BROKEN AND DISCONNECTED: A NEW APPROACH TO SECURITY CONNECTIONS IS NEEDED

| May 20, 2018

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Digital transformation (DX) has brought new business capabilities to enterprises while simultaneously exposing new security risks. Network defenses that use a patchwork of disaggregated multivendor products are no longer effective within distributed network structures, where data often resides in various isolated environments and siloed applications.

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A new era of automation with Cisco ACI and the Citrix ADC Manager app

Article | February 12, 2020

Since it was first available, Citrix has worked with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to integrate Citrix ADC with the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). As a valued technology partner, Citrix has a device package — a software module — that enables users to configure the Citrix ADC directly from a Cisco APIC. This setup has run in many customer production environments over the years. Let’s consider one of those customers — Jim. He was the first to deploy the integrated solution in his data center. The solution gave him the automation he needed and a single view to configure, deploy, and manage applications. However, his application admins preferred to use the Citrix ADC user interface to manage L4-L7 services.

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Infrastructure as code vs. platform as code

Article | April 15, 2020

With infrastructure as code (IaC), you write declarative instructions about compute, storage and network requirements for the infra and execute it. How does this compare to platform as code (PaC) and what did these two concepts develop in response to? In its simplest form, the tech stack of any application has three layers — the infra layer containing bare metal instances, virtual machines, networking, firewall, security etc.; the platform layer with the OS, runtime environment, development tools etc.; and the application layer which, of course, contains your application code and data. A typical operations team works on the provisioning, monitoring and management of the infra and platform layers, in addition to enabling the deployment of code.

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PACKET PUTS AN EDGE ON EQUINIX

Article | March 18, 2020

In the end, what enterprises really want is a way to run any application on any cloud at any time. And Equinix, which operates one of the largest networks of datacenters on the planet, is hoping to make that happen. Over the past two decades, Equinix has steadily expanded the number of its facilities and its global reach to where it now has more than 200 facilities in more than 55 markets around the world. The company also has adapted to the rise of public clouds and other trends that are reshaping the IT industry. Key to this has been Platform Equinix, the mesh of datacenters created by interconnecting of all these datacenters – those owned by Equinix, the big clouds, and other service providers

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As Edge Applications Multiply, OpenInfra Community Delivers StarlingX 5.0, Offering Cloud Infrastructure Stack for 5G, IoT

Article | June 2, 2021

StarlingX—the open source edge computing and IoT cloud platform optimized for low-latency and high-performance applications—is available in its 5.0 release today. StarlingX combines Ceph, OpenStack, Kubernetes and more to create a full-featured cloud software stack that provides everything carriers and enterprises need to deploy an edge cloud on a few servers or hundreds of them.

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