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Cloud, Services And SDN: Juniper Networks' New Americas Channel Chief Outlines 2013 Goals
5:08 PM EST Mon. May. 20, 2013
Juniper Network's new vice president of Americas Partners Sales said helping partners embrace services, move to the cloud, and work more closely with Juniper's internal sales force are priorities for 2013.
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
8 Buzzworthy Networking Products
12:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Nearly 150 entries were considered for this year's Best Of Interop Awards, with only seven products taking home the gold. Here's a look at the winners.
Will Software-Defined Networking Doom Hardware Vendors?
10:15 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Hardware vendors and software makers are clashing over SDN and how far it will remove hardware differentiation from the future of networking.
Software-Defined Deluge: Promises, Pitfalls And Players
3:00 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
The software-defined environment is developing at breakneck speed as the industry looks at how -- and how much of -- the functionality of traditional data center hardware can be addressed via software.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:30 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
For the week ending May 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Interop 2013: 10 Hot Products For Network Monitoring, SDN And More
12:15 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
There was no shortage of product announcements at Interop 2013, with vendors ranging from HP to Riverbed showing off their latest and greatest in networking gear. Here are 10 products that stood out in the crowd.
Interop: HP Trumpets Its SDN Line-Up As Industry's 'Most Complete'
3:57 PM EST Thu. May. 09, 2013
HP's SVP of Networking Bethany Mayer told Interop attendees Thursday that data center networks today are the same as they were 30 years ago, and that SDN -- and specifically HP's FlexFabric products -- is the way to change that.
Interop: Juniper Lifts Curtain On JunosV SDN Controller Earlier Than Expected
7:07 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
Juniper Networks said at Interop this week that its new JunosV Contrail Controller for software-defined networks is slated to launch during the second half of the year, rather than 2014.
Avaya Details Rollout Plans For One Source Partner Portal
4:53 PM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Avaya said its new One Source portal could slash the time it takes partners to get customer quotes by up to 87 percent.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
1:25 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
For the week ending May 3, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
HP Puts SDN Strategy In High Gear With New FlexFabric Switches
11:55 AM EST Thu. May. 02, 2013
HP's new FlexFabric line of switches are aimed at making data center networks more programmable and optimized for big data applications and the cloud.
Juniper Partners Welcome New Partner Sales VP As Vitagliano's Successor
3:44 PM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Juniper partners said, while they'll miss former vice president of Americas Partner Sales Frank Vitagliano, Chris Jones is an ideal replacement for the long-time channel icon.
Juniper Reports Steady Q1 Growth, But Warns Of Slow Enterprise Sales
6:46 PM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
Juniper Networks reported year-over-year growth for its first fiscal quarter of 2013 but warned of continued weakness across its enterprise segment.
Bon Voyage! 12 Scenes From Cisco's Velocity Event In Cannes
10:00 AM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
Cisco and its partners took to one of the most beautiful cities in the world this week for the networking giant's seventh annual Marketing Velocity event. Here are 12 scenes from the show.
Tech 10: Hot Networking Devices For 2013
10:00 AM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
Software-defined networking, mobility and the cloud has everyone in the network space upping their game. Here are 10 products that you must check out.
Dell Makes Big SDN Play With New Fabric Technologies
11:10 AM EST Mon. Apr. 15, 2013
Dell's new Networking Active Fabric solutions will go head-to-head with a growing number of converged networking and SDN technologies from rivals including Cisco and HP.
Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
10:00 AM EST Fri. Apr. 12, 2013
For the week ending April 12, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
SVP Of Cisco's Global Enterprise Segment Departs
2:25 PM EST Wed. Apr. 10, 2013
John McCool, head of Cisco's Enterprise Networking Sales Architecture team and a key driver behind the development of Cisco's Catalyst switches, is leaving the company.
Brocade To Partners: New HyperEdge Technology Will Change The Conversation
10:30 AM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
The aim of Brocade's new HyperEdge technology is to apply the same 'flattening' concept to enterprise networks that has been applied to data center networks through fabric technologies.
Extreme Networks Targets Enterprise With Open Fabric Solution
3:00 AM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
Extreme Networks is taking its Open Fabric technology for data centers into enterprise campuses with its new Open Fabric Edge solution.
Alcatel-Lucent Venture Nuage Networks Details SDN Play
5:07 PM EST Tue. Apr. 02, 2013
Nuage Networks, an internal startup within Alcatel-Lucent, says its new SDN overlay addresses the key data center network constraints limiting cloud services adoption.
Riverbed Stages First APM Launch Since OPNET Buy
9:00 AM EST Tue. Apr. 02, 2013
Riverbed said OPNET AppInternals Xpert 8.5 will bridge the gap between application developers and application support teams, while streamlining performance management initiatives for both groups.
Juniper Bolsters SDN Strategy With New Programmable EX9200 Switch
4:09 PM EST Mon. Apr. 01, 2013
Juniper is pushing ahead with the ambitious software-defined networking strategy it outlined earlier this year with the launch of its new EX9200 core programmable switch.
Cisco's New VP Of Partner Marketing: Let's 'Attack' Growth Areas Together
3:43 PM EST Fri. Mar. 29, 2013
Sherri Liebo, Cisco's new VP of global partner marketing, said she wants to drive more Cisco services and hosted offerings through the channel.
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