Vote and Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard: ONUG Use Case Voting Ranks the Challenges Facing Enterprise Users

At ONUG Spring 2019 in Dallas, members of the Hybrid Multi-Cloud Steering Committee reported on the results of a survey of enterprise users in the ONUG Community about barriers to hybrid multi-cloud adoption. The survey, conducted prior to the conference by 451 Research, ranked the inhibitors preventing enterprises from proceeding with a hybrid cloud deployment: […]

Securing the New WAN Edge: SD-WAN and SD-Branch

Digital innovation is redefining networks to improve customer and worker experience, accelerate the development and delivery of critical applications, and gather and process data to more effectively meet modern customer demands. New cloud infrastructures and SaaS solutions, IoT devices, and highly mobile workers are all the result of this transformation. Completing this picture requires extending […]

Low Code and Closed Loop Automation — Crucial for Intent-Based Networking

Automation in networking is casting new implications on the way networks are engineered, structured, designed, coded, and even thought of. Let’s see if low-code and closed loop dovetail automation into intent-based networks. As the networking landscape transformed from a siloed, rigid, monolithic and slow beast; to a fast bird that can be accelerated with Software-based […]

Cloud Interoperability Is Good for Cloud Providers

Talk to cloud providers about interoperability, and they get an allergic reaction, a bad allergic reaction … one that comes on within milliseconds. I get their reasoning. The market is moving too fast, and creating standards will only slow down the pace of innovation. Or you’ll hear “we’ve invested so much in innovation, why should […]

AIOps: What Is It Good For?

You’re on a corporate web conferencing call using Zoom, Webex, Goto Meeting, BlueJeans, Google Talk, Skype, etc and all of a sudden it stops working. The complaints start to roll in, business is slowed, tempers flare and the first thing operational personnel think is, “what the heck, it was working fine yesterday!” Was there a […]

Everything You Knew about IT is Now Wrong

In fact, even the word Information in IT is starting to disappear in organization titles. Rather than Chief Information Officer organization, titles that include the words “Enterprise Technology” are starting to pop up in the Global 2000. The main reason is that “IT” is synonymous with productivity improvement through information technology, i.e., email, databases, legacy applications, […]