Networking

Covering carrier and enterprise networking technologies and the underlying transformation of physical networks and devices into mobile-enabled and cloud-delivered network services.


The Networking Channel covers network technologies for organizations of all sizes, including network virtualization, software-defined networking, traffic monitoring, silicon photonics, advanced wireless tracking and analytics, and wireless beaconing - as well as the wider transformation of physical networks and devices into cloud-delivered network services. The 451 Research Network team tracks innovative trends in both network technology and services, with an emphasis on analyzing which will have the greatest impact on the carrier network and enterprise IT, and in what time frame. Targeted at planners, strategists and technologists, as well as vendors and investors, the Networking Channel considers network innovation within the contexts of carriers, enterprise IT, security, compliance and evolving business processes. Our research focus ranges from profiles of new companies to examining major topics at the industry level.


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Recent Reports in Networking
Networking
Market Insight

Datacenter and networking topologies are being redrawn at the edge

As the next generation of digital infrastructure unfolds, there is a widespread expectation that a new tier of datacenters, or at least of compute and storage capacity, will need to be built to meet the latest demands of edge computing.

Networking
Market Insight

Juniper enters the SDN micro-segmentation market

Juniper Networks announced Contrail Security, a security and micro-segmentation offering designed to allow enterprises and SaaS cloud providers to protect applications running in multiple cloud environments.

Networking
Technology & Business Insight

Software-Defined WAN Does Not Grow on WAN Alone

Software-defined WAN is expected to undergo robust growth over the next few years, fueled by initial demands for simplifying WAN management and operations, and for lowering cost by harnessing broadband internet links.