Within enterprise data center networks, automation and management platforms are critical to improving day-zero design, day-one configuration and day-two operations. I&O leaders can use this research to assess which vendor’s product best fits their data center networking needs.
What You Need to Know
- Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
- Arista Networks
- Big Switch Networks
- Cumulus Networks
- Dell EMC
- Extreme Networks
- Juniper Networks
- Mellanox Technologies
- New H3C Group
- Product/Service Class Definition
- Critical Capabilities Definition
- Switch Hardware and NOS
- Management and Agility
- Multivendor Integration
- Expertise in Small Environments
- Expertise in Large Environments
- Use Cases
- Midmarket Refresh/Build-Out
- Enterprise Refresh/Build-Out
- Agility Boost
- Vendors Added and Dropped
- Critical Capabilities Rating
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