The company this week took a giant step that direction by announcing it was adding Viptela SD-WAN technology to the IOS XE software that runs its core ISR/ASR routers. Over a million of ISR/ASR edge routers such as the ISR models 1000, 4000 and ASR 5000 are in use by organizations worldwide.
The Open Fog Consortium has come up with IEEE 1934, a standard shaped by ARM, Cisco, Dell, Intel, Microsoft and Princeton University to handle the massive data generated by IoT, 5G and artificial intelligence.
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Hardware designed to Open Compute Project specification accounts for well over US$1 billion in hardware sales.
The thing about MPLS is that it’s a technique, not a service — so it can deliver anything from IP VPNs to metro Ethernet. It's expensive, so with the advent of SD-WAN enterprises are trying to figure how to optimize its use vs. less expensive connections like the internet.
New Cisco software will address SD-WAN challenges with help improving application performance, planning bandwidth allocation and modeling how policy changes might affect network performance.
Cloud services that provide nothing but server hardware can help solve application-migration, performance, customization and hardware-access problems.
Azure Stack is Microsoft's on-premises version of its Azure cloud service, enabling customers to hold sensitive information within their own facilities but with the ability to reach the Azure public cloud, too.
802.11ax is the emerging Wi-Fi standard that will likely displace the current 802.11ac standard with higher throughput and overcoming poor performance in crowded environments.
Branch offices are filling up with specialized networking appliances, but SD-Branch promises to reduce the clutter and save money.
From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.
Bing’s mapping tools are adding services to help trucks get where they need to be, when they need to be there
Aryaka study finds that SD-WAN performs well over short hops, but private WAN performs far better over the longest distances.
Chips fed by photonics streams can be too fast for data processing. Scientists propose slowing the microprocessors by converting incoming light into slower sound waves.
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Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to reinvent itself as it moves from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."
At its Discover conference this week, HPE is pulling back the curtains on firmware security and advances in software-defined IT.
The carrier-led Small Cell Forum has revealed the names of the founding members of an Enterprise Advisory Council designed to help address the need for more wireless coverage to meet rising demand.
Cisco gets MindMeld’s Deep-Domain Conversational AI technology for voice-embedded apps
Huawei’s success is tied to its ability to plant the seeds of the future, a philosophy that underscores its heavy investment in the countries in which it operates. It is also at the heart of the research and development it finances to ensure the company is not only a major innovator but also delivers cutting edge technology solutions.. Read more