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Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016

Published: 13 April 2016

ID: G00299631

Analyst(s): Andrew Lerner , Neil Rickard , Mark Fabbi , Danilo Ciscato, Vivek Bhalla


Changing application architectures and the proliferation of cloud services dramatically impact the way networks are designed, built and managed. In this research, we profile five lesser-known vendors that network designers can use to solve emerging network challenges.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
    • Network Innovation Is Shifting From Game-Changing Architectures to Pragmatic Operational Improvements
  • AppViewX
  • Arkin
  • Avi Networks
  • Bridgeworks
  • VeloCloud
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Embrane (Acquired by Cisco in April 2015)

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