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Data center storage and networking News
August 10, 2017
The Cisco acquisition of Viptela -- and its available SD-WAN options -- leads one industry observer to believe Cisco IWAN doesn't have long to live. Lumina Networks spins off from Brocade and will continue to support the SDN controller.
July 18, 2017
Mushroom Networks announced the availability of its VNF WAN tools to new and existing partners. Also, Level 3 introduces a managed SD-WAN service.
July 07, 2017
Where in the world is an edge data center? That's a question IT pros might ask, as more companies try to define where these facilities are located and who uses them.
June 01, 2017
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will focus on areas where the public cloud can't get the job done, such as multicloud technology and at the edge with internet of things projects.
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