This week, high-performance network vendor Arista announced the expansion of its popular 7050X4 and 7060X5 switches. The former has been deployed in enterprise environments, while the latter is commonly found in hyperscale backbones.

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Arista Rolls Out New Products Aimed at Supporting Next-Generation Compute

At most trade shows, the Expo Hall is a “must see” area for attendees as that’s the place innovation can be experienced, and that was the case at the recent AWS re:Invent show. In the Expo Hall, the cloud vendor set up several stations to show real-life examples of many of its advanced technologies.

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Advanced Technology on Display at AWS re:Invent

This week Dialpad announced the evolution of its “TrueCaaS” strategy, using the phrase “AI-Powered Customer Intelligence.”

The company had been using TrueCaaS to describe its single cloud software stack that can deliver Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) and Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS).

One of the primary benefits of a converged platform is having a single data lake with which to perform analytics to make business decisions. Most communications vendors offer UCaaS or CCaaS and then partner for the other capability. Dialpad is one of the few that has built a single, cloud native stack to deliver both.

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Dialpad Introduces AI-Powered Customer Intelligence

Last week, Amazon Web Services (AWS) held its 11th annual re:Invent event. The show is important for AWS customers as they learn about the latest and greatest innovations from the market leader in cloud computing. Another important part of the event is that attendees can be kept up to date on the updates from the massive ecosystem of technology partners that AWS has.

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Fortinet Rolls Out Cloud-Native Firewall at AWS Re:Invent

The 11th annual Amazon Web Services re:Invent is now in the books. This was the first fully attended re:Invent since the pandemic — 2021 had a capped audience — and I was curious to see how well-attended the event would be. The “about re:Invent” post, written prior to the start of the show, claimed “over 50,000,” but I heard that it may have been as high as 70,000, which is at pre-pandemic levels.

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Five top takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2022