Enterprise WAN – A Brief History

The wide-area network (WAN) has been business-critical for decades, but in many ways, the architecture hasn’t changed dramatically – until recently. The shift to cloud application workloads is accelerating as

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Tune the Data Center Fabric with the Latest Advanced EVPN-VXLAN Features

At Juniper Networks, we have been leading  the data center design conversation for many years. From Spanning Tree Protocol (STP or xSTP) and MC-LAG to leaf-and-spine IP fabrics and network

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The AI-Driven Enterprise Expands: Driven by Mist AI, of Course!

Experience-First Networking is Here Juniper Networks’ campus and branch customers recognize the value of real AIOps. From five of the Fortune/Global 10, to the top university in the world, to

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AIOps: It’s Time the Algorithm Worked For You

Operations are your platform for progress in IT. Moving from build-to-run activities isn’t always glamorous, but it keeps value flowing throughout an organization. Typically, operational work is thought of as

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Security in the Data Center Fabric

As net­­­work engineers, we are repeatedly encouraged to “Design security in from day one”— especially in this age of increasingly large and damaging breaches. It’s easy to say “Design security

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Exploring EVPN-VXLAN Overlay Architectures – Data Center Interconnect (DCI)

In a previous blog on Getting Started with Modern Data Center Fabrics, we discussed the common modern data center (DC) architecture of an IP fabric to provide base connectivity, overlaid

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Juniper Networks is the Safe Choice in Networking – And Here’s Why

It’s human nature to choose the path of least resistance, as we’re most comfortable with what we already know. Take the example of, “No one ever got fired for buying

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5 Answers from Data Center Experts

Everyone Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Mouth? It’s that time again. The one when we’re thinking about the upcoming year based on any intelligence we’ve been

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What is a Fabric, Anyway?

If someone could arrange a competition between different physical network topologies, the spine-and-leaf fabric would reign as the undisputed champion in many ways. What is different about the spine-and-leaf that

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Exploring EVPN-VXLAN Overlay Architectures – Border Devices

In a previous blog on Getting Started with Modern Data Center Fabrics, we discussed the common modern DC architecture of an IP fabric to provide base connectivity, overlaid with EVPN-VXLAN

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