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HP delivers NMC 9.1 as new demands on network management require secure, integrated, and automated response
To manage your network today, you really need to understand how your network is constructed from the bottom up, how it ties together, how it changes over time, and how it self-organizes. You need to build that kind of intelligence into your root-cause analysis.
Green Ethernet switch modules from HP help cut power use and TCO
Many companies today are caught between competing pressures brought by data and power. Faced with moving ever increasing data faster and faster, they find the power to do that, as well as deal with the associated cooling, expensive and increasingly unavailable.
As cloud and mobile trends drive user expectations higher, networks must now deliver applications faster, safer, cheaper
Network services will need to adjust rapidly or the latency and hassle of access and performance issues will get in the way of users, their new expectations, and their behaviors -- for both work and play.
Akamai counters commoditization fears by extending WAN acceleration to business, communications applications
Such additional services that help sellers join and innovate with buyers via the mobile and Internet networks is what Akamai is banking on to elevate its value from perceived bit pipe accelerator to commerce and entertainment value-added partner. The same types of services when brought to the enterprise could allow workers to buy and use business services on an as-needed basis -- or, to gain free or low-cost applications and services when paired with relevant and useful advertising or trial services.