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Cool Vendors in Enterprise Communication Strategies, 2014

Published: 23 April 2014

ID: G00262400

Analyst(s): Tim Zimmerman , Joe Skorupa , Andrew Lerner


Software-defined networking is a new and innovative approach for organizations to design, build and manage their data center networks in a more agile and cost-effective way. IT leaders should plan for SDN as deployments shift from very large network operators to mainstream enterprise early adopters.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • Cumulus Networks
  • Nuage Networks
  • Pica8
  • Plexxi
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Aerohive Networks

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