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Network effects: Why automation is limited without integration

Network effects: Why automation is limited without integration

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Most of the industry dialogue around automation focuses on tools. There are countless examples of people touting this API or that framework. There are templates and recipes and playbooks. We have libraries and GitHub repositories. 
 
But until we talk more directly about the role of integration in making useful automation, we will have unnecessarily limited the potential impacts of automation.
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Flash Markets: Why SD-WAN might not be the market maker many hope

Flash Markets: Why SD-WAN might not be the market maker many hope

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In 2011, it was SDN. A couple of years later, it was NFV. We saw it with overlays. To some extent, we are seeing it now with DevOps. And for anyone watching the networking space intently, we are now seeing it with SD-WAN.
 
SD-WAN is the next big market maker for networking. Or is it?
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