged for more. Masergy Chief Technology Officer Tim Naramore explains the in’s and out’s of this nascent technology HERE.

Remember to stop by early and often for all things transforming network infrastructure! See you next week!



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