The 10 Biggest Networking Stories Of 2017

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The Biggest Network Headlines Of 2017

The networking world will remember 2017 as the year intent-based networking and software-defined WAN took center stage with plans of redefining the network. Next-generation technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence made its way into the industry as leaders looked to make smarter, more intelligent and cost-effective networks.

The networking landscape itself was shaken up with vendors like Aruba and Extreme Networks making some serious advancements, while players such as Avaya and Brocade Communications had a rough 2017. As the market tries to reinvent itself in the digital age through software and subscription-based selling, 2017 was truly a transformational year for networking. CRN breaks down the 10 biggest stories of 2017 that captured the network world's attention.

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