Sorting the hype from the truth with intent-based networking systems

Everyone is talking about intent-based networking these days, but because there is no great agreement on what it is, many people are trying to twist that around. The latest entrant to this is Cisco, who is trying to co-opt the trend. Where do we go from here?

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Cisco UCS: True System Innovation

Most servers today have a 20+ year legacy, which can be a hindrance to true flexibility because they are mired in the past. Cisco built its UCS product from a clean sheet of paper, designing a system, not a server, in order to tackle the compute challenges of both today and the future.

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CIOs Are Driving Digital Transformation

The drive for digital transformation is being led by the CIO. Because of the criticality of this transformational strategy, the CIO is finding a place at the table more often because their efforts are now driving the business, not just the infrastructure.

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Security Follows Compute to the Edge

Edge compute has become more prevalent as technologies like IoT are beginning to be deployed and more enterprises are becoming more distributed. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has a strategy to ensure security throughout the chain, from the datacenter to the edge.

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Predictive Maintenance: A Paradigm Shift

With IoT huge amounts of data are being generated at the edge, businesses that must deliver service to their end customers can now leverage this data to proactively deliver that service and optimize results. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has a full suite of capabilities to help drive this new innovation.

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IoT Analytics at the Edge

IoT is generating large amounts of data at the edge and this data is better served if it can be acted on at the edge versus being shuttled back and forth over the network. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has an edge compute strategy for handling IoT data in order to optimize its value and not bog down the network.

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Software Is Eating The Network, Through SDNO

Marc Andressen said that “software will eat the world, but the change is not just in applications. Software also has the ability to consume the traditional network, and orchestration is the accelerator that can make this happen.

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OpenStack Network Maturity

OpenStack is an open solution for deploying private cloud in enterprises, but networking has always been the biggest challenge. New options for networking and overall maturity are quickly picking off those challenged and enabling OpenStack to become a more robust solution for private cloud.

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Campus Networking Transformation

With so much focus on the datacenter, the campus networks are often lagging in innovation, but there is real value in updating campus networks in order to drive end user flexibility and productivity. Dell networking brings new choices in campus networks to help agile businesses succeed.

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Spring 2016 ONUG Meeting Highlights

A summary of the Spring 2106 meeting of the Open Networking User Group where leading customers have an opportunity to provide candid and concise input to the vendors who are creating products in the open networking space.

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