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The Internet of Things and the Interconnection Problem

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly growing and today, is no longer just computers and phones. According to David Evans, former chief futurist at Cisco, “Today, literally anything can be connected, including tennis rackets, diapers, clothing, vehicles, and, of course, homes. And although people may find this unsettling, the network is also starting to […]

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What Happens When the Village is Sheltering at Home?

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It shouldn’t take a village to route a packet, but as I explained recently, networking today requires the population of a small town to function properly. Even before the Coronavirus, the networking world has been suffering from an illness – the reliance on legacy vendors, hardware, and physical and manual processes to manage networks. This […]

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Will COVID-19 Fuel the SD-IX Revolution?

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Sometimes change is accompanied by a loud BANG and other times change quietly sneaks in with the slightest of whispers. It seems that in the case of using software to construct network interconnections the latter is happening. Because of the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on our communications infrastructure, BANG or whisper, we all have a […]