Over the past decade, the role of the network has changed: What was once viewed as a non-differentiated tactical resource that got very little attention from business leaders is now considered a strategic asset.
High-performance network provider Arista Networks Inc. today announced new offerings that take it into the wide-area networking market.
The new offering, calledWAN Routing Systems, is actually a combination of several new networking offerings: an enterprise-class routing platform, carrier- and cloud-neutral internet transit capabilities and a new CloudVision service called Pathfinder to simplify and optimize enterprise WANs. As is the case with all Arista solutions, the WAN Routing System is based on Arista’s EOS operating system and CloudVision management portal.
Extreme Networks Inc. recently announced it has integrated network fabric capabilities into its ExtremeCloud SD-WAN or software-defined wide-area network, allowing customers to extend the network fabric securely across the end-to-end network, which includes the data centers, campus network and branch locations.
With its fiscal first-quarter earnings reported Wednesday, networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. started off the year with a bang.
Cisco’s numbers are always an important industry litmus test because it’s the biggest networking vendor and has the broadest portfolio. How their quarter goes is a general indicator for the direction of the network, collaboration, service provider spending and security.
Cisco Systems Inc. held its annual Partner Summit this week in Las Vegas, bringing together thousands of global partners to exchange ideas and learn about the networking giant’s most recent innovations. Cisco has one of the largest and most diverse partner ecosystems in the information technology industry, with about 90% of the company’s revenue flowing through its partners from more than 150 countries.