Thursday, December 05, 2013

The 21 most powerful enterprise networking companies

  Fibre Channel hits key landmark on the way to 32Gbps | Shadow IT is undermining your security
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The 21 most powerful enterprise networking companies
Here they are – the 21 companies that have the biggest effects on the day-to-day operations of enterprise networks. Spanning a broad range of different businesses – from wireless carriers to hardware vendors to cloud providers – these firms are, in our view, the ones with the most sway over what happens on the network. We drew on our own institutional expertise, as well as extensive discussions with industry analysts, to come up with the list. Read More


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Shadow IT is undermining your security
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