Core and Access Networks News
November 14, 2017
Brooks Brothers, a VeloCloud SD-WAN and VMware customer, sees the VMware acquisition as a positive. But enterprises in mixed-vendor environments could face an important decision.
October 26, 2017
Singtel anchors its managed software-defined branch service with technology from Versa Networks; MegaPath looks to Fortinet to bolster security for its managed SD-WAN service.
August 30, 2017
VeloCloud introduced new members to its SD-WAN security program, while Canonical Ltd. and SnapRoute combine technologies to develop an integrated white box switching stack.
July 24, 2017
The Ericsson-Cisco partnership is likely to produce little in the way of sales or technology, as carriers wait to rearchitect networks for 5G broadband.
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