Notable DevOps Trends, Industries Channeling AI & The SD-WAN Waiting Game

by | April 12, 2019
Notable DevOps Trends, Industries Channeling AI & The SD-WAN Waiting Game



Week of April 7, 2019


Five Industries Already Channeling Autonomous Enterprise Of Future

Bolstered by artificial intelligence, the network is becoming automated and intelligent—self-healing, and self-driving—freeing organizations to let go of drudge work and concentrate on creating greater competitive advantage and focusing on the customer experience.

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Juniper Remakes SD-WAN Offering Into Cloud Service

Juniper Networks announced its SD-WAN solution is now available in a cloud-delivered “as-a-service” offering, with the aim of simplified management of disparate resources. The software-defined networking (SDN) specialist said its Contrail SD-WAN delivered as a cloud service adds to its previous on-premises (and virtual private cloud) capabilities.

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The SD-WAN Waiting Game And The Future Of Networking

Everyone is talking about SD-WAN, from customers and analysts, to Service Providers. But are customers doing more than talking and actually purchasing? Although it’s been hyped and touted as the future of networking, for the last three years, there hasn’t been a startling take up of SD-WAN by customers. Many customers are cautious when it comes to new technology, hesitating to integrate it into their existing networks.

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Airtel, Voda Idea Invest In Network Automation

Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel are embracing technologies such as machine learning to automate and transform into “self-healing networks” to offer better customer experience. Both telecom operators are also “cloudifying” their core networks to be ready for 5G technology.

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Itential Wins Enterprise Software Innovation Award From Compass Intelligence

Itential®, the leader in intelligent network automation, has announced the company has won the Emerging Technology Award from CompassIntel for Enterprise Software Innovation. This recognition further reinforces Itential’s leadership position as the enterprise network automation solution of choice for automating network operations, configuration, and orchestration across complex, multi-domain networks.

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Is The Public Sector Network Ready For The Digital Age?

Civil Service World hosted a webinar briefing in partnership with BT and Cisco to learn more about how smarter networks like software-defined networking in a wide area network, or SD-WAN, can lower costs, improve operational efficiency, and create a new citizen experience. Here are a few excerpts from Richard Oliver, General Manager of BT’s IT & Managed Services Portfolio, Guillaume Sampic, Strategy Director of BT Enterprise, and Cisco’s Dominic Elliot, CTO of BT Cisco Relationship.

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Five DevOps Trends Worth Knowing In 2019

If the last nine years has taught us anything, it’s that DevOps is worth every penny businesses invest. It helps companies streamline production, keep customers happy and provide agile services to attract new audiences. But as with anything in the IT field, there is a paradigm of change. This article discusses some of the top DevOps trends happening now and how to implement them in your own system.

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Beyond SD-WAN: VMware’s Vision For The Network Edge

VeloCloud is now a Business Unit within VMware since being acquired in December 2017. The two companies have had sufficient time to integrate their operations and fit their technologies together to build a cohesive offering. In January, Neal Weinberg provided an overview of where VMware is headed with its reinvention. Now let’s look at it from the VeloCloud SD-WAN perspective.

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How To Scale DevOps: Ten Expert Tips

For many organizations, the first steps on the journey to DevOps don’t involve much pain. Small, passionate teams form, new processes take the place of old ones, and people achieve early wins. But these are mere flashes of brilliance or illusions of progress, says Ben Grinnell, managing director and global head of technology and digital for North Highland. While encouraging, such early wins won’t help organizations achieve what they ultimately want: DevOps at scale.

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Security Collides With Multi-Million Dollar SD-WAN Market

It shouldn’t come as a shock that the SD-WAN market is hot right now. It brought in $700 million in 2018 and is projected to hit $17 billion in 2025, according to Global Market Insights. This large market opportunity is pulling in vendors and providers from across disciplines, including both cloud and service providers. But there’s one group that seems especially poised to take market share: network security vendors. In recent months, a number of network security vendors including Fortinet, Watchguard, and Barracuda have added some form of SD-WAN functionality to their hardware.

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Citrix, VMware Migrate Their SD-WAN Solutions To Google Cloud Project

The migration of SD-WAN services to the cloud continues unabated. Citrix and VMware, the latter through its VeloCloud SD-WAN solution, both announced they were extending their SD-WAN solutions into Google Cloud Platform.

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