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March 2015

Linux and the Future Network

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When Linus Torvalds released Linux in 1991, no one could have imagined the influence it would have on modern computing. It quickly took off in the web, HPC, and embedded spaces. Looking back, it’s easy to see the major advances like LAMP and Beowulf clusters all the way to modern cloud computing and forget the effort that individuals and companies put in to advance Linux. Those changes were primarily on the server side, and we’re starting to see the same thing happening in the network itself. The next generation network…

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Announcing Policy Manager 2.1

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Itential is pleased to announce the 2.1 release of Itential Policy Manager. Policy Manager 2.1 expands on the functionality introduced in version 1.0 as follows: The ACL design canvas has been replaced with the Topology Canvas: Visualization and management of of the physical devices, groupings of devices, and logical elements such as IP Pools, including the connectivity between them The Policy Canvas has been introduced as a separate UI to allow for the creation of multiple Policies over the same network topology The ACL design table has been enhanced and renamed the Policy…

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Announcing the Itential Pronghorn Application Server

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In today’s ever evolving networking world it is important to have consistent management tools in place that are capable of vendor agnostic support of the dynamic environment being created.  It is because of this that Itential is pleased to announce the introduction of the Pronghorn Application Server. The Pronghorn Application Server is a multi-tiered platform consisting of the following: Adapter Bridge – for communicating with vendor supplied and open source applications Cog Layer – for defined business logic exposed via REST APIs to applications that are built upon the SDN Application Server…

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