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Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking

Published: 07 May 2018

ID: G00354547

Analyst(s): Andrew Lerner , Bill Menezes , Vivek Bhalla , Tim Zimmerman


Hardware improvements alone are no longer the best way to improve enterprise networking agility. These vendors provide some of the cool, innovative networking analytics and automation tools that will help I&O leaders improve the agility of the enterprise networks critical to digital business.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • Cloudleaf
  • Forward Networks
  • MetaPort
  • Where Are They Now?
    • Arkin (Acquired by VMware in June 2016)

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