May 24, 2019

Intent-Based Verification Leading a New Wave of Network Automation

Most successful IBN deployments focus on the network verification process. Not only is it safe, it also can easily integrate into existing networks and workflows.

Intent-Based Networking (IBN) is one of the most significant IT trends in recent years and is widely considered the “next big thing” in networking. The IBN vision comes as a natural successor to Software-Defined Networking (SDN), with the goal of automating networking operations and better aligning networks with business goals or intent.

Gartner first coined the term IBN in 2017. As defined, IBN comprises of networking software that helps to plan, design, implement and operate networks that can improve network availability and agility. In practice, it boils down to two key capabilities: 1) configuration: the ability to translate high-level policy or intent to network configuration, and (2) verification: the ability to verify that the actual behavior matches the high-level intent... [READ MORE on NETWORK COMPUTING]

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September 13, 2023
A Financial Services Company Saved “7 Figures” By Improving Network Inventory Management

Everyone knows inventory management is important – but so are the 100+ other things we need to do, and let’s face it, the inventory is not on fire. Given the benefits one customer experienced, maybe it should be.   On September 14, at 2:00pm Eastern time, we’re hosting a webinar, featuring special guests, Michael Wynston, Director of Network Architecture and […]

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September 7, 2023
What’s worse than a toothache?

For me, I’d have to say it’s sitting through a high-pressure demo with a sales guy who needs to close business. Given the choice, I’ll take the dentist office visit anytime, at least they give you meds! We realize that sales demos aren’t always pleasant. And while we strive to create a comfortable environment for […]

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August 23, 2023
How do you Monitor and Manage a Network Without Borders?

There are only two options for managing a global multi-cloud network: either by using a combination of inference, hope, and intuition or with mathematical certainty. When conducting 5 million financial transactions daily, it’s essential to operate with certainty, regardless of your network’s size or geographical distribution. Auditors don’t accept inferences; they demand certainty when determining […]

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