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The Time Is Now To Consider Open Networking

 
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Is The Global Chip Shortage Disrupting Your Network Upgrade Plans? Pica8 Might Be The Key to Your Network Challenges

 
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Top 3 Telecom Provider with a Heavy Retail Presence Selects Pica8 over Cisco

  In 2017 a top 3 telecom provider with a heavy retail presence (more than 4,000 stores in the U.S.) made a business decision that has been delivering solid dividends ever since: It started replacing some 5,000 Cisco Catalyst switches in its stores with Pica8’s PicOS® Software Switches on white box...
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Want NAC without Cisco’s Financial Handcuffs? Then You Want Pica8

  In recent years, we’ve seen a real upsurge of interest in deploying network access control (NAC) in the enterprise campus. We’re not at all surprised by this, given the network is now used by more types of devices (IoT, security cameras, BYOD) and users (students, employees, contractors) than...
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Tech Talk: Why Telemetry is Critical to Successful Intent-Based Networking

  Interest in intent-based networking (IBN) continues to grow, even as the definition remains vague and varies by vendor. In this post, I’d like to offer my take on one element that I believe will be important for any successful IBN implementation: efficient and effective open telemetry. Telemetry...
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