This week (and for the second time), CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, named Plexxi to its 2018 Data Center 100 list. For those who need a refresher, this annual list recognizes technology suppliers that excel at powering, supporting and protecting the complex and demanding data centers on which today’s businesses rely – and we are pretty proud to be included.
In the words of Denis Vilfort, our vice president of marketing: “There is no doubt that Plexxi is setting a new standard for data center network technology and application awareness. Plexxi’s innovative HCN strategy empowers companies to leverage a true public cloud experience in their private data center cloud, and increase business agility, efficiency and automation. While network innovation from traditional vendors has been stalling over the last decade, Plexxi’s new vision for the modern data center fabric is now accelerating how quickly companies deploy applications and draw business value from their data.”
I couldn’t agree more.
Below please find a few of our top picks for our favorite news articles of the week.
TechTarget: 5G architecture plus NFV, SDN offers performance gains
By Jennifer English
Fifth-generation wireless networks that use software-defined networking and network functions virtualization could create the most advanced, efficient networking architecture ever to date, according to one industry analyst. While 5G wireless doesn’t depend on network virtualization technologies to survive, it can benefit from them, said Chris Antlitz, senior telecom analyst at Technology Business Research Inc., based in Hampton, N.H., and author of a new report on phases of 5G adoption.
RCRWireless: Data center trends to watch out for in 2018
By Nathan Cranford
Data centers are evolving with the shift toward virtualization. As organizations seek to take advantage of the cloud to manage day-to-day business operations, many are wondering what sort of trends are taking shaping in modern-day data centers. To simplify matters, the following highlights some relevant themes that are forming throughout data centers this year.
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