Day: April 5, 2018
Traditional networking architectures over the past two decades or so prescribe that the hub of the network be build around a specific location, such as a data center or a company’s headquarters building. This location houses most of the equipment for compute, storage, communications, and security, and this is where enterprise applications are traditionally hosted. […]
IDG Contributor Network: What Larry, Moe and Curly can teach us about network security and SD-WAN agility
In comedy, unexpected actions make for good fun. The pratfalls. The eye pokes. But in networking, the unexpected is hardly funny. And yet it was the antics of the Three Stooges that came to mind as I reviewed the results of Cato Networks’ latest networking survey. The survey canvassed more than 700 enterprise IT buyers […]
IDG Contributor Network: The serverless cloud provider was last year – what can we expect to change?
Reno-based analyst Synergy Research Group released a review of the 2017 cloud market on January 4th. The report, which estimated the total scope of the industry at $180 billion, gauged the year-over-year growth rate of infrastructure as a service (cloud hosting) and platform as a service (combined cloud hardware and software) at 47%. Such astronomical […]
IDG Contributor Network: Intent-based networking can turn your data center into a digital crime scene
An important side effect of digital transformation is that your network is likely to become a digital crime scene. As such, it needs a systematic approach to identify the culprit. In this analogy, a crime can be equivalent to a network outage or gray failure. And this is where intent-based networking (IBN) can help. The […]